Tuesday, June 22, 2010

George Hamilton IV, Doc Watson & Andy Griffith Amongst North Carolina Music Hall Of Fame Inductees

The North Carolina Music Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2010. The class of inductees are to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame in Kannapolis in October

The Hall Of Fame opened at the North Carolina Research Campus in 2009, after an arrangement between country music producer Mike Curb and Dole Food Company owner David Murduck. The museum is in the old Kannapolis police station.

The Performing Artists of the 2010 class are:
Maurice Williams, Recording artist, Charlotte
Andy Griffith, Gospel recording artist, Mount Airy/Wilmington
Donna Fargo, Country recording artist, Mount Airy
Arthur Smith, Country composer, performer, producer, Charlotte
George Hamilton IV, Country recording artist, Winston-Salem
Doc Watson, Country/Bluegrass vocalist, musician, Deep Gap/North Wilkesboro
Curly Seckler, Bluegrass vocalist and musician, China Grove
Dr. Billy Taylor, jazz pianist, composer, Greenville
Shirley Caesar, Gospel recording artist, Durham

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