Author Archives: Doak Turner

About Doak Turner

Doak Turner is a songwriter, website owner that lives in Nashville. Doak grew up in St. Albans, WV and also lived in Charlotte, NC for 15 years prior to moving to Nashville 2002.

Super Bowl Memories Super Bowl XXVII I was fortunate to be at Super Bowl XXVIII in The Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA January 30th, 1994 kickoff at 6:00. That was a “Dreams Come True” time in life as my Dallas … Continue reading

February 1st always a date that stands out in my life.(Posted Feb 1 2016 and written 2012) February 1st means something to me every year. Today – February 1st, 2012 is the 25th anniversary of me going off in life … Continue reading

I started writing these stories  (7) years ago as Today is January 29th, 2016, and now figured out to put it on this site, as it used to be for my music blogs. The music blogs from now on will … Continue reading

  A new event that happens about every other month in Nashville was started by Tom Truitt called Who Knew. The February and April  2015 events were both standing room only, with the April event having over 300 music industry … Continue reading

NSAI’s Tin Pan South, March 24 – 28 is what I call, “The Greatest Week for Songwriters”. Ten Venues, two shows per night in each venue in Nashville with some of the greatest songwriters in the world! My first was … Continue reading

Another Year – what goals do you set for 2015 for your music business? Have you written them down, are you specific with your goals and have a plan for more cuts, that first big cut, get more gigs, learn … Continue reading

Here is another thing not to do in the music business – when you are an artists or your kid is an artist – somehow someone contacts you and starts telling you how good they were and the last thing … Continue reading

Success Strategy #6 Follow The Golden Rule Adapted from the book, The Success Strategies 99 Timeless Strategies for Life’s Journey by Deb Austin Brown. The Golden Rule is really the only rule the world needs. It says simply Do … Continue reading

Success Strategy #5 Tune Into Others and Really Listen! Adapted from the book, The Success Strategies 99 Timeless Strategies for Life’s Journey by Deb Austin Brown. Have you ever had a friend who really listened to you? They just … Continue reading

A great story from the Rich Redmond 2nd Annual “Drummer’s Weekend” in Nashville on October 31 through November 2nd, 2014. Drummer Jack Bruno who played 20+ years with Tina Turner and a couple years with Joe Cocker, Elton John and … Continue reading