Story Behind the Song: Josh Thompson, ‘Beer on the Table’
Josh Thompson discusses the inspiration for his song "Beer on the Table."
Story Behind the Song: Joey + Rory, ‘That’s Important to Me’
Learn the story behind Joey + Rory's song "That's Important to Me."
Story Behind the Song: Justin Moore, ‘Backwoods’
Justin Moore co-wrote "Backwoods" with Jeremy Stover and Jamie Paulin, and released the song in October of 2009 as the third single from his self-titled debut album. "Backwoods" became Moore's second Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, peaking at No. 6 in May of 2010. Inside, Moore tells The Boot about the inspiration for the tune.
Brooks & Dunn, ‘Put a Girl in It’ — Story Behind the Song
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.
Kenny Chesney, ‘The Good Stuff’ — Story Behind the Song
Zac Brown Band, ‘Colder Weather’ — Story Behind the Song
The Boot sat down with songwriter Wyatt Durrette to discuss the Zac Brown Band's hit single, 'Colder Weather.'
Zac Brown Band, ‘Highway 20 Ride’ — Story Behind the Song
Songwriter Wyatt Durrette tells The Boot about the tear-jerking inspiration behind the Zac Brown Band's fourth single off their platinum-selling 'Foundation' album, 'Highway 20 Ride.' Wyatt was also Zac's co-writer on the band's first three No. 1 hits, 'Chicken Fried,' 'Whatever It Is' and 'Toes.'
Steve Azar, ‘Hard Road’ — Story Behind the Lyrics
Steve Azar talks to The Boot about his latest single, 'Hard Road,' which he co-wrote with James House. It's funny ... it's always the second song. It's the ones that you don't know you're going in to write, and that you don't have figured out or haven't thought about all night...
Emily West on Dream Dates and Celeb Crushes: 11 Questions
Country newcomer Emily West knows a thing or two about being spontaneous. So when the 'Rocks in Your Shoes' singer sat down with The Boot, we decided to give her a little pop quiz. She happily dished on a few "wild and crazy" factoids about herself in this candid chat...
The Harters, ‘If I Run’ — Story Behind the Lyrics
The Boot sat down with sibling trio, The Harters, to discuss their current single, 'If I Run,' which was written by Leslie Harter, Michael Harter and Rachel Williams. Mike: When you co-write, it's hard to pin point whose life it's about...