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Rodney Atkins #1 Party For 'If You're Going Through Hell'

 

Songwriter Dave Berg and Rodney Atkins at the #1 party for

"If You're Going Through Hell" at Judge Bean's

 

(l-r) Sandy Leonard, Leigh Ann Agee, Dave Berg and Lyndon Leonard

 

Dave Berg with his parents, Wilma and Carl at the #1 party

for "If You're Going Through Hell"

 

It was a packed room at Judge Bean's for the #1 party

 

Rodney Atkins and his son, Elijah, with Mike Curb of Curb Records

 

Brad Schmitt (Channel 2) emceed the #1 party

 

Chad Green of ASCAP started off the awards presentation for

the "If You're Going Through Hell" #1 party

 

Tim Fink of SESAC addressed the crowd and presented the writers

and Rodney with awards

 

The stage was packed with writers, publishers, label execs and Rodney Atkins

 

The Governor's office sent a representative read a proclamation by Governor Bredesen on behalf of the writers and artist

 

Dave Berg raised his "going through hell" trophy

 

Frank Liddell of Carnival Records addressed the crowd

before presenting awards

 

Rodney Atkins and Annie Tate, co-write of the hit song

 

(l-r) Carson James (Curb Records), Rodney Atkins and Mike Curb

 

Brad Kennard (white shirt) holds up his plaque.  Brad was the song plugger

for "If You're Going Through Hell"

 

Rodney Atkins

 

Rodney addresses the crowd and thanks the songwriters, label, publishers

and others for providing him with the hit song

 

(l-r) Brad Kennard, Mike Curb and Ted Hewitt, producer, look on as Rodney addresses the crowded room at Judge Bean's

 

Rodney addressing the crowd

 

Rodney Atkins

 

Rodney Atkins addressing the crowd

 

Rodney was joined by his wife, Kimberly

 

Mike Curb addressing the crowd

 

Songwriter Annie Tate thanked the publishers, label and Rodney for taking

the song and making it a huge hit

 

Mari Nagatomi shared a smile with Same Tate, co-writer of the hit song

 

(l-r) Hit songwriter Gary Hannan, Bill D., Karen Paparelli and Justin Levenson

were on hand for the #1 party

 

Jamie White joined hit songwriter Rivers Rutherford for a picture

 

Gerry Holthouse, Lisa Konicki and Larry Holden of Country Weekly Magazine

 

Hit songwriter Danny Wells with two friends at the #1 party

 

Gary Hannan and Rivers Rutherford (Rivers co-produced the latest Montgomery Gentry album, which has one of Gary's songs on it)