PATTY LOVELESS, TANYA TUCKER HEADED INTO CMHoF!
April 4, 2023 8:20AM CDT
Patty Loveless, Tanya Tucker, and Bob McDill are all headed into the Country Music Hall of Fame later this year. The announcement came yesterday (Monday, April 3rd), during a livestreamed presentation.
Loveless and Tucker will be inducted into the “Modern Era Artist” and “Veteran Era Artist” categories, respectively. McDill was selected in the “Songwriter” category.
Their inductions will bring the total number of Hall of Fame members to 152.
- Loveless’ best-known radio hits include “Timber, I’m Falling In Love,” “Chains, “Hurt Me Bad,” “Blame It On Your Heart,” and “I Try To Think About Elvis,” to name a few.
- Tucker had her first hit as a teenager with “Delta Dawn,” followed by dozens of hits throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s.
- McDill charted 31 Number One hits over three decades, according to The Tennessean.
- His most well-known hits include Alan Jackson‘s “Gone Country,” Alabama‘s “Song of the South,” Don Williams‘ “Good Ole Boys Like Me,” “Don’t Close Your Eyes” by Keith Whitley, and “Amanda” (recorded by both Williams and Waylon Jennings).