Programs Celebrate 10-Year Partnership Between The Two Music Organizations
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (June 10, 2020) - The GRAMMY Museum® announced today it will release two Songwriters Hall of Fame programs from its archive while the Museum in Los Angeles is closed until further notice in light of COVID-19. The programs are being released in celebration of the 10-year partnership between the two organizations. They will be available on the Museum's website on Thursday, June 11, in honor of the original date the 2020 SHOF Induction & Awards Gala was scheduled before being postponed to next June.
The programs originally took place in the Museum's Clive Davis Theater and include "Legends In The Round" from Oct. 19, 2010, featuring legendary songwriters and SHOF inductees Hal David *(1921-2012), Lamont Dozier, Mac Davis (1942-2020), Nickolas Ashford *(1941-2011), and Valerie Simpson moderated by GRAMMY® and Oscar -winning composer/songwriter and SHOF inductee Paul Williams, as well as "Chart Toppers: Today's Star-Making Hit Songwriters/Producers" from Oct. 18, 2017, featuring songwriters busbee *(1976-2019), Dave Bassett, Warren "Oak" Felder, and Teddy Geiger. moderated by Executive Editor of Music at Variety Shirley Halperin. The programs showcase iconic and contemporary songwriters who share behind-the-scenes stories about their craft and unique collaborations with a string of global hit songs.
The videos will be posted on the “Museum at Home” page of the GRAMMY Museum website here.
They will also be available on the GRAMMY Museum’s YouTube channel here.
Please note these videos will be available to the public for 30 days only.
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