Dan Penn To Do Program For Country Music Hall Of Fame
September 22, 2010 at 6:36 AM (PT)
Songwriter DAN PENN will treat guests to a performance and an in-depth interview on OCTOBER 16th as part of the COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM’s programming series “Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters.” The 1:30p (CT) program, which will be held 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.
Museum Editor MICHAEL GRAY will host the 90-minute program, which will be illustrated with recordings, photos and film clips from the Museum’s collection. Immediately following, PENN will sign autographs in the Museum Store.
PENN, who is a NASHVILLE resident, is known for writing songs such as “Dark End of the Street,” “I’m Your Puppet,” “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man,” “Cry Like a Baby,” “Sweet Inspiration,” “It Tears Me Up,” “Out of Left Field” and many more. His songs have been recorded by THE FLYING BURRITO BROTHERS, JERRY LEE LEWIS, RONNIE MILSAP, LEE ROY PARNELL, CHARLIE RICH AND HANK WILLIAMS JR., ARTHUR ALEXANDER, SOLOMON BURKE, ARETHA FRANKLIN and OTIS REDDING.
The “Poets and Prophets” series honors songwriters who have made significant contributions to Country music history. Check out more about PENN and the series at www.countrymusichalloffame.org.