MCA Recording and 20 Grammy Award-winning artist Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist, Paul Franklin, held an intimate evening with Eddie Stubbs on Monday night at the Ford Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame discussing Gill and Franklin’s historical tribute album Bakersfield which MCA will release next week (July 30).
Guests had the unique opportunity to hear and see WSM’s Eddie Stubbs interview both Vince Gill and Paul Franklin as part of a special “Bakersfield” broadcast scheduled to air on Monday, July 29 at 7pm CT on 650 AM WSM and www.wsmonline.com; the week Bakersfield will arrive in stores.
Gill and Franklin pay tribute to the “Bakersfield” sound by performing songs from two of Bakersfield’s sons; Buck Owens and Merle Haggard on Bakersfield. Both musicians shared the producing duties on the ten song set that makes up the album.
Appearing in photo (L-R): Mike Dungan (UMG Nashville), Eddie Stubbs, Cindy Mabe (UMGN), Paul Franklin, Katie Dean (UMGN), Vince Gill, Annie Ortmeier (UMGN), Brad Clark (UMGN), Tom Lord (UMGN)
Photographer Credit: Courtesy of WSM