Who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame with Barbara Mandrell on Sunday?
Barbara Mandrell was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Also inducted during Sunday night’s event were Roy Clark and Charlie McCoy. Performers included Garth Brooks, Alison Krauss, Reba McEntire, George Jones, Michael McDonald, Rodney Crowell, Josh Turner, Jelly Roll Johnson and Louise Mandrell. “Irby Mandrell was my manager as well as my Daddy over my 38-year career. He taught me, guided me and directed me. It is his name, Mandrell, that I am blessed to have, and it’s the gracious loving public and fans that made our name known and popular,” Barbara Mandrell told the audience at the ceremony. “So, tonight I thank you with my entire being for putting the Mandrell name into the Hall of Fame.” Sources: http://www.upi.
Barbara Mandrell, Roy Clark and Charlie McCoy were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday in an at times emotional ceremony that saluted them for their music as well as their contributions to bringing the genre to a mass audience through television. “All three of tonight’s inductees looked at the way country music was presented on television and said: ‘We can make this even better. We can present country music to a mainstream audience with respect, love and humor,” said Tammy Genovese, the Country Music Association’s chief executive officer. The three were honored in a tribute that included performances by Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, George Jones, Alison Krauss, Josh Turner, Michael McDonald, Rodney Crowell and others. With the inductions, the Hall of Fame now has 108 members. Sources: http://www.google.