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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Reveals 2014 Inductees

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The Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame have announced their 2014 inductees, which includes writers on some popular country songs.

John Anderson, Paul Craft, Tom Douglas and Gretchen Peters are part of this year’s class, and will be honored in a ceremony on Oct. 5 in Nashville.

Anderson is best known for his career as an artist with hits like ‘Swingin,’ which recently turned 30, and ‘Seminole Wind,’ a tribute to his home state of Florida.

Craft has penned songs for Bobby Bare and Moe Bandy, as well as bluegrass tunes for Earl Scruggs and Ralph Stanley. Douglas’ work includes writing credits for Miranda Lambert‘s ‘The House that Built Me’ and Lady Antebellum‘s ‘Hello World,’ while Peters wrote Martina McBride‘s ‘Independence Day’ and Faith Hill‘s ‘The Secret of Life.’

The 2013 class of inductees included Alabama‘s Randy Owen, Will Jennings, Layng Martine Jr. and Jeffrey Steele.

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