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Nov
4

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The Highway’s CMA Songwriter Special: The Stories Behind ‘American Kids,’ ‘Girl Crush,’ ‘Like a Cowboy,’ ‘Take Your Time” & ‘Like a Wrecking Ball’ (Recap)

 

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It was already a busy day the morning Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose co-wrote a new song called “Girl Crush.”

“We didn’t think anything of it,” Hillary was saying on the eve of the CMA Awards, still remembering being in her pajamas and writing what she calls a “coffee song” around 9:00 a.m. “Really. Honestly.”

Trying to put it all in perspective, Lindsey said: “You can’t pretend to know any of what was going to happen. We’re all trying to write a love song every day that no one has heard before – and that’s just our job.”

The three were gathered onstage at Sirius XM’s CMA Songwriters Special on The Highway. The show brought together seven of the songwriters behind this year’s nominees for Song of The Year.

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Aug
4

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Hall of Fangirl – August 2014

I’ve been focusing on songwriters in the monthly Hall of Fangirl feature for a while now, and as the last two (June and July) spotlighted songwriters connected by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood respectively, I thought I would continue that theme by featuring three songwriters connected by their work with Little Big Town (although they’re known for plenty of other cuts too). It was hard to find videos of Liz Rose and Troy Verges singing, so apologies for that. Enjoy, and try not to do too much “Day Drinking”! 😉

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