John Anderson Among Songwriter Inductee’s Into Hall Of Fame
(AP) – The Nashville Songwriters Association International plans to honor John Anderson, Paul Craft, Tom Douglas, and Gretchen Peters this year.They will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in October.
Anderson’s songs include “Swingin’,” “Seminole Wind” and “I Wish I Could Write You A Song.” Craft’s songs include “Dropkick Me, Jesus” for Bobby Bare and “Brother Jukebox” for Mark Chestnutt. Douglas wrote “Little Rock” for Collin Raye, “I Run To You” for Lady Antebellum and “The House That Built Me” for Miranda Lambert. Peters’ best-known song is “Independence Day” for Martina McBride, but she also wrote “The Chill of an Early Fall” for George Strait.