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‘You Are My Sunshine’ Writer Jimmie Davis Dies

From News, posted 11.05.00 BMI songwriter Jimmie Davis, known as Louisiana's singing governor, died Sunday, November 5 at his home in Baton Rouge, LA. No one, including Davis himself, knew his true age, believed to be about 101. Davis was one of 11 children and his sharecropper parents could not remember exactly when he… Read more...


BMI Salutes Our Songwriters’ Hall Inductees

From News, posted 6.13.00 BMI proudly salutes our 2000 Songwriters' Hall of Fame inductees Brian Wilson, James Brown, Glenn Frey and Don Henley, Curtis Mayfield (posthumous), Julian Aberbach (Abe Olman Publisher Award) and Jimmie Davis (Towering Song Award… Read more...