Connie Smith enters Country Music Hall of Fame
James Taylor, Bob Seger, George Strait, Gene Watson Among Evening's Performers
...Turning his attention to the next honoree, Young proclaimed, "You only need to hear Connie Smith once to realize why she's considered one of the great vocalists of her generation. . . . Songwriters know they can trust her with their best work. Musicians know they'll get a chance to shine on her recordings and alongside her onstage. And fans know they can bring their families to see her because they respect her." ... READ FULL ARTICLE
Winners Announced in 12th Annual Nashville Scene Country Music Critics' Poll - Connie Smith in the top 30 albums top 10 singers.
Chosen by 77 local and national music journalists.
Connie Smith's album, "Long Line of Heartache", made it into the top #30 albums – Connie at #19. Also – in the female vocalist category Connie weighs in at #6.
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CMT Feature Article
Connie Smith Reaffirms Her Status as Top Vocalist in Long Line of Heartaches - First Album in 13 Years Features Five Songs Singer Co-Wrote
September 16, 2011; Written by Edward Morris
Connie Smith is stuck in the 1960s, and she couldn't be happier about it.
Let other artists boast of changing with the times. Smith is perfectly content to maintain the same sound and musical sensibilities she exhibited 47 years ago when she swept into Nashville on a torrential tearjerker called "Once a Day." ...
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