August 21.2015 – A King, A Rock And A Peasant

In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway. Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock. Some of the king’s wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the king for not keeping the roads clear, but none…

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May 10.2016 – No More Story Behind The Song!

I must confess that I am little blue about the end of this feature! I have enjoyed very much, researching the songs and finding out why and how the songwriters came to write them. The many cool stories have come to make me appreciate the song that much more! But, all good things must come…

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April 19.2016 – Story Behind “Mine Would Be You” by Blake Shelton

Hear the story Deric Ruttan, Connie Harrington and Jessi Alexander penned “Mine Would Be You” : “This is an incredibly well written and sexy song with a sad twist at the end. It’s just such a cool song, one of the best songs that I’ve ever had a chance to record. It’s just one of…

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April 18.2016 – Story Behind “Big Green Tractor” by Jason Aldean

Hear the story here! Jim Collins and David Lee Murphy wrote this song about a couple riding a tractor on a date. Collins appears to have a thing for penning “tractor” songs having previously co-written Kenny Chesney’s 1999 hit single “She Thinks My Tractor’s Sexy.” David Lee Murphy, who had a successful solo career in…

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April 15.2016 – Quote Of The Day!

“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.” George Eliot Share on Facebook

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April 15.2016 – Story Behind “Stone Cold Sober” by Brantley Gilbert

Hear today’s Story Behind the song Today’s Story Behind the Song is about Brantley Gilbert’s “Stone Cold Sober”, It was released in August 2015 as the fourth single from his third studio album Just as I Am. It was only included in the Platinum Edition of the album. Brantley Gilbert penned this song with Brett…

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April 14.2016 – Story Behind “Love You Like That” by Canaan Smith

Hear the story here! Today’s Story behind the song is about Canaan Smith’s “ Love You Like That”. Canaan will be in town Saturday night as an Smith co-wrote the song with Brett Beavers and Jim Beavers and it has a straightforward message. “I just love how the song is about loving your woman long…

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April 13.2016 – Story Behind “Real Men Love Jesus” by Michael Ray

Listen to Brett and Boomer between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m. to win your tickets to see Michael Ray open up for the Brantley Gilbert concert on Saturday night at the Salem Civic Center. You also still have time to buy your tickets, starting at $30 and up at SalemCivicCenter.com or stop by and see…

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April 12.2016 – Story Behind “Days Go By” by Keith Urban

Hear the story here! The moment Keith Urban created the upbeat guitar riff that propels “Days Go By,” he knew he was on to something – even though it was unlike anything he’d recorded in the past. “There’s a Celtic overtone in there,” explains the new CMA Male Vocalist of the Year. “It was kind…

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April 11.2016 – Story Behind “It’s Your Love” by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

Hear the story here! “It’s Your Love” is written by Stephony Smith and performed by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. It was released in May 1997 as the first single from his album Everywhere. Songwriter Stephony Smith tells that she wrote the hit song in about 30 minutes, while watching David Letterman in the background!…

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