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Ep 15: Rob Hatch - Free Drinks, Big Tips

Rob Hatch is an award-winning hit songwriter that has had a hand in creating music for artists like Luke Bryan, Lee Brice, Justin Moore, Florida Georgia Line, Trea Landon, Randy Houser and more. Hatch earned his first No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart with Justin Moore’s “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away.” He also reached No. 1 with Lee Brice’s “I Don’t Dance” in 2014, the same year he was named SESAC Songwriter of the Year.

Ep 14: Jody Stevens - Chillin’ It

Jody Stevens is a hit songwriter, producer and engineer. He has composed number one songs like “Let Me See Ya Girl” (Cole Swindell), “Home Alone Tonight” (Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild) and “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” (Jake Owen). Stevens also has production and engineering credits for artists like Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett, and newcomer Jon Langston.

Ep 13: Dallas Davidson - Honky Tonk Badonkadonk

The Grammy-nominated hit songwriter Dallas Davidson has crafted 24 No. 1 songs and counting, earning him the CMA Triple Play Award a total of six times. He has penned songs like “Huntin’, Fishin’, And Lovin’ Everyday” (Luke Bryan), “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” (Trace Adkins), “I Don’t Dance” (Lee Brice), “Tonight Looks Good On You” (Jason Aldean), “Boys ‘Round Here” (Blake Shelton), and many, many more.

Ep 12: Rodney Clawson - Big Green Egg

With 24 No. 1 singles and counting, award-winning songwriter Rodney Clawson has earned the CMA Triple Play Award a total of six times. He is known for penning hits like “Amarillo Sky” (Jason Aldean), “I Saw God Today” (George Strait - 2008 CMA Song of the Year), “Drunk On You” (Luke Bryan - 2013 ASCAP Song of the Year) and “Feel Like A Rockstar” (Kenny Chesney & Tim McGraw).

 

 

Ep 11: Jessi Alexander - I Drive Your Truck

 Jessi Alexander is an established singer/songwriter that has earned 2013 CMA Song of the Year and 2014 ACM Song of the Year for penning Lee Brice’s No. 1 single “I Drive Your Truck”. Her additional No. 1’s include “Drink On It” (Blake Shelton), “The Climb” (Miley Cyrus - RIAA Certified 4x Platinum), and “Mine Would Be You” (Blake Shelton).

Ep 10: Justin Weaver - Bottoms Up

Growing up in Forsyth, Georgia, Justin Weaver played in bands throughout high school and toured most of the southeast playing with Jason Aldean as a teenager. He ventured into songwriting and has garnered hits like “Bottoms Up” (Brantley Gilbert - RIAA Certified 5x Platinum), “Like I’m Gonna Lose You” (Meghan Trainor feat. John Legend - RIAA Certified 4x Platinum), “Get Off On The Pain” (Gary Allan), and “Got My Country On” (Chris Cagle).

Ep 9: Erik Dylan - Feel Good Murder Ballads

Erik Dylan’s story-telling quality has attracted artists like Kip Moore, Riley Green, Luke Combs, Justin Moore, Brantley Gilbert, Josh Phillips, Eli Young Band and many more to his songs. The fifth generation Kansan has shared writer rooms and stages with some of the biggest heroes - from Guy Clark to Lynyrd Skynyrd. He most recently released his sophomore album, Baseball On The Moon, with songs featuring Luke Combs and Steve Earle. He recently earned his first No. 1 single with Riley Green’s “There Was This Girl”.

Ep 8: Josh Thompson - Sha-Home-Depot

With over twenty major label cuts, hit songwriter and nationally-touring artist Josh Thompson has recently scored his first No. 1 singles with “I’ll Name The Dogs” (Blake Shelton), “Any Ol’ Barstool” (Jason Aldean) and “Drowns The Whiskey” (Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert). As an artist, he gained traction with his RIAA Gold Certified single “Way Out Here”, as well as “Beer On The Table”.

Ep 7: Mickey Jack Cones - The Tripod

Mickey Jack Cones is one of the most in-demand producers and engineers, and is now gaining recognition in the publishing community with COR Entertainment. He’s the producer behind eight No. 1 singles, including “Where It’s At” (Dustin Lynch) and “Sunny And 75” (Joe Nichols). As a recording engineer, he has worked on many Jason Aldean albums, including the Grammy-nominated My Kinda Party and Night Train. Cones earned his first No. 1 single as a publisher with Luke Combs’ “When It Rains, It Pours”. He has also recently taken on a lead role in the relaunched indie label, Verge Records, where he will help to leverage ONErpm’s global presence by discovering and signing new talent. 

Ep 6: Jaron Boyer - What Year Is It?

Jaron Boyer is a 2016 SESAC Song of the Year award-winning hit songwriter/producer known for No. 1 songs like “Hell Of A Night” (Dustin Lynch - RIAA Certified Gold), “Somewhere On A Beach” (Dierks Bentley - RIAA Certified Platinum), “Flatliner” (Cole Swindell feat. Dierks Bentley), and “Girl Like You” (Jason Aldean).