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Chronicle: Jim Glaser

Country artist Jim Glaser passed away Saturday (4/6) of a heart attack at age 82. Glaser was part of sibling trio Tompall & the Glaser Brothers and later launched a solo career. As a trio, the Glaser brothers became members of the Grand Ole Opry in 1961 and received multiple industry awards throughout the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Glaser was also a noted songwriter, instrumentalist and studio background vocalist as well as a studio owner and publisher. A private family memorial is being planned.