Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
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The shooter was reportedly a veteran with PTSD.
Mel Tillis Dead at 85
Mel Tillis, whose career spanned performing, songwriting, movies and television, has died after a long health battle.
Gregg Allman Dead at 69
Rock and Southern music legend Gregg Allman has died at the age of 69.
Merle Haggard Dead at 79
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When Kenney Jones Joined the Who
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Revisiting the Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Concert
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When Ozzy Osbourne Revisited His Black Sabbath Past on ‘Speak of the Devil’
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