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John, who has written hits for rocker Elvis Costello, Suzy Bogguss and Rosanne Cash, was named in the Songwriter/Artist category. Matraca and Tom were elected in the Songwriter category. Matraca has written such No. 1 singles as “Strawberry Wine” for Deana Carter and Martina McBride’s “Wild Angels,” while Tom’s hits include “No Place That Far” by Sara Evans and Brooks & Dunn’s “Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You.” The three new members will be officially welcomed at the 39th Annual Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, Oct. 26, at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Music City.