April 9: Carl Perkins (1932-Jan 19, 1998). Keyboardist Dave Innis of Restless Heart, 59. Gus Hardin, aka Carol Ann Blankenship, “All Tangled Up In Love” (1945-Feb 7, 1996). Hal Ketchum, “Small Town Saturday Night,” 65. Kay Adams, “Little Pink Mack,” 77. Margo Smith, “The Tennessee Yodeler,” 76.
April 10: Maren Morris, “My Church,” 28.
April 11: Jim Lauderdale, 59. Steve Azar, 54.
April 12: Easton Corbin, 36. Jessie James Decker, 30. Vince Gill “Whenever You Come Around,” 61.
April 13: Mandolin player Sam Bush, 66.
April 14: Loretta Lynn, “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” 86.
April 15: Chris Stapleton, “Broken Halos,” 40. Margo Price, “Hands of Time,” 35. Roy Clark, “Hee Haw,” 84.