Roy Clark Host Of Hee Haw And Country Music Star Has Died

Posted by at 10:27 am on November 15, 2018

Country music and TV star Roy Clark, who headlined  TV show Hee Haw for nearly a quarter century has died at age 85.

Publicist Jeremy Westby said Clark died Thursday due to complications from pneumonia at home in Tulsa, Okla.

Clark was country music and comedy show Hee Haw host or co-host for its entire 24-year run, which ending in 1993. Buck Owens his best known co-host.

Beside his TV and movies roles, he was known for such hits as Yesterday When I was Young” and Honeymoon Feeling.

Over the years, he played at venues around the world: Carnegie Hall in New York, the Sporting Club in Monte Carlo, the Grand Palace in Brussels and the Rossiya Theatre in Moscow.

He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2009, and emotionally told the crowd how moving it was “just to be associated yourself with the members of the Country Music Hall of Fame and imagine that your name will be said right along with all the list.”

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