Jack Greene: Legendary Country Singer Dies At 83

How sad. We’ve just learned the tragic news that the iconic Grand Ole Opry veteran passed away on Mar. 14 from Alzheimer’s disease.

Jack Greene, legendary country star and “There Goes My Everything” singer, died in his sleep on Mar. 14. He was 83 years old.

Jack Greene: Country Star Passes Away

Nicknamed “The Jolly Green Giant” due to his height, Jack won the hearts of the country world with his deep, smooth voice and jubilant on-stage presence.

Jack had a wonderful career — he was nominated for three Grammy Awards, and in 1967 won “Male Vocalist of the Year,” “Single of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” and “Song of the Year” at the very first Country Music Association Awards for his hit song, “There Goes My Everything.”

The singer was a native of Tennessee, where he got his start in the music business as a radio disc jockey. Since then he
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