Jim McBride Jim McBride is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. He has a total of 5 song of the year nominations from the CMA, ACM and Grammy Awards. "Chattahoochee" was the 1994 ÇMA Song of the Year. McBride has songs on over 70,000,000 records sold worldwide. Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, George Jones, Waylon Jennings and Charley Pride are among the 20 Country Music Hall of Fame members to record Jim's songs.