Not since “Inside the Actor’s Studio” has there been a series that takes you inside the creative process the way Barnegie Hall” does.

“IT ALL BEGINS WITH A SONG”… In this case… 47 #1 Hits, 6 Grammy awards, 4 Songs of the Year, and 3 Hall-of -Famers in a 13 x 30 series that takes you inside some of the most creative songwriting minds in the world. They call the series “Barnegie Hall”. 

Celebrated songwriter and virtuoso picker Verlon Thompson sits down with some of the most inspiring and talented writer/performers in the world for honest conversation, laughter and musical insights in an extraordinary series of 13 musical journeys.

Each episode is intimately filmed at Barnegie Hall, a very special location with its heart rooted in Country and Americana music. The 13 program series explores how some of the greatest hits of all time were crafted and includes personal musical performances by the guests, as well as intimate duets performed along with host Verlon Thompson.

Hosted by Verlon Thompson

No stranger to the craft being discussed, Thompson’s own songs have been covered by such artistsimg_4154 as Randy Travis, Anne Murray, Kenny Rogers, Barbara Mandrell, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jimmy Buffet ,Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert and of course Guy Clark with whom Thompson was nominated for a Grammy.

Below is a breakdown of the episodes:

  • Mark Sanders (1×22:13/1×22:11)
  • Tony Arata (23:31)
  • Billy Dean  (30:56)
  • Mary Gauthier (approx. 30:00)
  • Rivers Rutherford (approx. 30:00)
  • Suzy Bogguss (approx. 30:00)
  • Jessi Alexander  (approx. 30:00)
  • Wayland Holyfield (approx. 30:00)
  • Jon Randall (approx. 30:00)
  • Shawn Camp (approx. 30:00)
  • Richard Leigh  (approx. 30:00)
  • Special BONUS “Best Of”img_0043

The artists these songwriters have written for reads like a who’s who of the charts. Below is the short list in no particular order: 

  • Lee Ann Womack
  • Garth Brooks
  • Trace Adkins
  • Ricochet
  • Faith Hill
  • George Strait
  • Josh Turner
  • Brooks and Dunn
  • Guy Clark
  • Crystal Gayle
  • Reba
  • Blake Shelton

13 episodes / 6 hours and 31 minutes on 2 discs / 2017


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