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Hank Williams Jr. Nominated for Songwriters Hall
Hank Williams Jr. is one of the nominees up for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in the songwriter-artist category. Additionally, 10 others are nominated for induction in the songwriter division. Also nominated in the songwriter-artist field are J.J. Cale, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, Amy Grant and Tony Joe White. The songwriter nominees are Paul Craft ("Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life"), Bob DiPiero ("American Made"), Kye Fleming ("I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool"), Larry Henley ("The Wind Beneath My Wings"), Mac McAnally ("Old Flame"), Earl "Peanut" Montgomery ("We're Gonna Hold On"), Bob Morrison ("You Decorated My Life"), Thom Schuyler ("16th Avenue"), L.E. White ("After the Fire Is Gone") and Lawton Williams ("Fraulein"). Two from the songwriter category and one from the songwriter-artist category will be inducted during ceremonies on Oct. 14 in Nashville.
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