Jimmy Webb

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Friday November 1, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Cost: $26-$36
Jimmy Webb’s numerous accolades include the prestigious Ivor Novella International Award (2012) and the Academy of Country Music’s Poet Award (2016). Webb was named in the top 50 of Rolling Stone’s 2015 “Greatest Songwriters of All Time.” He received his first gold record at the age of 18, and was the youngest inductee into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (which he later chaired). He is the only artist to ever receive Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration. Webb’s first book, Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting, is considered a “bible” among professional musicians. He has time and again paved the way for songwriters in the ever-changing media landscape, pioneering commercial use of pop songs (“Up, Up and Away” as the centerpiece of the 1970 Trans World Airlines campaign) and spearheading the ongoing effort to preserve the rights of songwriters and their intellectual property rights on the board of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP).
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