Country Music Hall of Fame


Songwriter Session: Jim Lauderdale

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:30am

​Jim Lauderdale’s songwriting credits include the country hits “Gonna Get a Life” (Mark Chesnutt); “Hole in My Head” (Dixie Chicks); “Twang” and “We Really Shouldn’t Be Doing This” (George Strait); and “You Don’t Seem to Miss Me” (Patty Loveless). Solomon Burke, Elvis Costello, Vince Gill, George Jones, Buddy Miller, Blake Shelton, Ralph Stanley, and Lee Ann Womack also have recorded his songs. Lauderdale has released over twenty studio albums since the mid-1980s, and has won two Grammys and the Americana Music Association’s Artist of the Year and Song of the Year honors. He will receive the AMA’s special lifetime achievement honor, the Wagonmaster Award in 2016.

This program, presented in partnership with the Americana Music Association, takes place in the Museum's Ford Theater. 

This program will also be streamed live at The live stream is powered by NewTek TriCaster.

After the program, he will sign copies of his albums, purchased from the Museum Store. 


Attendees must have a Program Pass to guarantee admission to this event.

Program Passes are free with Museum admission, membership or AMA conference badge. Passes are distributed two hours prior to the event at the Museum's box office on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating is general admission and limited.

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