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Jack Clement, 1931-2013

Tony Russell, The Guardian, 11 August 2013

JACK CLEMENT, who has died aged 82, was not only a prolific and successful songwriter and an able musician but had a long track record in country music as a producer. At Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, in the '50s, he worked with Johnny Cash and supervised the first recordings by Jerry Lee Lewis, and over the next half-century he produced George Jones, Waylon Jennings and scores of other artists, from Louis Armstrong to the polka king Frankie Yankovic to U2.

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