Kitty Wells 1919-2012
Unfortunately, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner died in 2012 at the age of 92 due to complications following a stroke. Before her death, the awesome lady ran a country music station for 20 years from Madison, Wisconsin, and the song that made Wells famous was added to the National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress.
6. Bob Dylan
Dylan is considered one of the most popular singer-songwriters of all time after getting his start in the music industry with country group, The Band. He later launched his solo career which catapulted him to further stardom.