ON AUGUST 5TH, 2016,THE RIP CHORDS WERE INDUCTED INTO THE MID AMERICA MUSIC ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME, AT LEGACY PARK IN BOJI BAY, IOWA. OUR THANKS TO THE ASSOCIATION FOR RECOGNIZING THE BANDS' MANY PERFORMANCES THERE, AND THE BANDS'  ACHIEVEMENTS, PAST AND PRESENT. SPECIAL THANKS TO TOM TOURVILLE AND TOM GOLDEN.