Poets and Prophets: Salute to Legendary Country Songwriter Curly Putman

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March 28, 2009 - Soon after arriving in Nashville in 1964, Alabama native Curly Putman took his place among the writers who would establish Music City as a songwriter’s mecca. He penned the classics “Green, Green Grass of Home,” “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “D-I-V-O-R-C-E,” “My Elusive Dreams,” “Set Me Free,” “It’s a Cheating Situation,” and “Blood Red and Goin’ Down,” among many other hits. Putman is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and Alabama Music Hall of Fame. For this program, he makes a rare public appearance to discuss his career and perform briefly. This program is illustrated with photographs, film footage, and recordings from throughout Putman’s career.

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