Roy Clark

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Clark in 2014

Roy Linwood Clark (April 15, 1933 – November 15, 2018) was an American country singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist and television presenter. He was best known for having hosted Hee Haw from 1969 to 1997. He also guest hosted for Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show. His best known song was "Yesterday, When I Was Young".

He was a member of the Grand Ole Opry from 1987 until his death,[1][2] and, in 2009, was added into the Country Music Hall of Fame.[3] Clark was born in Meherrin, Virginia.

Clark died on November 15, 2018 in Tulsa, Oklahoma from complications of pneumonia at the age of 85.[4]

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  1. "Roy Clark". Archived from the original on October 14, 2013. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  2. "Opry Member List PDF" (PDF). April 23, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Roy Clark, Country Music Hall of Fame member, dies at 85". The Tennessean. Retrieved 2018-11-15.
  4. Hall, Kristin M. "Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died". Washington Post. Retrieved November 15, 2018.

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