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Encyclopedia > Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame was established by the Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. A non-profit organization, it declares its objective is to honor and preserve the songwriting legacy that is uniquely associated with music community in the city of Nashville. The Foundation's stated purpose is to educate, archive, and celebrate the contributions of the members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to the world of music. Downtown Nashville at dusk, viewed from the Gateway Bridge Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... A songwriter is someone who writes either the lyrics or the music for songs. ...


The Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. is governed by a board of directors, currently consisting of thirteen members. Annually, three songwriters are inducted into the Hall of Fame.


Inductees

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Joe Marion Allison (October 3, 1924 - August 2, 2002) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter, a radio and television personality, a record producer, and a country music business executive. ... James William Anderson III (born November 1, 1937 in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Gene Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998) was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television. ...

B

Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Berry (born October 18, 1926), better known as Chuck Berry, is an American guitarist, singer and composer. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Smiley Burnette (March 18, 1911 – February 16, 1967) was an American singer and songwriter who could play as many as 100 different musical instruments as well as a highly successful comedic actor in western-style films. ...

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Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899 - December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... A.P. Carter (December 15, 1891 – November 7, 1960) was an American Country music musician. ... Wilf Carter was born on Dec. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American country music singer and songwriter, known to his fans as The Man in Black, and a member of the outlaw country movement. ... Jack Henderson Clement (born April 5, 1931 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American singer, songwriter, and a record and film producer. ... Garland Perry Hank Cochran (born August 2, 1935 in Isola, Mississippi) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Texas singer/songwriter, considered as a part of both the Alt Country and the mainstream Country music camps. ...

D

Vernon Dalhart was born Marion Try Slaughter in Marion County, Jefferson, Texas, on April 6, 1883. ... Hal David (born May 25, 1921) is an American lyricist and songwriter. ... James Houston Davis, better known as Jimmie Davis, (September 11, 1899 - November 5, 2000) was a noted singer who served as Governor of Louisiana. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Al Dexter (May 4, 1902 in Jacksonville, Texas - January 28, 1984 in Lewisville, Texas) is an American country musician and songwriter, best known for Pistol Packin Mama, a 1942 hit that was one of the most popular recordings of the World War 2 years. ... Thomas A. Dorsey (July 1, 1899 - January 23, 1993) is called the Father of Gospel Music. ... Portrait photograph of Bob Dylan taken by Daniel Kramer Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24, 1941) is widely regarded as one of Americas greatest popular songwriters. ...

E

Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ...

F

Lefty Frizzell (March 31, 1928 – July 19, 1975) was a country music singer and songwriter. ...

G

Donald Eugene Gibson (April 3, 1928 - November 17, 2003) was a country singer. ... Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967), known almost universally as Woody, was a folk singer and raconteur who wrote some of Americas best-loved songs. ... Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 in Bakersfield, California) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ...

H

Tom T. Hall is an American country musician and songwriter. ... W.C. Handy photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 - March 28, 1958) was an African American blues composer, often known as The Father of the Blues. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936–February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Wayland D. Holyfield, (born 15 March 1942), is a prominent American songwriter and leader in the songwriting community. ... Harlan Perry Howard (September 8, 1927 - March 3, 2002) is an American Hall of Fame country music songwriter. ...

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Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937 - February 13, 2002) was a popular American country music singer and guitarist, born in Littlefield, Texas. ...

K

Wyatt Merle Kilgore (August 9, 1934 - February 6, 2005) was an American, singer, songwriter, and manager. ... Bradley Kincaid (July 13, 1895 - September 23, 1989) was a folk singer. ... Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936 in in Brownsville, Texas) is an influential country music songwriter, singer and actor. ...

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The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame was established by the Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. in Nashville, Tennessee in the United States. A non-profit organization, it declares its objective is to honor and preserve the songwriting legacy that is uniquely associated with music community in the city of Nashville. The Foundation's stated purpose is to educate, archive, and celebrate the contributions of the members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to the world of music. Leadbelly, circa 1942; shown with an accordion, though he typically played guitar Leadbelly (January 29, 1885 – December 6, 1949) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... Dennis Linde (born March 18, 1943 in Abilene, Texas) is an American songwriter. ... John D. Loudermilk (born March 31, 1934 in Durham, North Carolina) is an American singer and songwriter. ... Loretta Lynn on the cover of her album Who Was That Stranger Loretta Lynn (born April 14, 1935) is an American country singer. ... Downtown Nashville at dusk, viewed from the Gateway Bridge Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... A songwriter is someone who writes either the lyrics or the music for songs. ...


The Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. is governed by a board of directors, currently consisting of thirteen members. Annually, three songwriters are inducted into the Hall of Fame.


Inductees

Contents: Top - 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


A

Joe Marion Allison (October 3, 1924 - August 2, 2002) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter, a radio and television personality, a record producer, and a country music business executive. ... James William Anderson III (born November 1, 1937 in Columbia, South Carolina) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Gene Autry (September 29, 1907 – October 2, 1998) was an American performer who gained fame as The Singing Cowboy on the radio, in movies and on television. ...

B

Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson Berry (born October 18, 1926), better known as Chuck Berry, is an American guitarist, singer and composer. ... Felice Bryant (born August 7, 1925 - died April 22, 2003) and Boudleaux Bryant (born February 13, 1920 - died June 25, 1987) were an American wife and husband country music songwriting team who were also at the forefront of the evolution of pop music. ... Smiley Burnette (March 18, 1911 – February 16, 1967) was an American singer and songwriter who could play as many as 100 different musical instruments as well as a highly successful comedic actor in western-style films. ...

C

Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (November 22, 1899 - December 27, 1981) was an American composer, pianist, singer, actor, and bandleader. ... A.P. Carter (December 15, 1891 – November 7, 1960) was an American Country music musician. ... Wilf Carter was born on Dec. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American country music singer and songwriter, known to his fans as The Man in Black, and a member of the outlaw country movement. ... Jack Henderson Clement (born April 5, 1931 in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American singer, songwriter, and a record and film producer. ... Garland Perry Hank Cochran (born August 2, 1935 in Isola, Mississippi) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ... Texas singer/songwriter, considered as a part of both the Alt Country and the mainstream Country music camps. ...

D

Vernon Dalhart was born Marion Try Slaughter in Marion County, Jefferson, Texas, on April 6, 1883. ... Hal David (born May 25, 1921) is an American lyricist and songwriter. ... James Houston Davis, better known as Jimmie Davis, (September 11, 1899 - November 5, 2000) was a noted singer who served as Governor of Louisiana. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Al Dexter (May 4, 1902 in Jacksonville, Texas - January 28, 1984 in Lewisville, Texas) is an American country musician and songwriter, best known for Pistol Packin Mama, a 1942 hit that was one of the most popular recordings of the World War 2 years. ... Thomas A. Dorsey (July 1, 1899 - January 23, 1993) is called the Father of Gospel Music. ... Portrait photograph of Bob Dylan taken by Daniel Kramer Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24, 1941) is widely regarded as one of Americas greatest popular songwriters. ...

E

Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ...

F

Lefty Frizzell (March 31, 1928 – July 19, 1975) was a country music singer and songwriter. ...

G

Donald Eugene Gibson (April 3, 1928 - November 17, 2003) was a country singer. ... Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (July 14, 1912 – October 3, 1967), known almost universally as Woody, was a folk singer and raconteur who wrote some of Americas best-loved songs. ... Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 in Bakersfield, California) is an American country music singer and songwriter. ...

H

Tom T. Hall is an American country musician and songwriter. ... W.C. Handy photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1941 William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 - March 28, 1958) was an African American blues composer, often known as The Father of the Blues. ... Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936–February 3, 1959), better known as Buddy Holly, was an American singer, songwriter, and a pioneer of Rock and Roll. ... Wayland D. Holyfield, (born 15 March 1942), is a prominent American songwriter and leader in the songwriting community. ... Harlan Perry Howard (September 8, 1927 - March 3, 2002) is an American Hall of Fame country music songwriter. ...

J

Waylon Jennings (June 15, 1937 - February 13, 2002) was a popular American country music singer and guitarist, born in Littlefield, Texas. ...

K

Wyatt Merle Kilgore (August 9, 1934 - February 6, 2005) was an American, singer, songwriter, and manager. ... Bradley Kincaid (July 13, 1895 - September 23, 1989) was a folk singer. ... Kris Kristofferson (born June 22, 1936 in in Brownsville, Texas) is an influential country music songwriter, singer and actor. ...

L

Leadbelly, circa 1942; shown with an accordion, though he typically played guitar Leadbelly (January 29, 1885 – December 6, 1949) was an influential blues singer and guitarist. ... Dennis Linde (born March 18, 1943 in Abilene, Texas) is an American songwriter. ... John D. Loudermilk (born March 31, 1934 in Durham, North Carolina) is an American singer and songwriter. ... Loretta Lynn on the cover of her album Who Was That Stranger Loretta Lynn (born April 14, 1935) is an American country singer. ...

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Robert Joseph Miller (born March 30, 1945) was a Governor of Nevada. ... Roger Dean Miller (January 2, 1936 - October 25, 1992) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician. ... Bill Monroe (September 13, 1911 - September 9, 1996) developed the style of country music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the Blue Grass Boys, named for his home state of Kentucky. ... Moon Mullican was an American country and western singer and pianist in the late 1940s and 1950s from Louisiana. ...

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Willie Nelson Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American guitarist and country singer, originally from Abbott, Texas. ... Mickey Newbury ( May 19, 1940 - September 29, 2002) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Bob Nolan is an early 20th century country-western songwriter and performer who composed the memorable hits Tumblin Tumbleweeds and Cool Water. ...

O

Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Buck Owens (born August 12, 1929) is an American country singer who defined the gritty Bakersfield sound. ...

P

Dolly Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American country singer, songwriter and actress. ... Carl Perkins Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 - January 19, 1998) was an American pioneer of rockabilly music, a mix of rhythm and blues and country music that evolved at Sun Records in Memphis in the early 1950s. ... John Prine is a country/folk singer/songwriter who has achieved widespread critical (and some commercial) success since the early 1970s. ...

R

Eddie Rabbitt (November 27, 1941-May 7, 1998) was a country music singer and songwriter who reached the peak of his popularity in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Tex Ritter Tex Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country singer and actor. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), born Martin David Robinson near Glendale, Arizona, served in the United States Navy during World War II and went on to become an immensely popular singing star of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... Jimmie Rodgers was the name of two singers: Jimmie Rodgers (country singer) Jimmie Rodgers (pop singer) Note that there was also a Jimmy Rogers (note the spelling), a blues singer born in 1924. ... Fred Rose (August 24, 1898 - December 1, 1954) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter and music publishing executive. ...

S

Troy Seals (born November 16, 1938 in Big Hill, Kentucky) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist He is a member of the prominent Seals family of musicians that includes, Jim Seals (of Seals and Croft) and Dan Seals (of England Dan and John Ford Coley) and Brady Seals. ... Sheldon Allan Shel Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an important American poet, songwriter, composer, cartoonist, screenwriter, and childrens writer. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 - December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a country singer. ... Joseph Alfred Souter (born February 28, 1940, Atlanta, Georgia) is a Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter. ... Ray Stevens (born Harold Ray Ragsdale on January 24, 1939 in Clarkdale, Georgia) is an American country music singer and songwriter known for his novelty songs. ...

T

Hank Thompson (born September 3, 1925) is a country music entertainer whose career has spanned six decades and who has sold over 60 million records worldwide. ... Mel Tillis (born Lonnie Melvin Tillis on August 8th, 1932 in Tampa, Florida) is a country music singer/songwriter, and actor. ... Merle Travis November 29, 1917 - October 20, 1983; an American country western singer, songwriter, and musician. ... Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 - September 6, 1984) was one of the pioneers of American country music. ... Conway Twitty, born Harold Lloyd Jenkins, ( September 1, 1933 - June 5, 1993) was Americas most successful hit maker of the 20th century, in that he had the most singles (55) reach Number 1. ...

W

Cindy Walker, born July 20, 1918 is an American singer/songwriter and dancer. ... Jimmy Webb (born August 5, 1946 in Elk City, Oklahoma) is an idiosyncratic American popular music composer. ... Hank Williams Sr. ... James Robert (Bob) Wills ( March 6, 1905 - May 13, 1975) was an American country musician and songwriter. ...

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Willie Nelson Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American guitarist and country singer, originally from Abbott, Texas. ... Mickey Newbury ( May 19, 1940 - September 29, 2002) was an American singer and songwriter. ... Bob Nolan is an early 20th century country-western songwriter and performer who composed the memorable hits Tumblin Tumbleweeds and Cool Water. ...

O

Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Buck Owens (born August 12, 1929) is an American country singer who defined the gritty Bakersfield sound. ...

P

Dolly Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American country singer, songwriter and actress. ... Carl Perkins Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 - January 19, 1998) was an American pioneer of rockabilly music, a mix of rhythm and blues and country music that evolved at Sun Records in Memphis in the early 1950s. ... John Prine is a country/folk singer/songwriter who has achieved widespread critical (and some commercial) success since the early 1970s. ...

R

Eddie Rabbitt (November 27, 1941-May 7, 1998) was a country music singer and songwriter who reached the peak of his popularity in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... Tex Ritter Tex Ritter (January 12, 1905 – January 2, 1974) was an American country singer and actor. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), born Martin David Robinson near Glendale, Arizona, served in the United States Navy during World War II and went on to become an immensely popular singing star of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... Jimmie Rodgers was the name of two singers: Jimmie Rodgers (country singer) Jimmie Rodgers (pop singer) Note that there was also a Jimmy Rogers (note the spelling), a blues singer born in 1924. ... Fred Rose (August 24, 1898 - December 1, 1954) was an American Hall of Fame songwriter and music publishing executive. ...

S

Troy Seals (born November 16, 1938 in Big Hill, Kentucky) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist He is a member of the prominent Seals family of musicians that includes, Jim Seals (of Seals and Croft) and Dan Seals (of England Dan and John Ford Coley) and Brady Seals. ... Sheldon Allan Shel Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an important American poet, songwriter, composer, cartoonist, screenwriter, and childrens writer. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 - December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a country singer. ... Joseph Alfred Souter (born February 28, 1940, Atlanta, Georgia) is a Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter. ... Ray Stevens (born Harold Ray Ragsdale on January 24, 1939 in Clarkdale, Georgia) is an American country music singer and songwriter known for his novelty songs. ...

T

Hank Thompson (born September 3, 1925) is a country music entertainer whose career has spanned six decades and who has sold over 60 million records worldwide. ... Mel Tillis (born Lonnie Melvin Tillis on August 8th, 1932 in Tampa, Florida) is a country music singer/songwriter, and actor. ... Merle Travis November 29, 1917 - October 20, 1983; an American country western singer, songwriter, and musician. ... Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 - September 6, 1984) was one of the pioneers of American country music. ... Conway Twitty, born Harold Lloyd Jenkins, ( September 1, 1933 - June 5, 1993) was Americas most successful hit maker of the 20th century, in that he had the most singles (55) reach Number 1. ...

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