Final Notes, Porter Wagoner

Grand Ole Opry star and country music legend Porter Wagoner passed away on Oct. 28 at the age of 80. Wagoner was born in West Plains, Missouri. He became an Opry favorite known for his rhinestone suits, pompadour hair style, showmanship, and musical partnership with Dolly Parton. His songs, such as "Carroll County Accident," "A Satisfied Mind," "Misery Loves Company," and "Green, Green Grass of Home," told stories of tragedy and despair. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002.


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