Richard Bennett Earns Recognition As CMHoF Nashville Cat

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• August 4, 2016
Pictured (L-R): Back row: Buddy Miller, Bergen White, Duane Eddy, Billy Sanford, Steve Gibson, David Briggs, Michael Rhodes. Front row: moderator Bill Lloyd, musician Nick Bennett, honoree Richard Bennett, musician Sean Weaver, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's Abi Tapia.

Pictured (L-R): Back row: Buddy Miller, Bergen White, Duane Eddy, Billy Sanford, Steve Gibson, David Briggs, Michael Rhodes. Front row: moderator Bill Lloyd, musician Nick Bennett, honoree Richard Bennett, musician Sean Weaver, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Abi Tapia.

Famed guitarist Richard Bennett was honored as a Nashville Cat by the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday (July 30). The distinction is presented to notable studio musicians.

During an event at the museum, Bennett discussed his career and performed several original songs.

Bennett played with Neil Diamond in the 1970s and 1980s, and many others, including Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Steve Earle, and Marty Stuart.

Former Nashville Cat honorees Buddy Miller, Bergen White, Duane Eddy, Billy Sanford, Steve Gibson, and Michael Rhodes attended in support of Bennett.

Pictured (L-R): Bill Lloyd, Richard Bennett

Pictured (L-R): Bill Lloyd, Richard Bennett

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