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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Tommy Riddle dies

Country music singer Tommy Riddle died on January 15, 2010, in his home. He was 82 years old. Riddle was a Virginia based country musician and member of the Virginia Country Music Association and received the Pioneer Award for his contributions to Virginia's country music scene. During the 1950s, he was a member of the Tidewater Jamboree that aired over WAVY and recorded for such labels as Harvest, Starday, Train, Bright Star and a bunch of others. In addition to the Pioneer Award, Riddle was also a member of America's Old-Time Country Music Hall of Fame.

Read more about Riddle at hillbilly-music.com.

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