Country Music Artist Jeff Carson Dies

Jeff Carson

Country music singer and former Curb Records artist Jeff Carson has passed away. He died on March 26, 2022 of a heart attack at the Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, Carson was 58. 

Though known for many of his country hits, such as "Not on Your Love,", "The Car" and "Holdin' Onto Somethin'," Carson had also cut his share of Christian music. His single "Scars and All" was a Number One on the PowerSource Christian charts. He had also recorded covers of Bob Carlisle's "Butterfly Kisses" and MercyMe's "I Can Only Imagine." He also charted with the original "God Save the World." Moreover, Carson had his first break in music with singing at his local church. 

In 1995, producer Chuck Howard was instrumental in getting Carson his recording contract at Curb Records, and soon a single, "Yeah Buddy," was released to radio. This was his first charting single and was followed up with 'Not On Your Love,' which went number one. The following single, 'The Car,' became a top-five hit, topping out at number two and won Carson his first Academy of Country Music award for "Video of the Year." Carson had several other singles, including "Real Life (Was Never The Same Again)" from his album "Real Life." In total, Carson's career achieved 14 charted singles on the Billboard chart.

In 2009, Carson retired from music to become a law enforcement officer with Franklin Police Department in Williamson County, Tennessee, where he currently remained on the police force.Carson returned to music in 2019 signing a singles deal with MC1 Nashville to recut and release the aforementioned "God Save The World," which charted on the Music Row Top 40 chart. 

Jeff Carson is survived by his wife Kim Cooper Carson, son Dayton Grei Herndon Carson, mother Virginia Norton, brother Steve Herndon, sister Karen Spurlock, as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

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