John D. Loudermilk, ‘Tobacco Road’ songwriter, dies at 82

John D. Loudermilk, a singer and songwriter who wrote pop and country songs such as “Tobacco Road” and “Indian Reservation,” has died. He was 82.

His son, Mike Loudermilk, said that his father died on Wednesday in Christiana, Tenn.

Loudermilk, originally from North Carolina, began his career as…

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