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Musicians Hall of Fame Inducts BMI Pioneers

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From News, posted 10.14.09 Industry admirers, peers, and contemporary stars gathered to salute the 2009 class of virtuosos inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame on Monday, October 12 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. BMI legends Chet Atkins, Fred Foster, Charlie Daniels, Billy Cox, and band Toto all became members of the… Read more...


2009 Inductees Announced for Musicians Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 6.08.09 The 2009 inductees into the Musicians Hall of Fame include a slew of BMI legends: Chet Atkins, Fred Foster, Charlie Daniels, Billy Cox, and band TOTO will all become members of the prestigious club that already includes Booker T. & The MGs, The Crickets, Duane Eddy, Al Kooper, The Memphis… Read more...


Musicians Hall of Fame Inducts BMI Legends

From News, posted 11.19.08 The Musicians Hall of Fame inducted another class of the American musical elite on Tuesday, October 28 in Nashville. The overwhelming majority of 2008 inductees are longtime BMI songwriters: Booker T. and the MGs (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson and Donald “Duck” Dunn), The Memphis Horns (Wayne Jackson… Read more...


Al Kooper Celebrates a Half-Century of Super Sessions

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.11.08 Guess the two-word answer to a most enlightening list of questions. Who, in 1958 at the age of 14, joined the Royal Teens (Top Five hitmakers with “Short Shorts”)? Who, in 1960, began his career as a BMI songwriter with a number called “My Kinda Love,”… Read more...


BMI Country Awards Honor Top Writers and Publishers at 53rd Annual Ceremony

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From News, posted 10.18.05 Charlie Daniels Saluted as BMI Icon BMI saluted the top country music songwriters, artists and publishers at its 2005 Country Awards, staged October 18 at the performing rights organization's Music Row offices. The black-tie ceremony was hosted by Del Bryant, BMI President and CEO, and Paul… Read more...