Nashville Songwriter: The Inside Stories Behind Country Musicâ€™s Greatest Hits Overview:
YouÃ¢â¬â¢ve heard them on the radio, listened to them on repeat for days, and sang along at the top of your lungsÃâbut have you ever wondered about the real stories behind all your favorite country songs?
Nashville Songwriter gives readers the first completely authorized collection of the true stories that inspired hits by the biggest multi-platinum country superstars of the last half centuryÃârecounted by the songwriters themselves. Award-winning music biographer Jake Brown gives readers an unprecedented, intimate glimpse inside the world of country music songwriting.
Featuring exclusive commentary from country superstars and chapter-length interviews with todayÃ¢â¬â¢s biggest hit-writers on Music Row, this book chronicles the stories behind smash hits such as:
Willie NelsonÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Always on My MindÃ¢â¬Â
Tim McGrawÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Live Like You Were Dying,Ã¢â¬Â Ã"Southern Voice,Ã¢â¬Â and Ã"Real Good ManÃ¢â¬Â
George JonesÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Tennessee WhiskeyÃ¢â¬Â
Carrie UnderwoodÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Jesus Take the WheelÃ¢â¬Â and Ã"Cowboy CasanovaÃ¢â¬Â
Brooks & DunnÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"AinÃ¢â¬â¢t Nothing Ã¢â¬â¢Bout YouÃ¢â¬Â
Lady AntebellumÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"We Owned the NightÃ¢â¬Â and Ã"Just a KissÃ¢â¬Â
Brad PaisleyÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Mud on the Tires,Ã¢â¬Â Ã"We Danced,Ã¢â¬Â and Ã"IÃ¢â¬â¢m Still a GuyÃ¢â¬Â
Luke BryanÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Play It Again,Ã¢â¬Â Ã"Crash My Party,Ã¢â¬Â and Ã"ThatÃ¢â¬â¢s My Kind of NightÃ¢â¬Â
The Oak Ridge BoysÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"American MadeÃ¢â¬Â
George StraitÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Ocean Front PropertyÃ¢â¬Â and Ã"The Best Day,Ã¢â¬Â
Rascal FlattsÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Fast Cars and Freedom,Ã¢â¬Â and Ã"Take Me ThereÃ¢â¬Â
Kenny ChesneyÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Living in Fast ForwardÃ¢â¬Â and Ã"When the Sun Goes DownÃ¢â¬Â
RicochetÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"DaddyÃ¢â¬â¢s MoneyÃ¢â¬Â
Montgomery GentryÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"If You Ever Stop Loving MeÃ¢â¬Â
The CricketsÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"I Fought the LawÃ¢â¬Â
Tom T. HallÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"A Week in a County JailÃ¢â¬Â and Ã"That Song Is Driving Me CrazyÃ¢â¬Â
Trace AdkinsÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"YouÃ¢â¬â¢re Gonna Miss ThisÃ¢â¬Â
David Lee MurphyÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Dust on the BottleÃ¢â¬Â
Jason AldeanÃ¢â¬â¢s Ã"Big Green TractorÃ¢â¬Â and Ã"Fly Over StatesÃ¢â¬Â
And many more top country hits over the past 40 years!
"Nashville Songwriter" is an outstanding read from cover to cover. If you have any interest at all in what goes on behind the scenes in the songwriting business, you need to read this book."
ÃâAmerican Songwriter Magazine""You know the words, but do you know the story behind them? In a new book, Nashville Songwriter", music biographer Jake Brown interviews elite country songwriters 'to get the true stories behind country music’s biggest and most enduring hits.'"
ÃâParade Magazine""With back stories on such titles as Willie Nelson’s "Always On My Mind," Carrie Underwood’s Ã"Jesus, Take the Wheel” and Tim McGraw’s "Live Like You Were Dying," the book puts songwriters in the spotlight, including artist-writers Bill Anderson, Tom T. Hall and David Lee Murphy, as well as such full-time authors as Neil Thrasher ("Fly Over States"), Tom Shapiro ("Ain’t Nothing ’Bout You"), Dallas Davidson ("Play It Again") and Dean Dillon ("Ocean Front Property")."
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