Jake Owen, Chris Young, Tim McGraw Featured In Triple-Shot Tuesday

We have another Triple Shot today about starting things over in the New Year. If you’re trying to become the person you want to be, you have to look in the mirror and start with that person – you can’t make excuses or blame others. Stick to it day by day and by the end of the year; you will be better than you used to be.

Jake Owens’ “Startin’ with Me” was co-written by Jake Owen, Kendall Marvel and Jimmy Ritchey. It was released in October 2006 as the second single and title track from his debut album “Startin’ with Me.” The song reached No. 6 on the country singles charts, becoming his first Top Ten country hit.

Chris Young’s “The Man I Want to Be” was written by Brett James and Tim Nichols.  It was released in November 2009 as the third single from his second album “The Man I Want to Be.” The song was his second consecutive No.1 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Tim McGraw’s “Better Than I Used to Be” was written by Ashley Gorley and Bryan Simpson. It was released in December of 2011 as the first single for his album “Emotional Traffic.”  The hit reached No. 5 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs Chart.  It was originally recorded by Sammy Kershaw in 2010 for the album of the same name.  Sammy’s version was released as a single, but did not enter the charts.

Check back next week as we have three songs about dreams in honor of MLK day.

(Written by Geoff Brown/CMM Contributor)

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