The venue dates back to the 1890’s, Schroeder Hall, and is the second-oldest dance hall in Texas. It's a place where many famous country singers cut their teeth including: Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, George Jones, Ronnie Milsap, Roy Clark, Oak Ridge Boys, Charlie Daniels Band, Tammy Wynette, Ray Price and many, many more...
Although the legendary Ray Price has passed away, fans and friends alike will continue to fondly remember him and the impact he made on country music. Fellow crooner Merle Haggard remembers Price as "the first outlaw."
Moments ago, it was announced Country music legend Ray Price passed away while in Hospice care at his home in Texas. Several Western Colorado musicians were inspired to share their thoughts and even their talents in order to pay tribute to the legendary performer.
Country Music Hall of Famer Ray Price has died. The singer succumbed to complications from pancreatic cancer at his home in Mt. Pleasant, Texas on Monday (Dec. 16), four days after issuing a goodbye letter to his fans and entering home hospice.
Reports of Country Music Hall of Famer Ray Price's death are premature, as the singer's wife shared that he is "still with us" in a message posted a few minutes after 4PM CT on Sunday (Dec. 15).