HONOR ROLL OF SONGWRITERS

BROADCAST MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARD WINNING SONGS

(One Million Radio Air Plays)


ab – c – d – e – f – g – h – i – j – k – l – m

n – o – p – q – r – s – t – u – v – w – x – y – z

listed alphabetically

Special Recognition


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DAVE ALLDRED (Unknown)

“Party Doll”

JERRY ALLISON (Lubbock)

“Peggy Sue”, “More Than I Can Say”, That’ll Be The Day”

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CLINT BALLARD JR. (El Paso)

“Game Of Love”, “You’re No Good”, “Good Timin”

JIMMY BOWEN (Dumas)

“Party Doll”

HAROLD HAL BYNUM (Levelland)

“Chains” “Lucille” “There Ain’t No Good Chain Gang”

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GUY CLARK (Monahans)

ASCAP writer “She’s Crazy For Leaving”, “Desperados Waiting For A Train”, “Texas 1947”, “New Cut Road”, “The Last Gunfighter”

BLACKIE CRAWFORD (San Angelo)

“Always Late”

DARRELL CROFTS & JAMES SEALS (Cisco/Rankin)

“Diamond Girl”, “Get Closer”, “Hummingbird”, “I’ll Play ForYou”, “Summer Breeze”, “We May Never Pass This Way Again”, “29 Years From Texas” (Not An Award Winning Song But A Reference To Their Early Years)

SONNY CURTIS (Meadow)

“A Fool Never Learns”, “More Than I Can Say”,”I Fought The Law”, “The Straight Life”, “I’m No Stranger To The Rain”, “Walk Right Back”

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MAC DAVIS (Lubbock)

“Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me” , “Hooked On Music”, “In The Ghetto”, “Kiss It & Make It Better”, “Music In My Life”, “Texas In My Rear View Mirror”, “You’re My Bestest Friend”, “Burning Thing”, “I Believe In Music”, “It’s Hard To Be Humble”, “Memories”, “One Hell Of A Woman”, “Stop And Smell The Roses”, “Watching Scotty Grow”, “A Little Less Conversation”

JIMMY DEAN (Plainview)

“Big Bad John”

BILL DEES (Borger)

“Oh! Pretty Woman”,”It’s Over”

RONNIE G. DUNN (Coleman)

“Hard Working Man”, “I’ll Never Forgive My Heart”, ” Little Miss Honky Tonk”, “My Next Broken Heart”, “She’s Not The Cheating Kind”, “She Use To Be Mine”, “That Ain’t No Way To Go”, “We’ll Burn That Bridge”, “Whiskey Under The Bridge”, “You’re Gonna Miss Me”, “Neon Moon”, “If You See Her”, “He’s Got You”, “Honkey Tonk Truth”, “I Can’t Get Over You”, “You’ll Always Be Loved By Me”, “Darned If I Don’t”, “Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You”

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DANIEL FLORES (Rankin)

“Tequila”

LEFTY FRIZZELL (Big Spring)

“I Love You A Thousand Ways”, “Always Late”, “I Want To Be With You Always”, “Mom And Dad’s Waltz”, “Bandy The Rodeo Clown”, “Give Me More More”, “That’s The Way Love Goes”, “Don’t Stay Away Til Love Grows Cold”, “If You’ve Got The Money”

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LARRY GATLIN (Seminole)

“Texas Is What Life Is All About” (Not An Award Winning Song But A Reference To His Early Years), “All The Gold”, “Broken Lady,” “Delta Dirt”, “Denver”, “Houston”, “I Don’t Wanna Cry”, “I Just Wish You Were Someone I Love”, “I’ve Done Enough Dying Today”, “Lady Takes The Cowboy Every Time”, “Love Is A Game”, “Love Of A Lifetime”, “Night Time Magic”, “Nothing But Your Love Matters”, “She Used To Be Somebody’s Baby”, “Statues Without Heart”, “Sure Feels Like Love”, “Take Me To Your Loving Place”, “Taking Somebody With Me”, “Talking To The Moon”, “We’re Number One”, “What Are We Doing Lonesome”

SUSAN GIBSON (Amarillo)

“Wide Open Spaces”

PAT GREEN (Lubbock)

“Wave On Wave”

WOODY GUTHRIE(Pampa)

“This Land Is Your Land”, “Dustbowl Ballads Vol. 1 And 2”, “So Long It’s Been Good To Know You”, “Oklahoma Hills”

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DURWOOD HADDOCK (Lamesa)

“There She Goes”

STUART HAMBLIN (Abilene)

“This Ole House”, “It Is No Secret What God Can Do”, “Remember Me (I’m The One Who Loves You)”

GLEN D. HARDIN (Wellington)

“Count Me In”

JOHNNY HATHCOCK (Amarillo)

“Wake up Irene”, “Welcome To My World”

JOE “RED” HAYES (Odessa)

“Satisfied Mind”

LARRY HENLEY (Odessa)

“The Wind Beneath My Wings”, “Till I Get It Right,” “Lizzie And The Rainman”, “Is It Still Over”, “He’s A Heartache”

RAY HILDEBRAND (Brownwood)

“Hey Paula”, “Young Lovers”

BUDDY HOLLY (Lubbock)

“That’ll Be the Day”, “It’s So Easy”, “Everyday”**, “Peggy Sue”, “True Love Ways”

MONTY HOLMES (Lubbock)

“Troubadour” “When Did You Stop Loving Me” “She Knows She Still Loves Me”

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WAYLON JENNINGS (Littlefield)

“Just To Satisfy You”, “Never Could Toe The Mark”, “Rainy Day Woman”, “Shine”, “You Asked Me To”, “Are You Sure Hank”, “Bob Wills Is Still The King”, “Good Hearted Woman”, “I’ve Always Been Crazy”, “Rough And Rowdy Days”, “This Time”, “Women Do Know”

CINDY JORDAN (San Angelo)

“Jose Cuervo”

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DAVE KIRBY (Brady, Texas)

“Is Anybody Going To San Antone”, “Ain’t No Good Chain Gang”, “Memories To Burn”

BUDDY KNOX (Happy)

“Party Doll”

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DONNIE LANIER (Dumas)

“Party Doll”

DENNIS LINDE (Abilene)

“Burning Love”,” Bubba Shot the Juke Box”, “Callin Baton Rouge”, “Give Her Thorn”s, “Goodbye Marie”, “I’m Gonna Get You”, “In A Letter To You”, “It Sure Is Monday”, “Janie Baker’s Love Slave”, “John Deere Green”, “Long Long Texas Road”, “Mornin Mornin”, “Night Is Fallin In My Heart”, “Queen of My Double Wide Trailer”, “Talkin Song Repair Blues”, “Then It’s Love”, “Tom Green County Fair”, “Walkin A Broken Heart”

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BILL MACK (Shamrock)

“Blue”

STEVE MANDILE (San Angelo)

“For A Little While”, “De Verdad”

VICTORIA LOUISE MASSEY (Midland)

“My Adobe Hacienda”, “When The Azaleas Start Blooming”

DELBERT McCLINTON (Lubbock)

“Two More Bottles Of Wine”, “Take It Easy”

KEITH McCORMACK (Plainview), FAYE B. VOSS (Plainview)

“Sugar Shack”

JOE MELSON (Odessa)

“Blue Angel”, “Blue Bayou”, “Crying”, “Only The Lonely”, “Running Scared”

BOB MONTGOMERY (Lubbock)

“Misty Blue”

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STEVIE NICKS (El Paso)

“Bootylicious”, “Dreams”, “Gypsie”, “If Anyone Falls”, “Landslide”, “Leather And Lace”, “Rhiannon”, “Rooms On Fire”, “Sara”, “Seven Wonders”, “Silver Springs”, “Stand Back”

GARY P. NUNN (Brownfield)

“Last Thing I Needed”

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ROY ORBISON (Wink)

“That Lovin You Feeling Again”, “What Kind Of Love”, “You Got It”, “Oh Pretty Woman”, “Blue Bayou”, “Crying”, “In Dreams”, “It’s Over”, “Running Scared”, “As Long As I Can Dream”, “Blue Angel”, “Only The Lonely”

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ELLIOTT HUBERT PARK (Clyde)

ASCAP writer “I Loved Her First”

LARRY PARKS (Midland)

“Bread And Butter”

LEE ROY PARNELL (Abilene)

“Heart’s Desire”, “That’s My Story”

NORMAN PETTY, RICHARD STEPHENS, JIMMY TORRES

“Wheels”

CHARLIE PHILLIPS (Farwell), ODIS ECHOLS (Clovis)

“Sugartime”

ROYCE PORTER (Sweetwater)

“Ocean Front Property”, “What’s Going On In Your World”, “It Ain’t Cool To Be Crazy About You”, “A Chance” (Kenney Chesney hit)

Freddy Dale Powers (Seminole)

“Friend In California”, “I Always Get Lucky With You”, “Natural High”, “Place To Fall Apart”, “Lets Chase Each Other Around The Room”

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DAN SEALS (McCamey)

“Big Wheels In The Moonlight”, “Everything That Glitters”, “L O A”, “My Baby’s Got Good Timing”, “One Friend”, “Three Time Loser”, “You Still Move Me”

JOHN SCHWEERS (Alpine) ASCAP writer

“Amazing Love”, “Don’t Fight The Feelings”, “Daydreams About Night Things”, “Let Love Be Your Pillow”, “What Goes On When The Sun Goes Down” ,”She’s Just An Old Love Turned Memory” ,”Silent Night After The Fight”, “Born Country”, “I Left Something Turned On At Home”

J. D. SOUTHER (Amarillo)

“White Rhythm & Blues” “Best Of My Love” “Heartache Tonight” “New Kid In Town”

TERRY STAFFORD (Amarillo)

“Big In Vegas”, “Amarillo By Morning”

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SONNY THROCKMORTON (Brownwood)

“Easy Look”, “Fadin In Fadin Out”, “Friday Night Blues”, “Middle Age Crazy”, “I Feel Like Loving You Again”, “I’m Knee Deep In Loving You”, “I Wish I Was 18 Again”, “I Wish You Could Have Turned My Head”, “If We’re Not In Love By Midnight”, “It’s A Cheatin Situation”, “Last Cheater’s Waltz”, “Made For Loving You”, “Smooth Sailing”, “Stand Up”, “Thinking Of A Rendezvous”, “When Can We Do This Again”, “Why Not Me”

BILL TILGMAN (Levelland)

“Oh Boy”

FLOYD TILLMAN (Post)

“I Love You So Much”, “Slippin’ Around”, “I’ll Never Slip Around Again”

ERNEST TUBB (San Angelo)

“Soldiers Last Letter”, “Try Me One More Time”, “Letters Have No Arms”, “Don’t Just Stand There”, “Swell San Angelo” (Not An Award Winning Song But A Reference To His Happy Times In San Angelo, Texas)

JUSTIN TUBB (San Angelo)

“Be Better To Your Baby”, “Keeping Up With The Jones”, “Lonesome 77203”, “Love Is No Excuse”, “Take A Letter Miss Gray”, “Walkin Talkin Crying”

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BILLY WALKER (Ralls)

“Heart Be Careful”, “Make Believe”

SONNY WEST (Abilene)

“Oh Boy”

MARIJOHN WILKIN (Merkel)

“Waterloo”, “Grin And Bear It”, “Take Time”, “Fallen Angel”, “PT 109”, “Long Black Veil”, “I Believe In Texas” (Not An Award Winning Song But A Reference To Her Early Years In The Little Town Of Merkel, Texas)

SLIM WILLET (Abilene)

“Don’t Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes”,”The Abilene Waltz” (Not An Award Winning Song But A Reference To His Home In Abilene, Texas)

MASON WILLIAMS (Abilene)

“Classical Gas”

BOB WILLS (Turkey)

“San Antonio Rose”, “My Shoes Keep Walking Back To You”, “Faded Love”

JOHNNY “PEANUTS” WILSON (Odessa)

“Love The World Away”, “Roses For Mama”, “It’s Too Late”

RAY WINKLER (Amarillo)

“Welcome To My World”

DREW WOMACK (Brownwood)

ASCAP writer “She’s Got It All”, “The Ride”

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Special recognition to: 

CAROL HALL (Abilene)

“Hard Candy Christmas”, “Best Little Whorehouse In Texas”

MORGAN POWELL

Pulitzer Prize Nomination Songwriter for “The Waterclown”

WAYLAND CHANDLER (San Angelo)

“Ain’t No Wheels On This Ship”, “If I Could Only Stay Asleep”, Album Certified Platinum In The 90’s (Virginia Hensley Recorded These Two On 4-Star In The Fifties Under The Name Of Patsy Cline)

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