Masks are required for educational programs in the Museum’s theaters and classrooms, as well as for tours to Historic RCA Studio B and Hatch Show Print.




Beginning in 2018, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum partnered with CreatiVets to provide Words & Music and Songwriting 101 programs to veterans.

Veterans are invited to use the lessons, worksheets, and lyric sheets below as part of the lessons and co-writing experience.


Songwriting 101: Lesson 1

Songwriting 101: Lesson 2

Words & Music: Lesson 1

Words & Music: Lesson 2


Brainstorm Wheel

Sensory and Emotion Brainstorm

Songwriting Outline

Songwriting Template

Spider Map

Songwriter Quotes

Story Song Template

Lyric Sheets

'I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry'
- Hank Williams

'Man in Black'
- Johnny Cash

'The House That Built Me'
- Tom Douglas / Allen Shamblin

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