Legendary country music singer, Hal Ketchum passes away at 67 after battling dementia

Hal Ketchum, legendary country music singer passed away on Monday at the age of 67 from dementia related complications.
“With great sadness and grief we announce that Hal passed away peacefully last night at home due to complications of dementia,” Ketchum’s wife, Andrea, posted on the late singer’s website and Facebook page.

Ketchum was known for his country music hits such as “long haired country boy” and “small town Saturday night.” He released his first album in 1988 and went on to release 10 more albums in the future.

He even went on to have 15 top 10 singles and more than five million albums sold.
He moved to Texas in 2010 and used to play in theatres such as Eddie’s Attic and The Birchmere. In 2017, he was diagnosed with dementia and played his last show on the stage of Gruene Hall.

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