Charlie Lamb Passes Away At The Age Of 90
March 8, 2012 at 6:49 AM (PT)
NASHVILLE music industry figure CHARLIE LAMB passed away YESTERDAY (3/7) at the age of 90 after a battle with pneumonia. LAMB is known for his work as a journalist, entertainer and manager. LAMB wrote for CASH BOX magazine in NASHVILLE and founded the MUSIC REPORTER. A journalism award is given annually at the INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY MUSIC CONFERENCE in his name.
LAMB is also known for working with ED BRUCE, CONNIE SMITH, KITTY WELLS and ELVIS PRESLEY. CHARLIE even appeared on shows such as “Candid Camera” and the movie “ERNEST Goes To Jail.” LAMB served as the first president of the NASHVILLE chapter of NARAS, worked on the first FAN FAIR in NASHVILLE and helped found the DISC JOCKEY ASSOCIATION.
LAMB is preceded in death by his wife FRANCES LAMB and his son GARY LAMB. He is survived by children FRED STACY LAMB, CHARLES (MELANIE) LAMB AND DUDLEY (BETTY) LAMB; grandchildren, LAURA LITTLE, SUMMER LAMB, JUSTIN LAMB, DANIEL LAMB and PATRICK LAMB.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at WOODLAWN’s DIGNITY HALL in NASHVILLE on FRIDAY (3/9) at 11:30a (CT).