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Jerry Jeff Walker, Who Wrote 'Mr. Bojangles,' Dies At 78

Jerry Jeff Walker, Who Wrote 'Mr. Bojangles,' Dies At 78

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Country music singer Jerry Jeff Walker, the man behind "Mr. Bojangles," died Friday after a battle with throat cancer. He was 78. "He was at home until an hour before his passing," his wife of 46 years, Susan Walker, told the Austin American-Statesman. "He went very peacefully, which we were …

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