Released in October of 2009 by Joe Nichols, "Gimme That Girl" was written by the Peach Pickers: Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip. The song was the second single from Nichols' Old Things New album and, in May of 2010, became Nichols' third career No. 1 single. It also earned a Top 40 spot on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 chart (No. 34) and was one of the Top 10 songs on 2010's year-end Billboard Country Songs chart (No. 7). Inside, Akins and Davidson tell The Boot how the song came to be.
In the latter part of 2006, Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip got together to write, not knowing that their lives would soon change forever. The three songwriters, christened the Peach Pickers because they all hail from Georgia, have become one of Nashville's most successful writing teams, penning Joe Nichols' 'Gimme That Girl,' Blake Shelton's 'All About Tonight' and Luke Bryan's 'I Don't Want This Night to End,' among others.
Luke Bryan is a few days away from kicking off his fourth annual Farm Tour, which include a few of his good friends as the opening act. The Georgia native has invited tunesmiths Dallas Davidson and Rhett Atkins, known as the Peach Pickers, to hit th
Fifteen years ago, Rhett Akins was a new star on the rise in country music, blazing up the charts with hits like 'That Ain't My Truck,' 'She Said Yes' and 'Don't Get Me Started.' Six albums later, he is now sharing the wealth with other artists -- concentrating more on songwriting than recording
Long before Frankie Ballard was burning up the country music scene with his Top 40 hit, 'Tell Me You Get Lonely,' he was steadily becoming a household name in Battle Creek, Mich., where he was born and raised. "I was up there play
Before Jason Aldean took 'My Kinda Party' into the Top 10 on the country singles chart, another Georgia boy claimed the tune -- singer-songwriter Brantley Gilbert. Brantley, who is the sole writer on the song, recorded 'My Kinda Party' for his 'A Modern Day Prodigal Son' album a few years back. The song caught the
Josh Turner celebrated his second chart-topping single of the year, 'All Over Me,' on Tuesday, November 2 at Rooster's Texas Style BBQ and Steakhouse in Nashville. The room was filled with friends, family and supporters, including Josh's pregnant wife Jennifer, Jamey Johnson, Bobby Pinso
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on .
To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you.
To activate your account, please confirm your password.
When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboot.com using your original account information.