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Lonestar Sits on the ‘Front Porch’ at the Top of the Charts

Posted in News on October 8, 2003
BMI brought the outside inside as the setting of the #1 celebration for "My Front Porch Looking In," written by BMI affiliates Richie McDonald of Lonestar and Frank Myers along with Don Pfrimmer. Joining in the celebration were Lonestar members Dean Sams, Michael Britt and Keech Rainwater. "My Front Porch Looking In," from Lonestar's BNA album Greatest Hits: From There To Here, is their ninth #1 single.


On the front porch at BMI Nashville are (bottom row) RLG's Butch Waugh; Sony/ATV Tree's Woody Bomar; Sixteen Stars Music's Ronnie Gant; writers Frank Myers, Richie McDonald and Don Pfrimmer; RLG's Tom Baldrica; (top row) Michael Britt, Dean Sams, BMI's Paul Corbin, Keech Rainwater, and BMI's Harry Warner.

In addition to presenting awards to the songwriters, BMI also recognized publishers Frank Myers Music, Sixteen Stars Music, Sony/ATV Tree and producer Dann Huff.

McDonald and Myers previously collaborated on "I'm Already There," named Song of the Year at the 2002 BMI Country Awards. Lonestar -- winner of numerous CMA, ACM and Billboard honors, plus multiple Grammy and AMA nominations -- is nominated for Vocal Group of the Year at the 2003 CMA Awards.


Shane Minor, BMI's David Preston, Danny Wells

Brad Martin with BMI's David Preston


Sixteen Stars Music's Carol Phillips, Belinda & Frank Myers, Sam Cerami


Frank Myers, Sixteen Stars Music's Jason Morris, Richie McDonald