CONGRATULATIONS TO THE COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2015…

They do it with less fuss than the Rock Hall and, as far as I know, nobody ever complains about being inducted…No process is perfect (isn’t it about time to induct Tanya Tucker, or did I miss something?), but nobody can deny the worth of this year’s inductees, so no lillies need be gilded. The music can speak for itself:

Guitarist Grady Martin…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AUbIpIq5zY

In the Veteran category, Jim Ed Brown…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcENEHz5U00

and the Browns…

and, in the Modern category, the Oak Ridge Boys…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnygrma6SxM