Mickey Gilley Cause Of Death Cancer

Mickey Gilley Cause Of Death Cancer: Get to know how the American country music singer and songwriter passed away.

Mickey Leroy Gilley was an American country music singer and songwriter who moved towards a more pop-friendly sound in the 1980s, although he started out singing straight-up country and western material in the 1970s.

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This brought him further success on not just the country charts, but the pop charts as well.

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Among his biggest hits are “Room Full of Roses”, “Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time”, and the remake of the Soul hit “Stand by Me”.

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Gilley, who was a cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl McVoy, Jim Gilley, Sonny Gilley, and Jimmy Swaggart, charted 42 singles in the top 40 on the US Country chart.

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Mickey Gilley Cause Of Death Cancer

Mickey Gilley was born on March 9, 1936, in Natchez, Mississippi, United States, and died on May 7, 2022, at the age of 86.

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His death was announced by Jeff Wagner, mayor of Pasadena, Texas, in a statement that read;

“Pasadena has lost a true legend.

“Mickey Gilley passed away today, surrounded by his loved ones.

“It was my great honor to know this man most of my life.

“Mickey was a true musical talent who charted 42 singles in the Top 40 Country Charts over a span of two decades.

“His talent and larger-than-life personality helped ignite a new interest in country music as he introduced the world to Pasadena through his dance hall and ‘Urban Cowboy’ in 1980.

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Our prayers for comfort and peace are with Mickey’s family, his loved ones and his fans.”

It’s unknown whether the country music singer died of cancer or not, as there are no records of him battling cancer when he was alive, and no cause of death has been revealed so far.

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