Every song tells a story and in the new book Nashville Songwrite r (The Inside Stories Behind Country Music’s Greatest Hits), music biographer Jake Brown reveals the stories behind the the songs! The book is available now at popular online retail outlets including Amazon and in major book retail chains nationwide including Barnes & Noble and more.
The book exposes the fact that the majority of hits were written or co-written by an elite club of Music City songwriters, 20 of whom are exclusively interviewed within its 300-plus pages. Presented in one volume are the “stories behind” many of the most memorable songs of our lives. Writers featured include Craig Wiseman, Dean Dillon, Bob DiPiero, Bill Anderson, Sonny Curtis, Tom Shapiro, Kelley Lovelace, Rivers Rutherford, Tom T. Hall, Wayne Carson, Chris Dubois, Dallas Davidson, David Lee Murphy, Freddy Powers, Jeff Silbar, Brett James, Ashley Gorley, Lee Thomas Miller and Neil Thrasher. As a bonus, exclusive commentary from Country music superstars Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and John Rich is included.
Country Music Matters is excited to have exclusive video footage of iconic songwriter Rivers Rutherford talking the mega hit song, “Ladies Love Country Boys.” Take a look at the video below to hear how the song came about.