Updates From the Hall of Fame Songwriter

Songwriters Hall of Fame 2018 Nomination

Randy Goodrum nominated for prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame class of 2018!   “I am humbly honored by my nomination to the 2018 Songwriters Hall Of Fame. This is the pinnacle award for songwriters on this planet and I am enormously appreciative of receiving this news. To be in the company of my fellow nominees as well as the aspirational and inspirational list of Members of the @SongHall is the greatest honor.” -Randy Goodrum   You can read more about Randy’s 2018 SHOF nomination...

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Q&A with Randy Goodrum

Ever wonder if iconic American songwriter Randy Goodrum has ‘magic moments’ while writing music and lyrics to hit song after hit song? The 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame nominee reflects upon a “special memory” in his songwriting career: The 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame nominee whose songwriting crosses many genres – country, pop, jazz, rock, R&B and adult contemporary, has written #1 songs in each of the four decades since his first #1 hit, 1978’s “You Needed Me.”    Musician/Songwriter Bill Burgess recently asked Randy to think about a “special memory” in his songwriting career:   Q: Do you have a special memory of a moment in songwriting where one musical or lyric phrase materialized and made the magic? I’m thinking of one of...

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Wayland Holyfield & Randy Goodrum

Arkansas Sounds presents: Two legendary Arkansas songwriters, Wayland Holyfield of Mallettown and Randy Goodrum of Hot Springs, will perform their Grammy Award-winning hit music.   Nashville Hall of Fame songwriters, Wayland Holyfield and Randy Goodrum will join forces as a duo and return home to Arkansas to perform some of their many Top 40 pop and country hits. Wayland Holyfield, guitar and vocals, has received thirty-seven Performance Society awards and has written over forty Top 10 hits and fourteen #1 songs, such as “Could I Have This Dance,” “You’re My Best Friend,” “Rednecks, White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer,” “Some Broken Hearts Never Mend,” and more. Wayland also wrote the state song, “Arkansas,...

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