Country Music Hall of Fame


Outlaws Tales and Tunes with Bobby Bare, Buddy Cannon, and Marshall Chapman

Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 02:00pm

Country Music Hall of Fame member Bobby Bare spent the 1960s recording smashes such as “500 Miles Away from Home” and “Streets of Baltimore.” He kicked off country’s Outlaw era when he fought to gain control of his recordings and subsequently produced his 1973 album, Lullabys, Legends and Lies, at RCA Studio B. Buddy Cannon has written songs recorded by Vern Gosdin, Willie Nelson, Mel Tillis, and many others, and he has produced hit albums for Nelson, Kenny Chesney, and more. Singer, songwriter, and author Marshall Chapman was a sorority girl at Vanderbilt in the 1970s when she fell in with a crowd of Outlaws that included Nelson, Cowboy Jack Clement, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson. She has made several acclaimed albums and written songs recorded by Jimmy Buffett, Emmylou Harris, and others. This event, hosted by the museum’s Peter Cooper, will include music and conversation. Presented in partnership with the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival. Ford Theater. Free to museum members and Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival badge holders. The program will be streamed live at


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