|Share this day-to-day accounting of news and events in the life of Legendary Hall Of Fame Singer and Songwriter, JERRY CHESNUT
as reported byWebmaster-GaryShelton
|The Tennessean gave a great blow by blow account of the sold out concert of Elvis Costello, at the Ryman in the November 1st issue. It included honorable mention of Jerry, and of Elvis' performance "A GOOD YEAR FOR THE ROSES". Jerry made an appearance back stage for a picture taking session with Elvis before his concert. He then watched the dynamic performance from the front row which included an introdution of Jerry, by Costello, to what may have been the wildest crowd to ever fill the Ryman......Gary|
The sensational new rock group, "Counting Crows", has recorded "A Good Year For The Roses", and we will be keeping an eye on this. They usually write all their own material, which makes their doing Jerry's song highly unusual to say the least, but also very nice!!
George Strait's current album titled "The Road Less Traveled", containing Jerry's song "Good Time Charley's", has already gone Gold.
Elvis' new "Country Side Of Elvis" album contains two of Jerry's songs
"T-R-O-U-B-L-E" and "It's Midnight".
Johnny Cash's " 16 Biggest Hits" album, containing Jerry's classic working man's song "ONEY", is now certified Platinum!
Travis Tritt's "Greatest Hits From The Beginning" album containing Jerry's
"T-R-O-U-B-L-E" is certified Double Platinum. Travis' great recording of this song is also available in the recently released album titled "The Rocking Side Of Travis Tritt", a Warner Brothers-Rhino Records Combined Album !
|The State of Tennessee
Senate Joint Resolution Number 45
Honoring and commending JERRY CHESNUT for his remarkable songwriting career whereas because of his remarkable influence on the Music Industry, JERRY CHESNUT'S legacy is not to be underestimated.
This exceptional man truly holds a place in the heart of our state and nation.
|Pictured Left to Right
Jerry's Webmaster (Gary Shelton), Manager (Tom Long), Senator (Jim Bryson), and (Jerry and Patricia Chesnut)
|"A Good Year For The Roses"|
The latest COUNTRY WEEKLY Magazine featured one of Jerry's standards "A Good Year For The Roses" with a very interesting story and comments concerning the song.
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"A Good Year For The Roses"
|This is a recently built display of Jerry that can be seen in the Kentucky Music Museum in Renfro Valley.|
|Kris Kristofferson and Jerry, Two Hall of Fame Members at the recent Nashville Songwriters Foundation Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony.|
| " Great music and great artists are the results of someone simply singing great songs"
| Jerry is inducted into
Music Hall Of Fame"
|Eddy Arnold and Jerry "Country Gentlemen"|
|" The Great" Ray Price and Jerry on stage at a recent Hattiesburg, Mississippi Show.|
|B.J. Thomas and Jerry hanging out backstage at B.J.'s Columbia Concert.|
|Coach Tubby Smith and Jerry talkin' basketball at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Induction Banquet.|