Today was a sad day for the music world. One country music inspiration and legendary banjo player passed at the age of 75. Fans also learned of the death of the Queen of Disco, Donna Summer. And while Summer’s death was less directly related to the country music world, it was no less a reason to mourn — especially for Dolly Parton. Get those stories and more in today’s Taste of Country Daily Roundup.

Each day, we tie up the day’s news in a handy little list so you can get up to date at the click of your mouse. Also included in our Roundup, find out what big contribution Taylor Swift made to music plus other stories from around the web — like Donna Summer’s best videos and an impromptu concert on a plane. Oh, and be sure to check out who bought Ellen DeGeneres’ $39M estate.

Today on Taste of Country:

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