FAME Publishing was founded in 1959 by Rick Hall, Billy Sherrill and Tom Stafford.
FAME Records Capitol distribution deal ends with FAME placing 29 records in the R&B Top 40 and nine in the Pop Top 40.
FAME reinvests in its publishing operations signing several new young writers including Walt Aldridge, Tommy Brasfield, Steven Dale Jones and Robert Byrne.
In 1994 John Michael Montgomery cuts the FAME Publishing classic, “I Swear”. The song goes to #1 for four weeks. Atlantic pop artist All-4-One covered the country smash and their version was at #1 for a Billboard Magazine record 17 weeks. “I Swear” was #1 in every country in the world. The song went on to win every award imaginable including ASCAP country and pop “Song of the Year”, Grammy for Country “Song of the Year” and ACM Country “Song of the Year”. FAME also won American Songwriter Magazine “Publisher of the Year”. The song was involved in over 20 million record sales.
1997 Sons of the Desert have a top 10 record with Brad Crisler’s “Whatever Comes First”.
Drive by Truckers record the «Dirty South» album at FAME Studio B
James LeBlanc lands two cuts on Rascal Flatts «Feels Like Today» album
Jason Isbell releases debut album recorded at FAME Studio B
Bettye Lavette records her Grammy nomitated album «Scene of the Crime» at FAME.. Studio A
Heartland records the song of the year «I Loved her First» in FAME Studio B.. with longtime colleague Walt Aldridge handling the production duties.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Spooner Oldham begins his solo project at FAME.
James LeBlanc and John Paul White pen the Jason Aldean smash «Relentless»
James LeBlanc, Matt Warren and Gary Allan write the Gary Allan top 10 record «Learning How to Bend»
Band of Horses record a portion of their massive hit album «infinite Arms in FAME’s studio A
Jamey Johnson records his great version of «Two out of Three Ain’t Bad» at fame
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