Distinguished Songwriter Series – Mark D. Sanders
Sunday, December 3, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Presented by the Booth Writers Guild, the Distinguished Songwriter Series is a quarterly program hosted by singer-songwriter Scott Thompson that brings top Nashville songwriters to talk about their writing process, current projects and will also sing a few of their songs.
Mark D. Sanders embarked on his remarkable songwriting journey later in life at the age of 29. In 1996, he had his big year of success with 10 cuts and an astounding five #1 hits, including the iconic “Blue Clear Sky” by George Strait, Faith Hill’s emotive “It Matters to Me,” Rhett Akins’ spirited “Don’t Get Me Started,” and Lonestar’s infectious “No News.” Notably, he clinched the prestigious NSAI Songwriter of the Year Award during this year. In 2000, he co-authored the beloved “I Hope You Dance,” a transcendent #1 country crossover anthem recorded by Lee Ann Womack that won Grammy CMA, ACM, ASCAP, and NSAI Awards for Best Country Song. Mark D. Sanders’ songwriting brilliance graced the charts with hits by renowned artists such as Josh Turner, Martina McBride, Joe Diffie, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Joe Nichols, and Jack Ingram. With over 200 cuts and more than 50 singles to his name, Mark remains an enduring legend in the world of songcraft.
Writers Guild Members $5, Booth Members $10, not-yet-members $15.Register here
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