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Ramblin' Rhodes: Young artist gets break on Opry stage

...and traditional country style. After his performance, I cornered Mr. Kilgore (no relation to singer-songwriter Merle Kilgore) and asked him about his hometown. "It's on the Pacific Coast in the northwestern part of Oregon," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/15/liv_273180.shtml
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...told The Tennessean in Sunday's editions. "Ring of Fire" was written by Cash's wife, June Carter Cash, and Merle Kilgore, who is now Hank Williams Jr.'s manager. Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash died last year. TV producer Sula Miller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/20/ent_405215.shtml
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Singer is happy taking his time

...He cherishes memories of picking until 4 in the morning at Hank Williams Jr.'s Fourth of July party that included Merle Kilgore, Kid Rock and Uncle Cracker; playing with bluegrass legend Mac Wiseman at Earl Scruggs' birthday party in Mr. Scruggs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/04/rho_380310.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
No regrets

...couldn't bug anybody, if you had a good song you could sing it for Faron Young or George Jones, Mack Vickery or Merle Kilgore. It was like a jungle telegraph: If I came in early in the morning and sang a song, somebody might be talking about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/29/met_199774.shtml
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Across Georgia

...SPRINGFIELD - An Effingham County native and longtime paramedic was appointed coroner last week after the resignation of Merle Kilgore, who held the post for 11 years. David Exley, 50, has served as deputy coroner since 1985. He fills the unexpired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/05/met_118998.shtml
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'Man in Black' was no stranger to Bell's stage

...Mr. Cash released one of his greatest recordings, Ring of Fire, in 1963. The song was written by June Carter and Merle Kilgore. Five years later, Mr. Cash and Ms. Carter would marry on March 1, 1968. NEXT WEEK: Recalling the last Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/02/rho_52255.shtml
Ramblin' Rhodes
Ramblin' Rhodes: Writer had 'Nothin' Left to Lose'

...of his songs were recorded by a major artist. Mr. Smith did become friendly with top-notch songwriters such as Merle Kilgore and Mickey Newbury. And he tried developing and selling condominiums in Ocean City, N.J., but that also didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/03/liv_276529.shtml
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