Snapshots (8/14/2012)

Pictured (L-R): Billy Swan, Jerry Chesnut, Dallas Frazier, Mac Davis and Museum Editor Michael Gray. Photo: Larry McCormack

The Country Music Hall of Fame presented Songs Fit for a King: Top Songwriters Remember Elvis on Saturday (8/11). Songwriters Jerry Chesnut, Mac Davis, Dallas Frazier and Billy Swan performed a selection recorded by Presley and discussed his influence on their lives and careers.

Producer Chips Moman will deliver an interview this upcoming Saturday (8/18), continuing the Celebrate the King Series.


Pictured Above, L-R: Pete Fisher, Grand Ole Opry VP/GM and Maggie Rose

Maggie Rose made her debut on the Grand Ole Opry stage Friday, August 10 where she performed “Preacher’s Daughter” and closed with, “I Ain’t Your Mama.”

“My performance went by in a flash and I woke up the next morning still smiling,” said Rose. “It was a magical night for me.”


(L-R): Philip Craighead, Mayor of Lebanon and Tracy Lawrence. Photo: Alex Torrez

The hometown Mayors of Lebanon and Wilson County proclaimed September 25 as Tracy Lawrence Day in Wilson County. Tracy Lawrence will be recognized for his philanthropy and charitable work, during the inaugural day celebration and Humanitarian Award Gala (9/25), at Legacy Farms in Lebanon, TN.

The open-to-the-public Gala will feature dinner, entertainment, special guests, and auction to benefit New Leash On Life, a charity for stray and abused animals. Tickets can be reserved by phone: 615-364-9082.


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