Legend Of Western Swing Music, Curly Lewis, Dead At 88
TULSA, Oklahoma - One of Bob Wills' Texas Playboys has died. Hall of Fame fiddler Curly Lewis passed away Sunday night after a battle with lung cancer.
He was 88 years old.
Lewis was a legend of western swing. He has received a number of awards over his long career, including a star on the Cain's Ballroom Walk of Fame.
And, just this past February, Lewis was inducted in the National Fiddler's Hall of Fame.
A public memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, August 3, 2013, at Cain's Ballroom.