Hank Cochran recovers from cancer
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Hank Cochran recovers from cancer

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 – Hank Cochran received good news late last week when he was given an all clear on his most recent CT scan. Cochran, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June and underwent surgery in July, said, "This was the best news we could hope for."

Cochran began a round of chemotherapy today. He thanked friends and fans who supported him through prayer. "It's what's kept me going."

Best known for hits like Make The World Go Away, I Fall To Pieces, Don't You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me, The Chair and Miami, My Amy, Cochran has enjoyed cuts by Eddy Arnold, Elvis, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Ray Price, George Strait, Linda Ronstadt and Lee Ann Womack.

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Country fans worth their salt know songwriting legend, Hank Cochran, writer of such monster songs as "I Fall To Pieces," "The Chair," "A-11," "Make The World Go Away," "She's Got You" and many more. His new album is full of lesser-known tunes, mostly written or co-written by Cochran. Though known for his songwriting, Cochran can more than hold his own as a vocalist. The slow ballads are the best. Though the album starts with a forgettable version of ("I Didn't Know God Made) Honky Tonk Angels," ...

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