Country songwriter Jerry Chesnut has died at 87 years old. He wrote the song "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" for the late Elvis Presley in 1975 which was also done by Travis Tritt in 1992. Hit Songwriter Jerry Chesnut Dead at 87 Matt Clark Sanford, MI
Jerry Riopelle, who recorded in 1967-69 for A&M with his group The Parade ("Sunshine Girl") and was producer for many of the label's early releases, died 12/24/18 at age 77. He had an active solo career with ABC and other labels since the early '70s and performed regularly in the Phoenix AZ area as long as his health permitted.
His production credits included Brewer & Shipley's debut album (SP 4154), 'RETURN OF' We Five ( SP 4168), Shango ( SP 4195) and Stuffin' ( SP 4235). The Parade recorded more singles but their album (SP 4127) from 1967 remained unreleased until 1988 when it was issued as a Japanese import CD. A later reissue included bonus tracks.