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Congrats! Mac does it again!

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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by Huey44 » November 6, 2013 9:30 pm

And the CMA goes to........Mac McAnally!! #7 in a row!! Congrats Mac, you're a wonderful artist. Keep doing what you do!
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by SeattleParrotHead » November 5, 2014 11:22 pm

Mac McAnally earns 2014 CMA Award for Musician of the Year; Alabama native has 7 wins in a row
Just call it Lucky No. 7.

Alabama native Mac McAnally has won the 2014 CMA Award for Musician of the Year, continuing his streak in this category.

McAnally -- a guitarist, songwriter, singer and producer -- has won this award six times previously, 2008-2013. He faced some tough competition this year, besting fellow nominees Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Dan Huff and Paul Franklin.

McAnally, 57, was born in Red Bay and grew up in Belmont, Miss. He maintains strong ties to Alabama, and has a home and studio in Sheffield.

He's a solo artist with a 12-album catalog, a go-to songwriter for many country artists and a longtime member of Jimmy Buffett's band, the Coral Reefers.

http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.s ... s_ala.html
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by melon » November 6, 2014 6:04 am

That is awesome! Congrats Mac!
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by dnw » November 6, 2014 7:05 am

WOOOHOOO!!! Way to go, Mac!!! :D :D :D
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by rich_big » November 7, 2014 11:45 pm

nice!!

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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by ParrotHeadInThe Making » November 11, 2014 7:32 am

Congratulations Mac. This award could not have gone to a more appreciative person. This award should be included in the live broadcast.
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by SeattleParrotHead » November 5, 2015 12:26 am

And again....

CMA Awards 2015: Alabama native Mac McAnally wins 8th consecutive Musician of the Year Award

Alabama native Mac McAnally took home his eight consecutive Musician of the Year Award at the 2015 Country Music Association Awards.
McAnally -- a guitarist, songwriter, singer and producer -- was up against Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Dann Huff and Paul Franklin.
McAnally has recorded 11 studio albums and is a favorite songwriter in Nashville. He wrote and appeared on Kenny Chesney's hit cover of "Down the Road," and is a member of Jimmy Buffett's backing band, The Coral Reefer Band.
McAnally, 57, was born in Red Bay and grew up in Belmont, Miss. He maintains strong ties to Alabama, and has a home and studio in Sheffield.
http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.s ... _2015.html

Nice interview with Mac here: http://www.kivitv.com/marketplace/cma20 ... c-business
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Post by lime rickie » November 5, 2015 7:03 am

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Post by RainTree » November 5, 2015 7:19 pm

Congrats to Mac!!! [smilie=battingeyes.gif]

And thanks to the posting that shows all of his collaborations that have earned him the honor all these years.
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by SeattleParrotHead » September 22, 2016 11:59 pm

It looks like his string is ending.....

Mac McAnally's Musician of the Year streak ends
By Russ Corey Staff Writer Aug 31, 2016
Mac McAnally's record-setting streak of eight consecutive Country Music Association Musician of the Year awards is finally coming to an end.
McAnally's name was not on the list when the nominations were released Wednesday.

The singer/songwriter/guitarist, who has close ties to the Shoals, has been nominated for the award the past nine years in a row.

McAnally was nominated for Musician of the Year in 2007, but lost to the celebrated dobro/lap steel guitar player Jerry Douglas, who performed in Florence Friday with the bluegrass band The Earls of Leicester.

McAnally also won two previous CMA's for a total of 10.

The Musician of the Year award is typically given to an artist for his work in the recording studio.

McAnally said he's said he's been touring more this year than working in the studio. McAnally is a member of Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band.

This year's nominees for Musician of the Year include Douglas, Paul Franklin, Dann Huff, Brent Mason and Derek Wells.

http://www.timesdaily.com/news/mac-mcan ... 41a01.html

Interesting article on Mac here:
http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news ... /20985371/
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by dnw » September 23, 2016 7:06 am

:( :( :(

Mac will always be a winner to me.
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by jwil58 » June 1, 2017 5:53 pm

Mac is indeed a winner. I grew up in the Muscle Shoals area and remember going to his shows way back when. He brought down the house at UNA auditorium with a song called Samuel Arsising back around 1979 or so. I also worked a steak house in Sheffield Alabama called George's Steak Pit where he and his wife often ate and they were great people and really good tippers. I always liked getting them cause they were very little trouble and that one table could just about cover my bar tab for the evening. If any of you are ever in that area I would recommend you go to George's Steak Pit for the best steak you will ever eat. If it is not the best steak you have ever eaten then send me the bill and i will pay for it. They also have great seafood and steak combos. Fins up!!
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by SeattleParrotHead » November 8, 2017 9:18 pm

Back to the top! 9 out of the last 10, 11 in total!
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by bodypainter » November 8, 2017 9:23 pm

SeattleParrotHead wrote:
November 8, 2017 9:18 pm
Back to the top! 9 out of the last 10, 11 in total!
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by SMLCHNG » November 8, 2017 10:17 pm

NICE!!!!!!! :D

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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by Martyritaville » November 8, 2017 10:22 pm

Just change the award name to "The Mac" already! :lol:

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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by Huey44 » November 9, 2017 1:06 am

Back on top, where he should be. Great guy, excellent entertainer!! Congrats again.
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by MDShark70 » January 22, 2018 1:34 pm

Saw Mac last night at the Birchmere. Excellent as always. If you've seen him a few times you kind of get to know most of his stories but he's just so good at telling them you don't mind at all. He finally dropped Little Martha (with a Big Mac on the side) from the set list. Eric Darken was with him as usual. He did Zanzibar which was awesome. He also mentioned that he actually had 4 heart attacks! The first three he just kind of "lived with" but the 4th one he called 911. Said he had one on the golf course where his whole arm was numb and he was playing well so he kept going! This was only his second time out on the road since the attack and he looked just a bit weaker than normal and he has definitely dropped some weight. He played for 2 hours and was superb. I kept telling the folks who sat at our table that they were in for a treat since they'd never seen him before. They were grinning from ear to ear when they left.
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Re: Congrats! Mac does it again!

Post by SeattleParrotHead » August 29, 2018 1:24 pm

2018 CMA Musician of the Year nominees:
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Mac McAnally
Derek Wells

CMA Musician of the Year
Changed from Instrumentalist of the Year in 1988.
1967 Chet Atkins
1968 Chet Atkins
1969 Chet Atkins
1970 Jerry Reed
1971 Jerry Reed
1972 Charlie McCoy
1973 Charlie McCoy
1974 Don Rich
1975 Johnny Gimble
1976 Hargus “Pig” Robbins
1977 Roy Clark
1978 Roy Clark
1979 Charlie Daniels
1980 Roy Clark
1981 Chet Atkins
1982 Chet Atkins
1983 Chet Atkins
1984 Chet Atkins
1985 Chet Atkins
1986 Johnny Gimble
1987 Johnny Gimble
1988 Chet Atkins
1989 Johnny Gimble
1990 Johnny Gimble
1991 Mark O’Connor
1992 Mark O’Connor
1993 Mark O’Connor
1994 Mark O’Connor
1995 Mark O’Connor
1996 Mark O’Connor
1997 Brent Mason
1998 Brent Mason
1999 Randy Scruggs
2000 Hargus “PIG” Robbins
2001 Dann Huff
2002 Jerry Douglas
2003 Randy Scruggs
2004 Dann Huff
2005 Jerry Douglas
2006 Randy Scruggs
2007 Jerry Douglas
2008 Mac McAnally
2009 Mac McAnally
2010 Mac McAnally
2011 Mac McAnally
2012 Mac McAnally
2013 Mac McAnally
2014 Mac McAnally
2015 Mac McAnally
2016 Dan Huff
2017 Mac McAnally

http://www.cmaworld.com/cma-awards/past-winners/
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