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Vince Gill Invites Charlie McCoy, Don Schlitz to Join Grand Ole Opry

While country music’s contemporary stars headlined Nashville’s Nissan Stadium Saturday night during CMA Fest, Vince Gill and the Grand Ole Opry honored two of the genre’s most significant contributors a few miles away at the Grand Ole Opry House. Gill invited Charlie McCoy and Don Schlitz, both...
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Country Music Hall of Famers Charlie McCoy and Don Schlitz Each Invited to Become a Member of the Grand Ole Opry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – One of country music’s all-time most lauded musicians, Charlie McCoy, and one of the genre’s all-time most successful songwriters, Don Schlitz, were each invited to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry tonight. Both artists are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and each will be officially inducted into the Opry later this summer. The invitations came from fellow Hall of Famer and 27-year Opry member Vince Gill. Tonight’s invitations are the first time the Opry has invited two entertainers to each become Opry members in a single evening since it has become customary to make the surprise invitations in public.
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Vince Gill invites Nashville legends Charlie McCoy and Don Schlitz to join Grand Ole Opry

A legendary songwriter and once-in-a-generation session man earned invitations this weekend into the Grand Ole Opry's timeless circle.  Membership into the elite club of artists and entertainers grew by two Saturday night when Vince Gill surprised Grammy Award-winning "The Gambler" writer Don Schlitz and A-team studio musician Charlie McCoy on stage with the question many musicians dream of hearing but only few ever do: Will you become the next member of the Grand Ole Opry?  ...
NASHVILLE, TN