DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Kenny Price (aged 56)
James Kenneth Price (May 27, 1931 – August 4, 1987) was a singer, songwriter, and actor. Nicknamed the “Round Mound of Sound,” Price recorded for the Boone and RCA Victor, MRC and Dimension record labels, charting thirty-four singles on the Hot Country Songs charts between 1966 and 1980. His highest-peaking singles, “Walking on New Grass” and “Happy Tracks,” both reached No. 7 on that chart.
DEATH: Price died of a heart attack in Florence, Kentucky, at the age of 56.