Photo of Jeannie Seely wearing a leopard-print jacket with fringe.
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Songwriter Session: Jeannie Seely


12-12:45 pm

45 Min

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Museum Admission Required

Free for Members

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“Miss Country Soul,” as Jeannie Seely is sometimes known, wrote the R&B classic “Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand),” a hit for Irma Thomas in 1964. A prolific songwriter, Seely released an album of original compositions in 2017, Written in Song, that includes her renditions of “Enough to Lie,” recorded originally by Ray Price; “My Love for You,” originally recorded by Merle Haggard; and “Senses,” originally recorded by Willie Nelson. Seely scored a crossover hit herself with her Grammy-winning performance of the Hank Cochran song “Don’t Touch Me.” She has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry cast since 1967, and she is an on-air personality for SiriusXM’s Willie’s Roadhouse channel. Seely will be accompanied by award-winning pianist Tim Atwood and bass player Danny Davis.

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Non-members must purchase Museum admission here

When purchasing admission:

  • select the date of this program,
  • select a gallery entry time of 10:30 a.m. or earlier or 1:15 p.m. or later,
  • select your Experience, and
  • select the Songwriter Session as an add-on.

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