Jimmy Webb on OETA

Written by Holly on Tuesday August 25, 2009

JimmyWebbAttention Jimmy Webb fans! The Oklahoma songwriting legend will be on LEGENDS & LYRICS tomorrow night (Wednesday) at 10pm on OETA.

Jimmy Webb is the only artist to have ever received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration. He won 8 Grammys in one night based on two songs "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and "Up, Up and Away", which was named Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Webb also wrote "Highwayman" the title song for the album with Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and Kris Kristofferson. He has written soundtracks for film scores, Broadway musicals, and also classical compositions and cantatas. Webb is a Songwriter's Hall of Fame inductee as well as a Songwriters Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

Also on the program will be Charlie Daniels and Phil Vassar.