Friends of 1927 Concert Series: Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle, and Jerry Salley
The Birthplace of Country Music is proud to present an intimate Friends of 1927 concert experiencewith artists Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle ,and Jerry Salley.
About Carl Jackson
Described by Bluegrass Unlimited magazine as “Bluegrass Music’s MVP”, the Mississippi Musician’s Hall of Fame member and Grammy winner was also recently inducted into the SPBGMA Preservation Hall of Greats.
As a vocalist, you can hear him on recordings with the likes of EmmyLou Harris, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, Garth Brooks, Janie Fricke, Dolly Parton, and many, many more. He has also had great success in songwriting, with his work being sung by many high-caliber artists such as Glen Campbell, Garth Brooks, and Brad Paisley.
About Larry Cordle
Cordle is an accomplished songwriter and performer. At last count, his songs had appeared on projects that had sold a combined total of more than 55 million records to date, by artists such as Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire, Diamond Rio, Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and many others.
His band, Lonesome Standard Time,has been awarded song of the year by the International Bluegrass Music Association on two separate occasions, garnered two Grammy nominations for best bluegrass album, received nominations for vocal group and instrumental group, landed #1 slots on the Bluegrass and Americana charts and gained the respect of their peers and had many accolades during their existence.
About Jerry Salley
Referred to by Billboard Magazine as “One of Music Row’s greatest veteran tunesmiths,” Jerry Salley has had an incredibly successful songwriting career. He was the 2003 SESAC Country Music Songwriter of the Yearand has had over 450 songs recorded in his multi-award winning career. To date, Jerry’s songs have sold in excess of 15.5 million records worldwide, and internationally he has penned no less than seven #1 Country hits in Australia.
From Sir Elton John’s only chart single to appear on the Billboard Country Chart (“Where We Both Say Goodbye” – duet with Australian artist Catherine Britt) to a Gospel song so popular it has been included in Church Hymnals (“His Strength Is Perfect”), Jerry’s long list of accomplishments speaks for itself. Most recently, Jerry was honored to have a song on Chris Stapleton’s Traveller album (“Outlaw State Of Mind”), which is certified double platinum. From songs recorded by some of today’s biggest country stars like Chris Stapleton, Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley, to country music legends Loretta Lynn and The Oak Ridge Boys, Jerry is honored each and every time a song of his is recorded.