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On April 26th 2005 " The Southern Legends Entertainment and Performing Arts Hall of Fame" inducted it's first members. The inductions were held in New Orleans during the 4th Annual Ponderosa Stomp, at the Rock N' Bowl on S. Carrolton, Ave.     
The certificates were presented to the inductees by Hall of Fame Director / President Widmarc Clark.

   

The first members inducted into  " The Southern Legends Entertainment & Performing Arts Hall of Fame

 

Full Inductee List  

2005                 

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Performers

             

Name # Link to Certificate Date Inducted Induction Location Inducted By
Jimmy Case 1

View Certificate

April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Dale Hawkins 2 View Certificate April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Ray Sharpe 6 View Certificate April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Scotty Moore 7 View Certificate April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
DJ Fontana 8  View Certificate April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Vernon Taylor 9 View Certificate April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Lazy Lester 10 View Certificate April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Matt Lucas 11 View Certificate May / 05 McAlpin, FL Widmarc Clark
Phil Phillips 14 

 View Certificate

April 26th / 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Barbara Lynn  17

View Certificate

May  8th  /  05 Beaumont ,TX Widmarc Clark
Johnny Leen 18 View Certificate May  8th  /  05 Norman.          OK H.T. " Hank" Henry
Jay Shankle 19 View Certificate May  8th  /  05 Oklahoma City, OK H.T. " Hank" Henry
The Hubcaps 20 View Certificate July 17th /05 Martinsburg, West VA Vernon Taylor
George Klein 21 View Certificate July 14th /05 Memphis, TN Widmarc Clark
Ronnie Kaye 22 View Certificate July 16th /05 Oklahoma City, OK Widmarc Clark
Francis Gosman 23 View Certificate July 17th /05 Waldorf, MD Jimmy Case
*Shorty Horton 24 View Certificate July 17th /05 Waldorf, MD Jimmy Case
Gary Carter
25 View Certificate July 17th /05 Ft.Worth, TX H.T. " Hank" Henry
Tammy Leen 26 View Certificate July 17th/ 05 Oklahoma City, OK H.T. " Hank" Henry
John Rhys 29 View Certificate Aug 16th/ 05 Van Nuys, CA Matt Lucas
Charlie Musselwhite 30 View Certificate Aug 13th/ 05 Clarksdale, MS Widmarc Clark
Don Helms   View Certificate Aug 14th/ 05 Nashville, TN             Jim Case
Lamar Morris   View Certificate Aug 28th/ 05 Opp, AL                   Widmarc Clark
J.W. Whitten   View Certificate Aug 27th/ 05 Gulf Port, MS Widmarc Clark
Sanford Clark   View Certificate Sept 4th/ 05 Mayer, AZ                  Widmarc Clark
Gene Summers   View Certificate Sept 4th/ 05 Hollywood, CA John Rhys
Jerry Lee Lewis   View Certificate Aug 27th/ 05 Gulf Port, MS Widmarc Clark
James Burton   View Certificate Aug 27th/ 05 Shreveport, LA Widmarc Clark
Jim McCoy   View Certificate Sept 4th/ 05 Berkeley Springs, WV Vernon Taylor
Travis Wammack   View Certificate Sept 4th/ 05 Russellville, AL Widmarc Clark
Billy Lee Riley   View Certificate Sept 4th/ 05 Jonesboro, AK Widmarc Clark
The Seldom Scene   View Certificate Sept 24th/ 05 Harpers Ferry, WV Tom " Cat " Reeder
Tom "Cat" Reeder   View Certificate Sept 24th/ 05
Harpers Ferry, WV
 
 
Vernon & Brenda Taylor
Ace Cannon   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 Greenville, MS Widmarc Clark
* Conway Twitty

(Courtesy of Conway Twitty's family)

  View Certificate Sept 30th, 05 Hendersonville, TN H.T. " Hank" Henry
Bill Mack   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 Rocky Point, NC Widmarc Clark
Billy Joe Shaver   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 Houston, TX Brad Turcotte
*Elvis Presley
(Todd Morgan of Elvis Presley
Enterprises accepted the induction.)

 

  View Certificate Oct 30th/ 05 Memphis, TN Widmarc Clark
Frankie Ford   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 New Orleans, LA Widmarc Clark
Joe Bennett and The Sparkletones   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 Spartanburg, SC Widmarc Clark
Ronnie Hawkins   View Certificate Oct 5th/ 05 Toronto, Canada Matt Lucas
Ronnie McDowell   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 The Farmers Country Opry, Pace, FL Widmarc Clark
Roy Irvin   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 Portland, TN Jim Case
Narvel Felts   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 Vienna, VA Vernon and Brenda Taylor
Bobby Stephenson   View Certificate Nov 18th/ 05 Benson, NC Jim Case

* Inducted Posthumously

Early Influences

                                       
Hank Williams
Merle Travis
Les Paul
 
Lifetime Achievement
                                  
Shorty Horton 

 

Non-Performers
       
H.T. " Hank " Henry
 
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Other certificates are being sent to Southern Legends inductees for the calendar year 2005. We will personally induct as many  Southern Legends as possible. This will depend on time, travel conditions and scheduling.

 Widmarc Clark / Director / President

The Southern Legends Entertainment
&  Performing Arts Hall of Fame  

         Portland, Tennessee

 

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