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Fri, 07/26/2013 - 15:28

On July 26, 2013 SAG-AFTRA announced the election results for the Nashville Local Elections. The following candidates ran unopposed and shall be declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote: 

Cece DuBois, National Board Member, two-year term
Pat Alger, President, two-year term
Cece DuBois, Vice President, two-year term
Mike Montgomery, Secretary, two-year term
Bob Bailey, Local Board Member, two-year term

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Fri, 04/26/2013 - 11:55

“I am proud to call George and Nancy Jones my friends. George was so much more than a country music icon. He was never afraid to stand and act on what he believed in. George was instrumental in helping organize TNN (The Nashville Network), testified at the FCC hearings on media consolidation, and even wrote a letter of support to country DJ’s at an AFTRA Twin Cities radio station. Thank you George, for sharing your voice and music with us, for your continual support of all recordings artists and musicians, and for giving us so many memories that will never fade.

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Sat, 04/06/2013 - 06:08

SAG-AFTRA mourns the loss of Hugh Gordon Stoker. Stoker was born in 1924 in Gleason, TN, and began his music career at the age of 15 playing piano on WSM radio. After a stint in the Air Force, he returned to Nashville, and in 1949, joined the Gospel quartet , The Jordainaires , first as a piano player then as the group’s tenor. Following a concert in Memphis the group was approached by a then unknown singer named Elvis Presley, who asked them to be his backup singers  if he was ever signed to a major label.

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