Induction Year: 1990
Birth Name: Sue Brewer
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Sue Brewer was a champion of many songwriters in Nashville. She opened her heart, home, and pocket book to many a struggling country western artists. Brewer managed George Jones's club, Possum Holler, worked at the ''Music City News'' trade paper, and made her home, which she dubbed the "Boar's Nest," an open house for songwriters.
Sue hosted guitar pulls in her livingroom where writers like Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Faron Young, George Jones, Roger Miller, Merle Kilgore, and Jack Clement gathered together to try out their latest songs.
In 1984, Waylon Jennings established The Sue Brewer Fund, which provides music scholarships for students at Belmont and Vanderbilt Universities.
Sue Brewer was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1990.
Discography / Career Highlights
Inducted as an industry representative.