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Bob Beckham Dead: Singer, Publisher and Mentor to Dolly Parton Passes Away at 86

November 12, 2013 / 08:40

Bob Beckham scored two country hits early in his music career, but soon found his niche on the other side of the radio. The 86-year-old is remembered as a friend and mentor to songwriters like Kris Kristofferson and Dolly Parton. A former U.S. Army paratrooper, Beckham died on Veterans Day (Nov. 11) at a hospital in Hermitage, Tenn.
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