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50 Years after the Crash: Remembering Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins

Patsy Cline/CMA/ Nashville, TN -- By Eileen Sisk
The Grand Ole Opry suffered the biggest loss of talent in its 87-year history when a small plane carrying Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins, along with Cline's manager Randy Hughes, crashed on the evening of March 5, 1963, in a heavily wooded area roughly 100 miles west of Nashville. Now, 50 years after the crash the we are remembering Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins.

Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum Special March 2nd

Country Music Hall of Fame and MuseumNashville, TN -- On Saturday, March 2, at 1:30 p.m., the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will present a special panel discussion, Forever with Us: The 50th Anniversary of a Country Music Tragedy, in memory of Country Music Hall of Fame member Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins and Randy Hughes, whose lives were lost in a plane crash a half century ago, and Jack Anglin, who died in a separate tragedy. Hosted by Eddie Stubbs, the panel features Charlie Dick, Kathy Hughes, Country Music Hall of Fame member Jean Shepard and Bobby Wright.

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