Vern Gos­din, 3 oth­ers to join Hall of Fame

The Hamilton Spectator - - A&E -

The late coun­try singer and song­writer Vern Gos­din, as well as vet­eran song­writ­ers Jim McBride, Walt Aldridge and Tim Ni­chols, will be in­ducted into the Nashville Song­writ­ers Hall of Fame this fall. The hall of fame an­nounced Wed­nes­day the four will be in­ducted dur­ing a cer­e­mony Oct. 23. Gos­din, who died at age 74 in 2009, was known for his songs “Set ‘Em Up Joe” and “I’m Still Crazy.” His “Chis­eled in Stone” was named the 1989 song of the year by the Coun­try Mu­sic As­so­ci­a­tion. McBride’s col­lab­o­ra­tions with Alan Jack­son re­sulted in hits like “Chas­ing That Neon Rain­bow” and the smash “Chat­ta­hoochee.” Aldridge wrote “(There’s) No Get­ting’ Over Me” by Ron­nie Mil­sap and Ni­chols won a Grammy for writ­ing “Live Like You Were Dy­ing” for Tim McGraw.

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