Chip Young Named As The Country Music HOF's Next 'Nashville Cat'
September 15, 2010 at 1:06 PM (PT)
Session guitarist and producer CHIP YOUNG will be saluted on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9th as part of the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM’s popular series “NASHVILLE Cats: A Celebration of MUSIC CITY Musicians.” The program, which will begin at 1:30p (CT) in the MUSEUM’S FORD THEATER, is included with MUSEUM admission and free to MUSEUM members. The program will also be streamed live at www.countrymusichalloffame.org.
Hosted by BILL LLOYD, the tribute to YOUNG will include a brief performance and an in-depth, one-on-one interview illustrated with vintage recordings, photos and film clips from the MUSEUM’S FRIST LIBRARY AND ARCHIVE. Immediately following the program, YOUNG will sign autographs in the MUSEUM STORE.
YOUNG was the guitarist on recordings of songs including DOLLY PARTON’s “Jolene,” ELVIS PRESLEY’s “Guitar Man,” and CHARLEY PRIDE’s “Kiss an Angel Good Morning.” As a producer, he has helmed recordings by acts such as DELBERT McCLINTON, JERRY REED, GARY STEWART (“Your Place or Mine”), and BILLY SWAN (“I Can Help”). More recently, Young has played on recordings by MY MORNING JACKET, TODD SNIDER and CANDI STATON.