Country music legend Dwight Yoakam is set to become the newest member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame this fall.
Yoakam will be inducted Oct. 14.
Larry Gatlin will also be inducted with Yoakam, as well as Marcus Hummon, Kostas Lazarides, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn for the class of 2019. The newest members will join the more than 200 members that are currently members of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at Nashville’s Music City Center. The public will have an opportunity to watch, with a handful of seats being open for grabs. Tickets are available on the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame website.
By Kenny Rogers from the album Eyes That See in the Dark