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11/17/16-Mentor Williams "Drift Away"

Songwriter and "Lost 45s" guest Mentor Williams, composer of Dobie Gray’s 1973 hit, “Drift Away,” died Wednesday. The location and cause of death were not reported, although he was a longtime resident of the Taos area. Williams also co-wrote such country hits as Alabama’s “When We Make Love” (1984), Eddy Raven’s “She’s Gonna Win Your Heart” (1984) and Randy Travis and George Jones’ “A Few Ole Country Boys” (1990). Narvel […]

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7/31/15-Lynn Anderson passes away

I consider Lynn and Mentor friends. She will be missed. -Barry >Country singer Lynn Anderson, best known for her classic recording “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,” died Thursday night of a heart attack at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She had been hospitalized for pneumonia following a trip to Italy. She was 67 years old. Lynn Rene Anderson was born Sept. 26, 1947 in Grand Forks, N.D., and raised […]

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