Vern Gosdin, country music singer-songwriter, dies 70

Vern Gosdin (August 5, 1934 - April 28, 2009) was an American country music singer. He idolized The Louvin Brothers and The Blue Sky Boys as a young man and sang in a gospel quartet called The Gosdin Brothers. Nicknamed "The Voice," an inheritor of the soulful honky tonk style of Lefty Frizzell and Merle Haggard rose to the top of the business and notched hit after barroom hit. Some of these scored hits in the 1970s and 1980s, included "Chiseled in Stone," "Set 'em Up Joe," "I'm Still Crazy," "That Just About Does It," "If You're Gonna Do Me Wrong (Do It Right)," "Today My World Slipped Away," "Slow Burning Memory," "This Ain't My First Rodeo," "Way Down Deep" and "I Can Tell By The Way You Dance (You're Gonna Love Me Tonight)."

Death of Vern Gosdin
Gosdin, who suffered a stroke at the start of April 2009, died peacefully in his sleep at a Nashville hospital the evening of April 28, 2009 at the age of 74

Vern Gosdin - Chiseled in Stone

I will never forget Vern

I will never forget Vern Gosdin.I cut my teeth on his music
I loved it.I was in shock when I just read this
Sandy Douvia sorry to his family.I just don't want George Jones and Merle Haggard to go for along time.We've lost alot of the great legends.
Sandy Douvia

Re: Vern Gosdin, country music singer-songwriter, dies 70

Noted musicians will tell you this man sung from the diaphram. More than that... This man sang from the soul You were one of kind Vern...You will always live!~