Steel Guitarist Ralph Mooney Passes
March 21, 2011 at 2:40 PM (PT)
The TENNESSEAN is reporting that the great steel guitarist RALPH MOONEY, who co-wrote “CRAZY ARMS,” the hit from RAY PRICE and added his steel guitar to countless recordings, has passed away. MOONEY was 82. The iconic musician lent his signature sounds to artists such as BUCK OWENS, MERLE HAGGARD, WAYLON JENNINGS, WILLIE NELSON, NEIL YOUNG, JOHNNY CASH, and many others.
RALPH MOONEY, born in DUNCAN, OKLAHOMA, will be buried in ARLINGTON, TEXAS on WEDNESDAY (03/23) at 10a (CT) at PLEASANTVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH (817) 483-7100.
Read the entire obituary on RALPH MOONEY here.