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Music Row Salutes ‘Never Wanted Nothing More’

Posted in News on January 4, 2008

Before the holidays, well-wishers and hardy revelers gathered at BMI’s Music Row offices Wednesday, December 19 to cheer one of Nashville’s most beloved singer/songwriters, Ronnie Bowman. A premier bluegrass vocalist and longtime BMI songwriter, Bowman co-penned Kenny Chesney’s recent No. 1 hit “Never Wanted Nothing More” with good friend and fellow versatile talent Chris Stapleton.

photo Ronnie Bowman shows off his new Takamine.
photo BMI’s Jody Williams (right) welcomes Sony ATV’s Troy Tomlinson (left) to the party.
photo Producer and hit songwriter Buddy Cannon displays his signature homemade cup. Pictured are (l to r): Sony ATV’s Troy Tomlinson, BMI’s Jody Williams, Ronnie Bowman, Buddy Cannon and BMI’s Shelby Kennedy.
photo Troy Tomlinson entertains both the crowd and the honorees. Pictured are (l to r): BMI’s Jody Williams, Sony ATV’s Troy Tomlinson, singer/songwriter Ronnie Bowman, producer/songwriter Buddy Cannon and Kenny Chesney.
photo BMI’s Jody Williams (left) and Kenny Chesney (right) pause for a photo.
photo Talented, kind and hilarious: Ronnie Bowman is a Nashville favorite. Pictured are (l to r): BMI’s Jody Williams, Sony ATV’s Troy Tomlinson, co-writer Chris Stapleton, producer Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney and BNA’s Clay Bradley.
photo Pictured are (l to r): Don Cook, Ronnie Bowman and manager Don Light.
photo Pictured are (l to r): Sony ATV’s Troy Tomlinson, BMI’s Jody Williams, Chris Stapleton, Ronnie Bowman and Kenny Chesney.
photo Good friends and frequent collaborators Ronnie Bowman (left) and Chris Stapleton (right) get together for a hug and a photo.
photo The big group paused for a final shot. Pictured are (l to r): Sony ATV’s Troy Tomlinson, BMI’s Jody Williams, co-writers Chris Stapleton and Ronnie Bowman, producer Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney and BNA’s Clay Bradley.

Photos by John Russell

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