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Jack Ingram’s First #1 Supplies Steve Bogard’s Lucky #7

Posted in News on July 5, 2006
BMI hosted the feel good party of the summer last week, as BMI singer/songwriter Jack Ingram celebrated his first No. 1 single "Wherever You Are." Jack's performance of the tune, penned by BMI songwriter Steve Bogard, created much-deserved buzz for the hard-working Texan and supplied Bogard with his seventh No. 1 hit.

Jack Ingram proudly displays his Billboard plaque. Photo by Randi Radcliff Songwriter Steve Bogard (right) makes Ingram crack a smile as the two receive their BMI cups.  Photo by Randi Radcliff

The crowded event, held on BMI's rooftop overlooking the Nashville skyline, featured a commanding performance by Jack and his Beat-Up Ford band, along with a slew of commemorative presentations. The audience was stacked with friends, peers and business associates, who have championed the critically acclaimed Ingram during his decade-long trek to mainstream country acceptance.

Pictured are Jack's longtime manager George Couri (left) of Capitol Sports & Entertainment, who made the trip from his home in Austin, BMI's David Preston, Big Machine Records' President Scott Borchetta, BMI's Jody Williams, Jack Ingram and Steve Bogard. Photo by Marilu White / CMT.com

Hit songwriter Vicky McGehee ("All Jacked Up," "Why," "Holy Water") supported her fellow artists and enjoyed the party with BMI's David Preston. Photo by Alan Mayor

The crowd looks on as Jack Ingram gives a rousing performance with his Beat-Up Ford band. Photo by Alan Mayor
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