Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban & More Remember Roy Clark

Roy Clark
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Roy Clark photographed on April 25, 1969 in Los Angeles. 

Country guitar legend and Hee Haw host Roy Clark died Thursday (Nov. 15), and superstars including Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and more shared memories of the late country star.

"Roy Clark was one of the greatest ever," Parton said in an emailed statement. "His spirit will never die. I loved him dearly and he will be missed."

"Roy Clark shaped my path," Paisley tweeted. "My Papaw introduced me to his music as a toddler. Every Saturday we’d watch Hee Haw. My first guitar book was a Roy Clark guitar method. I practiced his style, then practiced making his facial expressions. He was a hero. And so many have the same story." 

Keith Urban also shared his story of the legendary guitarist via Twitter. "My first CMA memory is sitting on my living room floor watching Roy Clark tear it up. Sending my love and respect to him and his family for all he did," he wrote.

"Rest In Peace friend, brother, mentor Roy Clark," wrote The Oak Ridge Boys in a tweet.

Check out more tweets from celebrities and fans below. 


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