The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced that it will induct BMI songwriters Larry Gatlin, Dwight Yoakam, Marcus Hummon and Kostas to its prestigious hall of fame on Monday, October 14, at the Music City Center. The new inductees will join the 213 existing members of the elite organization, which celebrates the best of Nashville’s legendary songwriters.
Marcus Hummon’s smashes include “Cowboy Take Me Away” (The Dixie Chicks), “Born To Fly” (Sara Evans) and “Bless The Broken Road” (Rascal Flatts). Kostas is known for “Timber, I’m Falling In Love” (Patty Loveless), “Blame It On Your Heart” (Patty Loveless) and “Ain’t That Lonely Yet” (Dwight Yoakam), while Dwight Yoakam had hits with many of his own songs, including “Guitars, Cadillacs,” “Fast As You” and “You’re The One.” Larry Gatlin also recorded many of his self-penned hits with his brothers, Steve and Rudy as The Gatlin Brothers, including “All The Gold In California,” “Statues Without Hearts” and “Broken Lady.”
Tickets for the Hall of Fame Gala are $250 each and benefit the nonprofit Nashville Songwriters Foundation. Select seating is available to the public and may be purchased as available by contacting Executive Director Mark Ford at email@example.com or 615-460-6556. Congratulations to all!