Youave heard them on the radio, listened to them on repeat for days, and sang along at the top of your lungsabut 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 centuryarecounted 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 todayas biggest hit-writers on Music Row, this book chronicles the stories behind smash hits such as: Willie Nelsonas aAlways on My Minda Tim McGrawas aLive Like You Were Dying, a aSouthern Voice, a and aReal Good Mana George Jonesas aTennessee Whiskeya Carrie Underwoodas aJesus Take the Wheela and aCowboy Casanovaa Brooks a Dunnas aAinat Nothing aBout Youa Lady Antebellumas aWe Owned the Nighta and aJust a Kissa Brad Paisleyas aMud on the Tires, a aWe Danced, a and aIam Still a Guya Luke Bryanas aPlay It Again, a aCrash My Party, a and aThatas My Kind of Nighta The Oak Ridge Boysas aAmerican Madea George Straitas aOcean Front Propertya and aThe Best Day, a Rascal Flattsas aFast Cars and Freedom, a and aTake Me Therea Kenny Chesneyas aLiving in Fast Forwarda and aWhen the Sun Goes Downa Ricochetas aDaddyas Moneya Montgomery Gentryas aIf You Ever Stop Loving Mea The Cricketsas aI Fought the Lawa Tom T. Hallas aA Week in a County Jaila and aThat Song Is Driving Me Crazya Trace Adkinsas aYouare Gonna Miss Thisa David Lee Murphyas aDust on the Bottlea Jason Aldeanas aBig Green Tractora and aFly Over Statesa And many more top country hits over the past 40 years!Brown has appeared as the featured biographer of record on the Fuse television networka#39;s Live Through This series and Bloomberg TVa#39;s Game Changers series. He has received national press in USA Today, on MTV.com, and from Billboard, anbsp;...
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