Music News: John Fry, Founder of Ardent Studios, Dies at 69

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Ardent Studios founder and legendary producer John Fry has died. The man who gave a base of operations to the band that became Big Star passed away less than one week after Grammy Award-winning John Hampton, who was a long-standing member of the Ardent Studios family, died after a lengthy illness.

Sources at Ardent Studios confirm Fry died on Thursday morning. He was 69 years old.