If you know the Turnpike Troubadours, then you know Lorrie. You may have never met her, not be sure if she’s real or just a figment of songwriter and frontman Evan Felker’s imagination. But she looms large in the Turnpike Troubadours universe.
As we look back on 2022 and before we look forward to 2023, it’s important we take the time to pay tribute to the important individuals in country music who left us over the last year, and who left a mark on the country and roots music world that will never fade. 2022 saw some absolute titans of the music leave us.
What was supposed to be the most joyous day of his life ended up being his final one, as tears of happiness turned to tears of sorrow for his friends and loved ones. 37-year-old Oklahoma-based Red Dirt artist and songwriter Jake Flint passed away on Saturday, November 26th, only hours after getting married.