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Tim Wilson Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Comedian and country music performer Tim Wilson is dead at the age of 52 after a heart attack.

Here is what you need to know:


1. He Died Wednesday After a Heart Attack

Comedian Ron White, who had worked with Wilson on a number of occasions including a 2011 tour for the troops, tweeted at 12:38 a.m. early Thursday morning that Wilson had died in Nashville.


2. He is Best Know For “The Nascar Song”

Along this his well-known “The Nascar Song,” which you can hear above, Wilson’s most popular songs include “Garth Brooks Has Ruined My Life,” and “The First Baptist Bar & Grill.

He also co-wrote Jeff Foxworthy’s now-famous “Redneck 12 Days of Christmas,” which you can hear below.


3. He Co-Wrote a Book About Serial Killer Ted Bundy

In a move away from both music and comedy, in 2009, Wilson co-authored a book entitled: Happy New Year -Ted: Theordore Bundy and the Columbus Stocking Stranglings. The book proposes that the infamous Florida serial killer Ted Bundy may have committed a series of murders that rocked Wilson’s hometown of Columbia, Georgia, in the 1970s.


4. He Released More Than A Dozen Music and Comedy Albums

During his career, Wilson released 13 records between 1994 and 2013. All of his albums since 1999’s It’s a Sorry World, were released by Capitol Nashville records.

His most recent album, Caffeine Wired, Nervous & Pale, was released in June 2013.


5. He is a Columbus, Georgia, Native and Is Survived by His Wife and Two Children

The comedian, who was known for his good impressions, was born in Columbus, Georgia and began his career after college as a sports writer, according to the official bio on his website.

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