On August 30th of
2006, the day it was announced that Sonny James was to be an
inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Kix Brooks (Brooks And
Dunn) probably said it best, "This
is an artist who really dominated his time in history."
to view CMT's August 30, 2006 Nationally Televised Announcement.
40th Annual CMA Awards
Presentation to Sonny November 6, 2006
Hall Of Fame "Medallion Ceremony"
May 6th, 2007
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Greeted by country
music fans, media & gracious Hall Of Fame leadership - Sonny, Doris
and party arrive at the red carpet for the Medallion Ceremony &
annual family reunion of membership.
A proud moment for
everyone as Kyle Young, director of the Hall of Fame and Museum,
personally welcomes Sonny, Doris, Thelma & Milo to this honored occasion.
Milo Liggett, sporting his recognizable & endearing
personality - Always the backbone to Sonny's impeccably entertaining
live performances, and a friend for over 5 amazing decades. At Milo's
side throughout the evening... Sonny's Beloved Sis, Thelma.
performing during the ceremony - Long time friends & staples of 'The
Sonny James Sound'... The Southern Gentlemen.
Sonny shares his
thoughts and appreciation to media representatives along the red
Medallion Ceremony, Sonny, Doris & Sis swap stories and laughs with Hall
Of Fame Members Porter Wagner (seated left) & George Jones
Sonny & Doris
enjoy a visit with Randy Owen, following the Country
Music Hall Of Fame "Medallion Ceremony".
Medallion Ceremony Randy Owen sang an amazingly inspired a capella
"You're The Only World I Know", backed up by the strong
rich vocal harmonies of The
[Pictured Left to Right - Jack
Galloway, Lin Bown, Hall of Fame Member Randy Owen, Gary Robble,
A true tradition... The Medallion Ceremony
ends with a family
celebration, singing "Will The Circle Be Unbroken".
A photo for the
ages... Three men whose talents, recordings & achievements are
legendary. Three men, who share a common simple faith in God,
Hope, Family & Friends.
Sonny James -
George Strait - Harold Bradley
Musical Tribute To Sonny James
World of Our Own":
Dann Huff, acoustic guitar
"Your the Only World I Know":
Randy Owen, vocals
Vince Gill, vocals
with Special Appearance by George Lindsey
Lin Bown • Jack Galloway • Glenn Huggins • Gary Robble