Songwriter Bob McDill Selected for ASCAP Golden Note Award

Songwriter Bob McDill will be presented the ASCAP Golden Note Award during the performing rights organization’s 50th annual country music awards presentation in Nashville. The Golden Note Award is presented to songwriters, composers and artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones. Past recipients include Don Williams, Garth Brooks, Lindsey Buckingham, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire and J.D. Souther, among others. McDill’s hits include Alan Jackson’s “Gone Country,” Keith Whitley’s “Don’t Close Your Eyes,” Don Williams’ “It Must Be Love” and “Good Ole Boys Like Me,” Johnny Russell’s “Catfish John” and “Rednecks, White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer,” Mel McDaniel’s “Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On” and “Louisiana Saturday Night,” Alabama’s “Song of the South” and Waylon Jennings’ “Amanda.” The invitation-only awards show is scheduled for Oct. 29.