Rose Maddox Dies

Country music legend Rose Maddox died at the age of 72 on Wednesday, April 15th, at her home in Ashland, Oregon. In the 40s and 50s, The Maddox Brothers & Rose lived up to their billing as “The Most Colorful Hillbilly Band in America” with flashy stage wear and a wild, freewheeling musical style that anticipated the arrival of rock ’n’ roll. Check Country Chronicles in Music News soon for more on Maddox.