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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Scottsboro City Council 4-25-16 Regular Session and Jackson County Commission Regular Session 4-26-16 Commission Makes Jackson County's Official Song, Curly Putnam's "Green, Green Grass of Home"



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"The Green, Green Grass of Home"

Curly Putman's latest album.


The Official Song of Jackson County Alabama is a song about an inmate on death row.

In the below link, you will find a biographical video about Mr. Putman in the Country Music Hall of Fame.

POETS AND PROPHETS - A SALUTE TO COUNTRY MUSIC SONGWRITER CURLY PUTMAN

March 28, 2009
"Curly Putman’s career proves that sometimes elusive dreams come true. As writer or co-writer of the country classics “D-I-V-O-R-C-E,” “Green, Green Grass of Home,” “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” and “My Elusive Dreams,” among many others, Putman worked his way up from a struggling rural Alabama songwriter to become one of country music’s most heralded tunesmiths, moving through various cities and jobs along the way."

Read more: Poets and Prophets: Salute to Legendary Country Songwriter Curly Putman
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                   Agenda of the Jackson County Commission


                        City of Scottsboro City Council Agenda
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