Legendary Nashville Songwriter Wayne Kemp Has Passed Away
George Jones, Johnny Cash, Ricky Van Shelton, George Strait, Johnny Paycheck All Sang His Songs
The man who wrote “One Piece At A Time” for Johnny Cash and “I’ll Leave This World Loving You” for Ricky Van Shelton has died. The songwriter Wayne Kemp passed away Monday at a hospital in Lafayette, Tennessee, at the age of 74. A cause of death was not given, however, according to Music Row, he was suffering from multiple ailments and was on kidney dialysis when he passed away. Kemp also wrote “Love Bug” for George Jones, “The Fireman” for George Strait and “I’m The Only Hell My Mama Ever Raised” for Johnny Paycheck.
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