Hank Cochran Documentary Spotlights Songwriter’s Legacy
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Nashville Film Festival
Hank Cochran was one of the most prolific and successful songwriters to call Nashville home. The man who penned "Make the World Go Away," "The Chair," "I Fall to Pieces" and "Don't Touch Me" was celebrated Wednesday night (April 25), with the premiere of "Hank Cochran: Livin' For a Song" at the Nashville Film Festival. The documentary includes the last interviews with the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member who died in 2010 at age 74. Lee Ann Womack, Mark Chesnutt, Jeff Bates, Mandy Barnett and songwriter Dean Dillon walked the red carpet for the event, as did Hank's wife, Suzi.
"I'm not very good at this," Suzi cautioned as she stopped to chat with The Boot. "All I did was collect letters and papers and pictures to help them put things together for the film. His first wife, who he was married to twice, gave me some of his old letters. One was talking about being somewhere with [early rock 'n' roll legend]