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  • Tuesday Mar 10 | via RollingStone 

    'Love Bug' Songwriter Wayne Kemp Dead at 74

    Songwriter and recording artist Wayne Kemp, who penned hit tunes for George Strait, George Jones and Johnny Cash, among many others, died March 9th at Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, Tennessee. According to Music Row , he was suffering from multiple ailments and was on kidney dialysis when he passed away.


  • Tuesday Mar 10 | via 

    Hit Songwriter Wayne Kemp Dead at 74

    He was 74. One of Kemp's most-loved songs, which he recorded himself but never became a hit, was the delightfully goofy "Your Wife Is Cheatin' On Us Again." In it, one of the wife's lovers warns the aggrieved husband, "If you don't help me straighten her out/We ain't gonna stay friends."