HARMONICA MAN TERRY McMILLAN DIES

Terry McMillan, an A-list session harmonica player and percussionist, died Friday, Feb. 2, in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., at 53 after a long illness.

McMillan’s harmonica wizardry was most prominent on the Garth Brooks hit, “Ain’t Goin’ Down (Til the Sun Comes Up),” as well as recordings by Elvis Presley, Ray Charles and more. He performed on TV specials with Garth, Neil Young, Randy Travis and Chet Atkins, among others. In 1993, Terry was part of an all-star band that performed at President Clinton’s inauguration, joining pop superstars like Carole King and Michael McDonald. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Sevierville, Tenn.

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