Mickey Gilley, country music legend, dead at 86

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Mickey Gilley at the Rosemont Horizon in Rosemont, Illinois, April 25, 1982. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

by Janelle Ash 

Fox News

May 7, 2022

“It was my great honor to know this man most of my life. Mickey was a true musical talent who charted 42 singles in the Top 40 Country Charts over a span of two decades. His talent and larger-than-life personality helped ignite a new interest in country music as he introduced the world to Pasadena through his dance hall and “Urban Cowboy” in 1980. We were so honored to have Mickey perform at our State of the City in February, 2020. Our prayers for comfort and peace are with Mickey’s family, his loved ones and his fans.”

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It’s unclear what Gilley’s cause of death is, but just a week ago, he shared on his Facebook page that he had to cancel upcoming shows due to health concerns.

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