Worley Among Others Helping Gulf Coast

Darryl Worley, one of Nashville’s most successful independent record labels and the Recording Academy are actively supporting Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Worley is donating $50,000 from the proceeds of his fourth annual Tennessee River Run to the American Red Cross. Set for Sept. 16-17 in Hardin County, Tenn., the event also benefits several other local and regional charities. …
Broken Bow Records, in conjunction with RED Distribution and CRT Custom Products, is pledging $1 per unit on all of the label’s CDs sold through the end of 2005. The label’s roster includes Craig Morgan, Jason Aldean, Joe Diffie and Sherri√© Austin. Proceeds go to the Red Cross. … The Recording Academy, the nonprofit organization responsible for the Grammys, and its MusiCares Foundation is committing an initial donation of $1 million to assist musicians and other music industry workers affected by the hurricane. A variety of services, including basic expenses for food, shelter and medical care, will be administered through the MusiCares Hurricane Relief Fund.