Barry Beckett, Roger Murrah, Jerry Laseter, Tanya Tucker, BMI's Paul Corbin and Joyce Rice
Tanya's fast-rising Top 40 debut single, "A Memory Like I'm Gonna Be," was written by Laseter, who is Tucker's fiancé, and Murrah.. Other songwriters contributing to the project are Bob DiPiero, Hank Cochran, Marcus Hummon, Monty Criswell, Earl Clark, David Stewart, Pat Terry, Gary Burr, Kerry Kurt Phillips, Beth Hooker and Gary Nicholson. Special guests include background vocalists Vince Gill and Bekka Bramlett plus musicians the Nashville String Machine.
Capitol Nashville's Fletcher Foster and Tanya Tucker
Tucker, who will celebrate her 30th year as a BMI affiliate in January, was presented with a black leather jacket by BMI's Paul Corbin. Since her 1972 debut hit, "Delta Dawn," Tucker has scored with a steady string of hits: "What's Your Mama's Name?", "Blood Red And Goin' Down," "Would You Lay With Me (In A Field Of Stone)?", "Lizzie And The Rainman," "San Antonio Stroll," "Here's Some Love," "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love," "If It Don't Come Easy," "Strong Enough To Bend," "Down To My Last Teardrop," "(Without You) What Do I Do About Me," "Some Kind Of Trouble" and "It's A Little Too Late."
She was the Country Music Association's Female Vocalist of the Year in 1991.
Tanya Tucker, daughter Layla Laseter and BMI's Paul Corbin
Tanya Tucker performing "A Memory Like I'm Gonna Be"