Country Music Icon Jan Howard Dead at Age 91, Grand Ole Opry Member for 49 Years
By Fox News // March 29, 2020
famous hit "The One You Slip Around With" in 1960
“It almost seems like an accident that I became a singer, but I’m so thankful for it.” – Jan Howard
So are we, Jan. You’re forever a Grand Lady of the Opry and of our hearts. Tonight’s show is dedicated to Jan ❤️ pic.twitter.com/u2drh7JsNR
— Grand Ole Opry (@opry) March 29, 2020
(FOX NEWS) – Jan Howard, a country icon and Grand Ole Opry member of 49 years, has passed away at the age of 91 in Gallatin, Tenn.
The news was confirmed in a statement from the Opry obtained Fox News.
In a statement, Opry vice president and executive producer Dan Rogers said: “Jan Howard was a force of nature in country music, at the Opry, and in life. We were all so lucky so many nights to hear her voice on stage and to catch up with her backstage. We’re all better for having had her in our lives.”
Howard found first found mainstream success with her hit “The One You Slip Around With” in 1960.
Other notable hits of Howard’s include “Too Many Teardrops Too Late,” Just As I Am” and “Evil On Your Mind.”
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