In Sydney, Australia, of dementia (88), singer, songwriter, steel guitarist, television host and radio DJ, whose eleven vocal hits include 'You Cant Stop Me' and 'Make It Rain', while also penning songs for Charlie Walker ('Who Will Buy The Wine?'), Johnny Sea ('My Baby Walks All Over Me'), Dean Martin, Merle Haggard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Red Simpson, Johnny Cash, Ernest Tubb, Bob Luman, Vikki Carr, Waylon Jennings, Porter Wagoner, Jim Ed Brown, Ray Price and Buck Owens.In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, of organ failure (85), singer, movie actor, TV personality, music publisher (Sawgrass Music, Sabal Music and Guava Music), and songwriter whose hit compositions include 'Detroit City', 'Ruby Dont Take Your Love to Town', 'Mental Revenge', 'I Aint Never', 'Heart Over Mind', 'Burning Memories', 'All The Time', 'Honky Tonk Song', 'Holiday For Love', 'Tupelo County Jail', 'A Thousand Miles Ago', 'No Love Have I', 'Take Time', 'Crazy Wild Desire', 'Cow Town', 'Sooner Or Later', 'How Come Your Dog Dont Bite Nobody But Me', and 'Emotions'.
' (Tracy Lawrence), 'Where The Stars And Stripes And Eagle Fly' (Aaron Tippin) and 'The Love Song' (Jeff Bates).As a solo act (Frank Slay & His Orchestra), he had such hits as 'Flying Circle', while his biggest hits as a producer were 'Incense And Peppermints', a US Number 1 for Strawberry Alarm Clock' and 'Don't Call Us, We'll Call You' by Sugarloaf, on Slay's own label Claridge Records.In Philadelhpia, Pennsylvania, USA, of heart failure (56), singer-songwriter of such hits as 'Deja Voodoo', 'Slow Ride', 'Last Goodbye', and 'Blue On Black', (Number 1 for 17 weeks), as well as the Dixie Chicks first Number 1 single 'Theres Your Trouble'.'Let The Four Winds Blow', 'When I'm Walking (Let Me Walk)', 'Lady Madonna', 'The Big Beat', 'The Fat Man', 'Valley Of Tears', 'Im Walking', 'Im In Love Again', 'I Want To Walk You Home', 'Country Boy, 'Three Nights A Week', 'My Girl Josephine', 'It Keeps Raining', 'What A Party', 'Red Sails In The Sunset' and 'Walking To New Orleans'. (70), singer, songwriter, producer and member of both the Easybeats and Flash & The Pan, and whose hit compositions include 'Friday On My Mind' for the Easybeats and 'Love Is In The Air' for John Paul Young, along with songs covered by such acts as Grace Jones, Tom Jones, David Bowie and Meatloaf.Although Fats Domino outsold every rock and roll artist other than Elvis, and was even described by Presley as "the real king of rock and roll", he remained a modest, even shy person, factors which - coupled in later years, with an unwillingness to perform in public outside of New Orleans - may have led to him being under-estimated by critics. Brother of Angus and Malcolm Young of AC/DC, George Young produced a number of that band's early albums, including 'Let There Be Rock' and 'Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap', along with their 2000 album 'Stiff Upper Lip'.