Jerry Foster


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Jerry Foster was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame based on his long and successful career in music.  Over the years he has penned such country classics with his partner Bill Rice as “Southern Rains” recorded by Mel Tillis and “We’re in this Love Together” recorded by Al Jarreau.  On his own Jerry wrote “I’ll Think of Something,” “It Wouldn’t Hurt to have Wings” and “Here Comes That Hurt Again.”  In addition to his career as a songwriter, Jerry has also been a noted song publisher, DJ, recording artist and an actor.