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Kentucky HeadHunters, Exile Among Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Inductees

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Kentucky HeadHunters photo by Ash Newell, courtesy of LCMedia.

The Kentucky HeadHunters, Steven Curtis Chapman, Exile, Skeeter Davis, The Hilltoppers, Old Joe Clark and Emory & Linda Martin will be inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum as the 2013 class of professionals honored for their contribution to music in Kentucky and around the world. The announcement was made during a live press conference on WKYT-TV by Robert Lawson,executive director of the Hall of Fame.

“On behalf of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum board of directors and staff I am honored to announce the 2013 Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Induction Class,” he said. “The 2013 class showcases why the state of Kentucky has produced some of the world’s greatest music achievers in all genres of music, and I am truly honored to recognize them with induction into the hall of fame.”

“I can’t tell you what an honor this is for us,” Richard Young of the Kentucky HeadHunters said. “We’re obviously proud to be from Kentucky, and this kind of recognition with this group of people is such a privilege.”

The induction ceremony will take place on April 12, 2013 at the Lexington Center Bluegrass Ballroom. Tickets for for the ceremony will go on sale April 9, 2012. For more information,  visit www.kentuckymusicmuseum.com. Past inductees include Loretta Lynn, Patty Loveless, Steve Wariner, Keith Whitley, Crystal Gayle, Dwight Yoakam, Wynonna & Naomi Judd, Ricky Skaggs, Tom T. Hall, Bill Monroe and many more.

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