Country Music Hall of Fame

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Songwriter Session: Steve Dean and Bill Whyte

Saturday, May 06, 2017 - 11:30am

Steve Dean wrote “Fast Lanes and Country Roads” (Barbara Mandrell), “Honky Tonk Girl” (Joe Nichols), “It Takes a Little Rain” (Oak Ridge Boys), “Round About Way” (George Strait), “Shadow of a Distant Friend” (Waylon Jennings), “Walk On” (Reba McEntire), and "Watching You” (Rodney Atkins). Bill Whyte wrote “Crickets” (Joe Nichols), “I’m Going Ugly Early Tonight” (Cledus T. Judd), “Retired” (Ray Stevens), and “Safe Haven” (Hillary Scott & the Scott Family). Whyte has also worked in radio since he was a teenager and is a member of the Country Radio Hall of Fame.​

This program takes place in the Museum's Ford Theater. 


PROGRAM ADMISSION

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

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