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Members In The News

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Jim Weatherly To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame June 12

Jim Weatherly, 2006 inductee to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame June 12, in New York City at the organizations 45th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner.

 

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Garth Brooks Announces World Tour for 2014

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member and country icon Garth Brooks announced that he is set to return to the road for a world tour in 2014.

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Anderson, Braddock, Gill, Weatherly and Robertson Among 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame Nominees

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame members Vince Gill, Bobby Braddock and Bill Anderson are among the nominees for the 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Vince Gill is nominated in the ‘Performer Songwriters’ category while Bobby Braddock, Bill Anderson, “Midnight Train to Georgia” writer Jim Weatherly and Don Robertson are nominated in the Non-Performer Songwriters’ category.

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Features

10 questions With Tony Arata

August 08, 2013 | Staff
Tony Arata was born in Savannah, Georgia and grew up on nearby Tybee Island. While studying for a journalism degree from Georgia Southern University, he began performing his original songs in local bands. In 1986, he and wife Jaymi moved to Nashville where his unique, soulful style began to get the attention of people like Allen Reynolds and Garth Brooks.

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10 Questions With Pat Alger

March 08, 2013 | Staff
Pat Alger started writing songs and performing at Atlanta folk clubs. Moving to Woodstock, N.Y. in the ’70s, he made three albums with the Woodstock Mountain Revue for Rounder Records and a duet album with guitarist Artie Traum. Pat had his first hit with Folk-Pop artist Livingston Taylor (“First Time Love”) in 1980, then decided to move to Nashville.

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10 Questions With Kris Kristofferson

January 09, 2013 | Staff
Kris Kristofferson’s talents are as far-reaching as his impact on the musical landscape. Among his classic songs that have influenced generations of artists and music lovers are “Me and Bobby McGee,” “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” and “Sunday Morning Coming Down.”

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10 Questions With Mel Tillis

July 18, 2012 | Staff
Mel Tillis is a true Renaissance man - a songwriter, recording artist, film and television actor, painter and humanitarian. Inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1976, his career has spanned more than six decades.

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10 Questions With Thom Schuyler

April 25, 2012 | Staff
Thom Schuyler's songwriting credits include “I Don’t Know Where To Start” (Eddie Rabbitt), “Years After You” (John Conlee) and “Love Out Loud” (Earl Thomas Conley). His “Point of Light” (Randy Travis) was the theme song for President George H.W. Bush’s volunteerism campaign. “ 16th Avenue ” (Lacy J. Dalton) is the unofficial anthem of Music Row’s songwriting community.

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10 Questions With Roger Murrah

October 13, 2011 | Admin
With hit songs spanning four decades and dozens of airplay and achievement awards, Roger Murrah is one of Nashville’s most prolific songwriters and successful independent music publishers.

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10 Questions With Dickey Lee

August 16, 2011 | Admin
Recently, there has been renewed interest in the songs of Dickey Lee with the emergence of the TNT hit show, "Memphis Beat." Lee co-wrote the theme, which was originally recorded by Jerry Lee Lewis.

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Loretta Lynn Celebrates 50 Years in Entertainment: The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Interview

May 02, 2011 | Admin
Loretta shares how she got started in the business, the secret to a long career, her advice for songwriters and what she thinks of country music today.

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10 Questions with Mark D. Sanders

July 26, 2010 | Admin
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Mark D. Sanders shares how he got started, and offers advice to up and coming songwriters.

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10 Questions with Hugh Prestwood

February 02, 2010 | Staff
Hugh Prestwood has written hits for artists such as: crystal Gayle, Trisha Yearwood, Jimmy Buffet, Michael Johnson and Randy Travis. Inducted into the hall of Fame in 2006, the award winning songwriter won an Emmy and a NSAI Song of The Year honor for “The Song remembers When” (Trisha Yearwood) in 1993, and BMI’s 1990 Country Song of the Year for “Bottom Of Your Heart” (Randy Travis). Hugh Prestwood shares details of his experience as a hit songwriter, and offers advice for aspiring songwriters.

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10 Questions with Sonny Curtis

September 29, 2009 | Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame
Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame Member, Sonny Curtis shares how he got started, the history behind two of his songs, and gives his advice to upcoming songwriters, including his personal experience on what not to do when opening a show for someone else.

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10 Questions with Matraca Berg

February 05, 2009 | Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame
Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame Member, Matraca Berg shares personal stories of her life, discusses the people who mean so much to her, and offers advice to up and coming songwriters.

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Ten Questions with Jim Weatherly

September 29, 2008 | Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member, Jim Weatherly, shares entertaining stories about songwriting, inspiration behind his hits, and being in the right place at the right time.

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Ten Questions with Mike Reid

July 06, 2008 | Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Grammy winning songwriter, Mike Reid, discusses the ups and downs of writing, what makes a good song, and the importance of hard work.

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Ten Questions with Bobby Braddock

June 25, 2008 | Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Feature interview with Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame member Bobby Braddock. Bobby discusses how he got his start, producing, performing, and the importance of giving back.

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