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Bush at the 2007 Texas Book Festival
|Birth name||John Bush Shinn III|
|Also known as||The Country Caruso|
|Born||February 17, 1935|
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Died||October 16, 2020 (aged 85)|
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
|Genres||Country, honky-tonk, western swing|
|Instruments||Guitar, drums, fiddle|
|Associated acts||Ray Price, Willie Nelson, Darrell McCall|
Johnny Bush (February 17, 1935 – October 16, 2020) was an American country music singer-songwriter, and musician. Bush was best known for his voice and for writing the song "Whiskey River", a top 10 hit.
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- Shelburne, Craig. "Thanks to Botox, Johnny Bush Sings Again: Texas Artist Had a Hit With "[[Whiskey River]]", Then Lost His Voice". CMT News. Retrieved February 20, 2008. URL–wikilink conflict (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Hudak, Joseph (October 16, 2020). "Johnny Bush, 'Whiskey River' Songwriter and Texas Country Singer, Dead at 85". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 17, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Dansby, Andrew (October 16, 2020). "Country legend and 'Whiskey River' writer Johnny Bush dies". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved October 17, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)