Songwriter Joe South Dead at 72

Songwriter Joe South died September 5 at his home in Atlanta at the age of 72, reports the Tennessean. A member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Joe is known for hits such as “(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden,” “Games People Play,” “Down in the Boondocks” and “Don’t It Make You Want [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Edens Edge’s self-titled debut

Through a series of events that some might even consider fate, Edens Edge is set to release their self-titled debut album on June 12. The trio, made up of Hannah Blaylock (lead vocals), Cherrill Green (harmony vocals, mandolin, banjo) and Dean Berner (harmony vocals, guitar, dobro) formed while attending Arkansas Tech and it’s been one [...] Read More

Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks Inducted Into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Alan Jackson and Garth Brooks were inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame at the 41st Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony on Sunday night, Oct. 16. Alan was officially inducted by Capitol Records Nashville President and CEO and longtime friend Mike Dungan in the 2011 Songwriter/Artist category. Photos of [...] Read More

Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks to be Inducted Into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Alan Jackson and Garth Brooks are set to be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, along with John Bettis, Thom Schuyler and Allen Shamblin. The induction ceremony will take place at the 41st Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony on October 16 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. “These five [...] Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame Member Charlie Louvin Dies at 83

Following a battle with pancreatic cancer, Country Music Hall of Fame member Charlie Louvin died early this morning. Born Charlie Elzer Loudermilk in Section, Alabama on July 7, 1927, Charlie formed a duo with his brother Ira. As the Louvin Brothers, they were pioneers in country music — and their soaring trademark harmonies influenced many generations of artists that [...] Read More