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2011-02-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Musical titans John Bettis, Garth Brooks, Leon Russell, Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly and Allen Toussaint will become the newest members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization's 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. The star-studded event is slated for Thursday, June 16th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon. "We are inspired by the striking caliber and range of...

2010-02-16 09:29:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Leonard Cohen, Jackie DeShannon, David Foster, Johnny Mandel and Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White, Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Larry Dunn and Al McKay will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year, SHOF Chairman/CEO Hal David announced today. The organization, which is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world, returns for its highly anticipated 41st annual...

2009-09-28 12:19:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kye Fleming, one of country music's premiere and most awarded songwriters, will be inducted into the NSAI Songwriters Hall of Fame on Sunday, October 18, 2009, as announced by the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF). "Kye Fleming is a rarity, a bridge between traditional and modern country music and a creative force who helped expand Nashville's reach," stated Del Bryant, BMI President and CEO. "Her songs helped redefine...

2009-06-20 12:10:41

Guitarist Stephen Stills thanked women and politicians for Crosby, Stills and Nash's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York. Stills was on hand at the hall of fame's 40th induction ceremony along with bandmates David Crosby and Graham Nash to receive the music industry honor, Rolling Stone magazine reported online Friday. I have to thank all the great women who dumped me and all the dumb politicians that did things that (inspired me) to write songs, Stills said at Thursday's...

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2009-05-15 07:08:41

Crosby, Stills & Nash have announced plans to extend their 2009 tour through late September with a second wave of North American concert dates. The trio is slated to be inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame June 18 in New York. Following the SHOF ceremony, the tour picks up internationally on June 27 in the United Kingdom when CSN plays the sold-out 2009 Glastonbury Festival. The group is also slated to play in London; Cork, Ireland; Manchester, England; Edinburgh, Scotland; Bonn,...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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