Peter Frampton, Buddy Guy Also Among 12 Scheduled for January Induction
November 5, 2013; Written by Calvin Gilbert
Barbara Mandrell, rock legend Peter Frampton, blues pioneer Buddy Guy and Nashville session guitarist Jimmy Capps have been selected for induction into the Musicians Hall of Fame in Nashville.
They are among 12 musicians who will be honored during a Jan. 28 induction ceremony at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium, the new home of the Musicians Hall of Fame. Also set for induction are session musicians Velma Smith, Corki Casey O'Dell and the late Ben Keith, along with singer-guitarist Randy Bachman (the Guess Who, Bachman Turner Overdrive), bassist Will Lee (a member of the CBS Orchestra on Late Show With David Letterman) and the late Stevie Ray Vaughan.
The late Roy Orbison will be inducted as part of the 2014 Iconic Riff Award for devising and playing the guitar line in his 1964 hit, "Oh, Pretty Woman." Curb Records founder Mike Curb will be inducted in the non-performing category.
In addition to her success as a recording artist, TV star and entertainer, Mandrell is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame. As an instrumentalist, she also plays guitar, banjo, bass, mandolin, Dobro, saxophone and accordion. Read more...
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