Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Laura Lynch, Founding Member of the Chicks, Dies in Texas Auto Accident at Age 65


Laura Lynch, the original lead singer of the group known as the Dixie Chicks, died today in an auto accident in Texas. She was 65, and not wearing a seat belt according to reports.

Lynch made three albums with the Chicks. She was replaced by Natalie Maines when she left. The other founding members were Robin Lynn Macy, Martie Erwin and Emily Erwin in 1989. Lynch played upright bass and was the group’s vocalist.

Condolences to her family, friends, and fans.

Roger Friedman
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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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