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Author, songwriter Allison Moorer receives Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize

April 17, 2020
By Andy Ellis

Renowned author and songwriter Allison Moorer received Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize during a virtual ceremony on Friday.

Singer, songwriter and author Allison Moorer received Troy University’s Hall-Waters Prize during a virtual ceremony on Friday.

Moorer, an Academy Award-nominee whose recent memoir, “Blood,” has been heralded as a frank and cathartic memoir of family and healing,…

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Troy University honors songwriters Penn, Oldham with the Hall-Waters Prize

April 12, 2019

Dan Penn, right, and Spooner Oldham, center, talk about the craft of songwriting with Dr. Kirk Curnutt, left, during an event at the John M. Long School of Music.

Troy University to honor Muscle Shoals legends Penn, Oldham with Hall-Waters Prize

March 26, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Renowned songwriters Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham, two linchpins of the Muscle Shoals music scene that helped define the soul, pop, and rock music of the 1960s and 1970s, will receive the Hall-Waters Prize from Troy University on April 12.

The duo will discuss the craft of songwriting, the history of Southern music and the…

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