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FILE – This Oct. 30, 2005 file photo shows Country singer Jerry Jeff Walker at a campaign fundraiser at Willie Nelson’s ranch outside Austin, Texas. The Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78. Family spokesman John T. Davis says Walker died Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 of cancer after battling throat cancer and other health issues for several years. (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett)

Texas country singer and songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker, who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78

By KEN MILLER Associated Press

ABC

24 October 2020, 

Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country singer and songwriter who wrote the pop song “Mr. Bojangles,” has died at age 78.

Walker died Friday of cancer, family spokesman John T. Davis told The Associated Press.

Walker emerged from New York’s Greenwich Village folk scene in the 1960s and he was a founding member of the band Circus Maximus.

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