The Country Music Association has announced it’s 2015 inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Oak Ridge Boys, Jim Ed Brown and the Browns and Grady Martin are this year’s inductees.
Grady is being inducted in the category of Recording and/or Touring Musician active prior to 1980. He was best known as one of the top studio musicians and was a member of the Nashville A Team, which played on on Marty Robbins’ “El Paso,” Loretta Lynn’s “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and Sammi Smith’s “Help Me Make It Through the Night.”
Jim Ed Brown and the Browns are being inducted in the Veteran’s Era category. The trio began their career in the 1950s, scoring hits including “I Take the Chance,” “I Heard the Bluebirds Sing” and “The Three Bells.” After they broke up, Jim went on to a successful solo career with hits including “Pop a Top.”
And, the Oak Ridge Boys are one of the most successful vocal groups in country music history. They will be inducted in the Modern Era category for their decades-long string of hits, which includes “You’re the One,” “Come on In,” “Elvira”and many more.
The Country Music Hall of Fame class of 2015 will be inducted during a Medallion Ceremony later this year.
Source: Taste Of Country