‘Three Wooden Crosses’ Lifted To Top of Country Charts
BMI Nashville honored songwriter Doug Johnson and publishers Mike Curb Music and Sweet Radical Music with a #1 party for their hit "Three Wooden Crosses," recorded by Randy Travis. The song, which Johnson co-wrote with Kim Williams, is from Travis's Word Records album Rise and Shine and made history as the first release from a Christian label to top Billboard's Country Singles chart.
Pictured are Curb Music's Drew Alexander, producer Kyle Lehning, Word Records's Andrew Patton, BMI's Joyce Rice, Randy Travis, Doug Johnson, Kim Williams and BMI's Paul Corbin.
Johnson's other hits include BMI Country Award winners and Million-Air-certified "Lucky Moon" (The Oak Ridge Boys), "Love Is Stronger Than Pride" (Ricochet) and "I Want My Goodbye Back" (Ty Herndon).
Celebrating with Doug Johnson [seated] are songwriting and publishing colleagues Anna Wilson, Tony Marty, John Barner Richard Wold, Portis Tanner [Curb Music], Gilles Godard, Drew Alexander [Curb Music], Lisa Brokop, Randy Russell [Curb Music], Jim Reilley, John Ozier [Curb Music] and Walt Wilkins.
Kim & Phyllis Williams, Randy & Elizabeth Hatcher Travis, Doug & Lisa Johnson
Milly Catignani, Chuck Flood, Doug Johnson, Pat Bunch
BMI's LuAnn Davidson, Ben & Jenny Friedman
BMI's Paul Corbin, Jeff Tweel, Merle Kilgore
BMI's Perry Howard, Jim Reilley
Lisa Brokop, Doug Johnson
photos: Alan Mayor
SOURCENews TAGS Christian Country Gospel Artists Lisa Brokop Gilles Godard Doug Johnson Randy Travis
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