This is an interesting article I found posted at Countrycool.com from Music Row Magazine. It talks about the 1999 Music Row Christmas Parties in Nashville. KT is mentioned once and is quoted once in it. This article is quite amusing...enjoy!
Dec. 17, 1999 I wasn't in the spirit of the season until BMI tossed its annual staff party and Christmas-tree lighting ceremony (12/1). Nashville Mayor Bill Purcell apparently used the occasion for the same spiritual jump-start. He even stuck around to listen to the caroling Hendersonville High School choir.Johnny Slate, Rundi Ream, Beth Gwinn, Dustin Schrimpsher, Alan Mayor and assorted other Music Row types mingled with the hundreds of BMI staffers, quaffing cider and sampling sweets and hors d'oeuvres. Frances Preston made everyone feel welcome.Brooks & Dunn ASCAP started a holiday tradition of its own, hosting its first annual "Pop Reunion & Christmas Party" at Planet Hollywood (12/2). With Peter Frampton, Michael McDonald and John Bettis as the event spokesmen, this was the society's attempt to cast its arms around the community's burgeoning pop population. Attendees included Dave Loggins, George McCorkle of The Marshall Tucker Band, Bob Welch, Taylor Rhodes (who wrote Aerosmith's "Cryin'"), Randy Goodrum, Gary Baker & Frank Myers ("I Swear" and several Backstreet Boys cuts), Chaz Stanford ("Missing You"—I didn't even know he lived here) and "Change The World"'s Gordon Kennedy, Tommy Sims and Wayne Kirkpatrick.The same organization's John Briggs was the generous host for my first Titans game. Naturally, I chose the Steelers face-off (11/21); and the day couldn't have been more perfect. The Hackberry Ramblers with Hall of Fame Director Kyle Young John's a pro at this sort of thing, so here's what we did. We headed down there at 10:30 a.m. to avoid all the incoming traffic. Then we went up to the Adelphia stadium club for its rib-expanding brunch. That way you can watch all the fans playing in the inflatable toys on the
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