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Hall of Fame country DJ Bill Mack dies of COVID-19 at 88

By The Associated Press. 41 minutes ago Veteran country music disc jockey Bill Mack, whose "Blue" became a hit for LeAnn Rimes and won a 1996 Grammy Award for Country Music Song of the Year, died Friday at the age of 88, his son said. In a Facebook message, Mack's son Billy Mack Smith said his father died of COVID-19 on Friday but had underlying health problems. RELATED: Bryan Cranston Reveals Secret Battle COVID-19: 'Keep Wearing the Damn Mask' Mack's late night show "Midnight Cowboy Trucking Show" on the Clear Channel WBAP-AM in Fort Worth kept truckers entertained for decades and earned him a spot at the Country Music DJ Hall of Fame. Later, Mack presented programs on satellite radio and the syndicated "Country Crossroads". He also...