Eddie Rabbit 1941-1998

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Unfortunately, Eddie died of lung cancer in 1998 but his contribution to country music was astounding. It was thought that the star had recorded albums and singles almost up to the day he died.

3. Bonnie Raitt

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This country star was discovered by a Newsweek reporter during a performance in New York and even though she gained a lot of popularity, she had no proper hits – that was until she released her cover of classic hit “Runaway” and Raitt became an official star.