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Bluegrass Musician Charlie Waller Dies at 69

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Bluegrass Musician Charlie Waller Dies at 69

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Bluegrass Musician Charlie Waller Dies at 69

Bluegrass Musician Charlie Waller Dies at 69

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Guitarist and founding member of the Country Gentlemen, Charlie Waller died Wednesday at his home in Virginia at age 69 of an apparent heart attack. Waller founded The Country Gentlemen in 1957 in Washington, D.C.; the group garnered nearly 70 awards within the music community as they helped popularize country and bluegrass music.

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