RIP Chet Flippo: Legendary Rock Critic, CMT Editor

by Brian Philips, President, CMT


CMT lost a brilliant and beloved member of our family in the early hours of June 19, 2013. CMT Editorial Director and renowned music journalist Chet Flippo passed away, peacefully, in Nashville. This is a stunning loss to all of us. Chet was a stoic Texan, fiercely loyal and intensely private. He was honest to the core and widely regarded as a bit enigmatic, even among his closest colleagues. For all, it was a terrific privilege to work with Chet Flippo. Read More