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Wayman Tisdale, Kristin Chenoweth Among 8 Inducted In Oklahoma Music Hall Of Fame

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Kristin Chenoweth talking to the media before the induction ceremony. Kristin Chenoweth talking to the media before the induction ceremony.
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Eight musicians were inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in Muskogee Thursday evening in Muskogee.

The list included the late Wayman Tisdale. Tisdale passed away in 2009 from cancer. Many people know him for his greatness on the basketball court at OU and as an Olympic Gold Medal winner. But Tisdale was also a renowned jazz musician.

9/9/2011 Related Story: Wayman Tisdale To Be Inducted Into Oklahoma Music Hall Of Fame 

Other inductees this year included Emmy Award Winner Kristin Chenoweth of Broken Arrow.

Also the late Jesse Davis, Gene Triplett, Ralph Blane, Cheevers Toppah, Nokie Edwards and the late Bob Bogle, both of the Ventures.

8/9/2011 Related Story: Eight Oklahoma Music Hall Of Fame Inductees Announced

Past Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame inductees include Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Jean Shepard, Ronnie Dunn and David Gates.

"We are thrilled to induct such a prestigious group of individuals who have enhanced our lives and whose music and entertainment contributions leave a lasting legacy across the globe," said Andrea Chancellor. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame Board President.

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame inducted its first members in 1997.

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