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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

BMI

Broadcast Music, Inc.

 
 
BMI, Broadcast Music, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, October 11, 2012
1. BMI, Broadcast Music, Inc. Marker
Inscription. BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.), an organization that collects performance royalties for songwriters and music publishers in all genres of music, opened its doors in New York in 1940. BMI was the first performance rights organization to represent what was then commonly referred to as rural and race music in the forms of country, gospel, blues, and jazz. In 1958, BMI established a permanent Nashville office and hired Frances William Preston as manager. BMI constructed the first wing of this building in 1964 and expanded it in 1995. This office represents songwriters and music publishers in Memphis, Atlanta, New Orleans, Muscle Shoals and Austin, and played a key role in developing Nashville as Music City, U.S.A.
 
Erected 2012 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 144.)
 
Location. 36° 9.059′ N, 86° 47.5′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Music Square East and Music Circle North, on the right when traveling north on Music Square East. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Music Square East, Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
BMI, Broadcast Music, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, October 11, 2012
2. BMI, Broadcast Music, Inc. Marker
. RCA Studio B (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bradley Studios (about 600 feet away); Wallace University School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scarritt College for Christian Workers (approx. half a mile away); Disciples of Christ Historical Society (approx. half a mile away); Saint Thomas Hospital (approx. half a mile away); University School of Nashville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Governors' Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  BMI - Broadcast Music, Inc. (Submitted on October 15, 2012.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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