CONGRATULATIONS TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017…

All worthy…though waiting for Tanya Tucker and Hank Jr. is gettin’ a little wearisome…

In the Modern Artist category, Alan Jackson…

In the Nonperformer category, Songwriter Don Schlitz… who, among dozens more, wrote these two all-time favorites of mine….

…and, to warm the hearts of the wilder side, (not to mention Elvis fans everywhere), the late, great Jerry Reed…

Official announcement here, an especially nice moment for Reed’s daughters.

8 thoughts on “CONGRATULATIONS TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2017…

  1. Always adored Jerry Reed. Alan Jackson ain’t bad either! Shocked that Tanya Tucker isn’t in the Hall…. Loved the post, Johnny. TYVM! Clementine

  2. That’s the legendary clip where Jerry Reed Ad-Libbed “Well, Jackie, when you’re hot you’re hot” as he forgot the real lyric and that is where that song was born! (true story)

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