Jimmy Webb will spin by Americanafest

Jimmy Webb

By Chris M. Junior

Grammy winner Jimmy Webb, the man behind such late-1960s hits as “Wichita Lineman,” “MacArthur Park” and “Up, Up and Away,” will participate in a songwriter session Sept. 11 in Nashville, Tenn., as part of the Americana Music Association’s Americanafest music festival and conference.

Webb will be at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum that day for his songwriter session, which begins at 11:30 a.m. That will be followed by an autograph session at 12:30 p.m. This event is included with museum admission and is free for museum members and to AMA conference registrants with badges.

Webb’s latest release is “Just Across the River,” an album of duets featuring guest appearances by Willie NelsonJackson Browne, Glen Campbell and others.

For a complete schedule of Americanafest conference events, click here.

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