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Johnny Wright Celebrates 90th Birthday

Posted in News on June 9, 2004
Johnny Wright celebrated his 90th birthday with a bash held at Nashville's Texas Troubador Theater (5/12). BMI's Patsy Bradley presented the former Grand Ole Opry member with a "Special Citation of Appreciation," honoring the occasion and his many contributions to the world of country music. With Jack Anglin, Wright was half of the famed country duo Johnny & Jack. Various music industry veterans were on hand to salute the nonagenarian including wife Kitty Wells, Jim Ed Brown, Jean Shepherd, George Hamilton IV, George Hamilton V and Jeannie Seely.

Johnny Wright, BMI's Patsy Bradley, Kitty Wells

Johnny Wright receives a Special Citation of Appreciation from BMI's Patsy Bradley

photos by Hope Powell

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