Legendary Singer-Songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker Dies Aged 78 | 22 Words

Tributes are already rolling in for the late, great musician...

Jerry Jeff Walker is an icon of the country music scene...

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And he began his music career all the way back in 1966.

He gigged with other legends like Joni Mitchell...

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And had his biggest hit with "Mr. Bojangles" in 1968.

The song became the stuff of a legend.

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Having been covered by  Nina Simone, Bob Dylan, Harry Belafonte, Arlo Guthrie, Harry Nilsson, Whitney Houston, Jaime Cullum, William Shatner, and many more.

But sadly, in 2017, he was diagnosed with throat cancer...

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But regardless of his deadly diagnosis, he continued making music - even releasing an album in 2018.

But sadly, he lost his battle with cancer this Friday and passed away at the age of seventy-eight.

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Walker is survived by a wife and two children.

RIP to this music legend...

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And our deepest condolences go out to his family during this terrible time. Now, Walker isn't the only star we've lost this year...