GRAMMY-nominated country artist George Hamilton IV died Sept. 17 after suffering a heart attack. He was 77. Born in Winston-Salem, N.C., Hamilton was deemed the International Ambassador of Country Music, having toured Europe, Asia, the Soviet Union, and Australia throughout his career. He scored his first Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 in 1956 with the John D. Loudermilk-penned "A Rose And A Baby Ruth." In 1960 Hamilton became a member of the Grand Ole Opry and that same year reached No.