Decades worth of success in country music started for Dean Dillon at age 14 when he won a talent contest. It led to a... Read More.
Overstreet moved to Nashville from Mississippi at 18, with 10 songs and one guitar to his name. He took him almost 10 years to... Read More.
Imagine just graduating high school and having a song you've written get recorded by Jim Reeves. That happened to Johnny Russell and his songwriting... Read More.
Reynolds began writing songs while studying English at Rhodes College (then named Southwestern College) in Memphis. He and classmate Dickey Lee began writing songs... Read More.
Larry Cordle was born and raised on a small family farm in eastern Kentucky. While a young child he was introduced to bluegrass, country,... Read More.
Though he's known for his tear-soaked voice - perhaps the best country music has ever heard - George Jones was also extremely talented with... Read More.
Troy Seals was destined to work in the music business - he's related to some musical giants like Dan Seals (of England Dan &... Read More.
Working as a professional songwriter since 1974, Kent Robbins created classic-sounding country songs for the modern era,... Read More.
Johnny MacRae is one of the most successful songwriters of our lifetime, but still hasn't been named to the Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame.... Read More.
Manhattan native Victoria Shaw began writing songs at an early age. Inspired by country rockers The Eagles and Linda Ronstadt, Shaw eventually moved to... Read More.
A celebrated cartoonist, author and hit country songwriter, Shel Silverstein possessed one of the most brilliant and atypical creative minds of the twentieth century.... Read More.
Mike Reid enjoyed his first success as a football player. He lived his dream as a Pennsylvania native by playing at defensive tackle for... Read More.