Upon completion of his employment agreement in August, Roger Murrah will be leaving Bug Music. The industry veteran still owns Murrah Music Corporation, the company he started in 1990 and successfully ran for 18 years. Murrah says, he’s “putting no limitations on the possibilities ahead.” He can be contacted at 615-424-7833 and/or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Roger Murrah is one of Nashville’s most prolific songwriters and successful music publishers. Songs he’s written include Alan Jackson’s “Don’t Rock The Jukebox,” Al Jarreau’s “We’re In This Love Together,” Alabama’s “I’m In A Hurry (And Don’t Know Why),” and the “audio-biography” of Waylon Jennings,’ the album A Man Called Hoss.
Murrah’s commitment extends to the music industry and community as well. He has served on the boards of the Country Music Association, Nashville Songwriters Association International, Biblical Resource Center & Museum in Memphis, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, and has been a three-term Governor’s appointee to the Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Advisory Council. An alumnus of Leadership Music, Murrah has served five terms as chairman of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation.
A 2005 inductee into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame himself and a recipient of a Bronze Star induction into the Walk of Fame of the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, Murrah is also listed among Broadcast Music Incorporated’s celebrated Songwriters of the Year and Songwriters of the Decade.
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