Pro Songwriter - Marla Cannon-Goodman


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Event Date: 
Fri, 02/25/2022 - 5:00pm
Registration Opens: 
Mon, 02/07/2022
Event Description: 

Marla Cannon-Goodman grew up in Kingston Springs, TN. She grew up surrounded by some of the greatest songwriters in the business, with one of them being her own father, Buddy Cannon. Marla was working as a nurse when her song “The Fool”, recorded by LeeAnn Womack, reached #1 on the country charts. She has had cuts by everyone from Sammy Kershaw, Billy Currington, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Kenny Chesney, George Strait, and many others. Marla has twice more reached #1status with “Ten Rounds of Jose Cuervo” by Tracy Byrd, and “Cleaning This Gun” by Rodney Atkins. You can also find her name on the Willie Nelson/Merle Haggard duet album.