The Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival is July 29th- August 1st in Henderson with over 30 great Nashville songwriters coming in to tell their stories.  The coordinator of the event is Henderson native, Kerry Kurt Phillips, who has written some of the most memorable songs in Country Music.

Kerry Kurt has 5 Number one songs to his name, and his biggest hits include the George Jones Smash, "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair", Joe Diffie's, "Is It Cold In Here", "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox", "In My Own Backyard" and "Pickup Man" which spent a record 5 weeks at number 1. Tim McGraw's "Down On the Farm" and "Maybe We Should Just Sleep On It", are both products of Kerry Kurt's pen.

Kerry Kurt has been the driving force behind the Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriters Festival, bringing it back to Henderson for the third year in a row.

Listen to the uncut interview here: