Posted on October 31, 2016
MARYVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 30, 2016 – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement today about the passing of songwriter Curly Putman:
“In a city of great songwriters, Curly Putman was one of the finest. ‘Green, Green Grass of Home’ was just one of his memorable hits. He wrote a ballad for my campaign for governor in 1978, ‘If the Right Man Was There,’ for which I will be forever grateful. Curly was a great friend, and I will miss him.”
For access to this release and the senator’s other statements, click here.