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Country Music Legend, Joe Diffies Dies Of Coronavirus

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Grammy-winning country music artist, Joe Diffie, has died following his contact with the dreaded Coronavirus.

The musicians’ publicist in a statement revealed that Diffie died at 61 on Sunday from health issues related to the deadly disease.

He said “Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie passed away today, Sunday, March 29, from complications of coronavirus (COVID-19).”

“His family respects their privacy at this time.”

Diffie two days ago in a statement revealed that he had contracted the virus and was receiving treatment.

He wrote: “I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment.”

“My family and I are asking for privacy at this time.”

“We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.”

The singer made 13 albums, had more than 20 Top 10 hits and was well known for his songs which include ‘home’, ‘if the devil danced’, ‘third rock from the sun’, ‘pickup man’ and ‘bigger than the Beatles’.

The singer won a Grammy Award for “Same Old Train,” in 1998 a collaboration with a dozen other artists; two of his 13 albums went platinum and another two were certified gold.



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