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Barbara Mandrell Press Conference For Her New CD,

A Tribute To Barbara Mandrell

 

On Friday, Sept. 15, Barbara Mandrell attended the release press conference

for the tribute album recorded in her honor by other artists.  Here, Barbara

arrived by limousine with her daughter, Jaime, at Sony/Nashville headquarters

 

GAC-TV was filming during the press conference for several specials they

will be running during October

 

Barbara talked with Robert Deaton, director of the filming project

prior to entering the press conference

 

Barbara was greeted by well-wishers and friends at Sony

 

Barbara's parents, Irby and Mary attended the press conference

for the release of their daughter's tribute CD

 

Clint Higham, Sony/BMG Nashville spoke about the process of

getting the tribute album recorded

 

Joe Galante, chairman of RCA Label Group, addressed the crowded room

during the press conference

 

Barbara's father, Irby, who was also her long-time manager,

spoke about Barbara's career

 

Barbara looked on as her father spoke to the crowd

 

Barbara addressed the crowded press conference

 

Barbara Mandrell

 

Barbara Mandrell

 

Joe Galante and Clint Higham looked on as Barbara addressed the crowd

 

Barbara answered questions from the press...

 

...and flashed the smile the shows she's still one of the most

beautiful women in country music

 

Barbara Mandrell

 

After the press conference, Barbara and Ralph Emery spoke with reporters

 

Barbara's sister, Louise, was on hand to celebrate the release

of the Tribute album, along with her husband

 

Stephanie Langston, Channel 2 News, Nashville, was among the press

at the press conference

 

(l-r) Clint Higham, Connie Bradley (ASCAP), Barbara and Earl Cox

 

Barbara was interviewed by Storme Warren of GAC-TV

 

Barbara was flanked by songwriters Dennis Morgan and Kye Fleming,

who wrote several of the songs on the tribute CD