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Ala. born entertainers to perform at HOF ceremony
By Percy Sledge named headline act at music hall of fame induction
Montgomery, AL – - Performers appearing at the Alabama
Music Hall of Fame ceremony March 25 in Montgomery include hall
members Percy Sledge and the Blind Boys of Alabama.
Executive director David Johnson says the show will also include
Eddie Levert of the O'Jays, Mac Davis, Jamey Johnson, the Atlanta
Rhythm Section and songwriter Mac McAnally.
Sledge is from Leighton. The Blind Boys of Alabama were formed
in Talladega. Levert was born in Bessemer. Davis is a Texan who
recorded his first hits in Muscle Shoals. Johnson is an Enterprise
native who grew up near Montgomery. The Atlanta Ryhthm Section was
formed by Dothan native Buddy Buie. McAnally is from Red Bay and
tours with Jimmy Buffett.