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Hall of Fame hosts Church

Friday, September 18, 2015 – The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum hosted a reception last night to celebrate the opening of its latest cameo exhibition, "Eric Church: Inside the Outsider."

The exhibit features stage clothing, song manuscripts, photos, awards, a hand-written note from George Strait and more memorabilia that was personally selected by this year's top CMA Awards nominee for the display.

"Eric Church: Inside the Outsider" will run through February 2016 and is part of the normal admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

During the reception, Church said, "I revere country music. I grew up a fan in North Carolina. I remember a distinct memory when I was 23, walking by the Country Music Hall of Fame just having a moment you know, as a songwriter that had been told 'no' a bunch. If I had the chance, had a time machine to go back and tell that guy what would happen over the next 10-15 years (laughs)...neither one of us would believe it. I just walked through an exhibit that had my name all over it, and here's what I learned. It doesn't matter how great your songs are, how great a singer and player you are...I know this now, that it's about the people that are in this room. It's about everybody from songwriters, it's about management, it's about the band and crew that give it to 'em every night. It's about my family, it's about the people at our house. It's not about me because it's not possible for one person to make that happen."


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CD review - Mr. Misunderstood When listeners were introduced to Eric Church on his debut, they heard an artist who could balance strong song writing with a bit of a rebellious edge to the music. The surprise release of his latest continues that tradition, being quietly released to his fan club before even being officially announced. The music, written and recorded over a short period of time with an unheard of fast turnaround, has a raw edge that bridges the gap between radio friendly country music with the more rugged sound ...
CD review - The Outsiders Eric Church looks to take no prisoners on his big and bold - sometimes very dark - sounding fourth studio release. He makes that crystal clear on the cover where he stands flanked by his backing quintet, looking tough, menacing, ready for a rumble with arms hanging down, hiding behind sunglasses. These guys are ready to roll. As in rock and roll, which Church et al cook up with the lead-off title track, an out-and-out rocker with Church laying down his outside the lines credentials. ...


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