SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 (UPDATED) – Dan Hodges Music and Byron have extended their co-publishing deal for another year. Byron originally signed with Dan Hodges Music in September of 2015. Byron’s very first publishing deal was signed 39 years ago in September of 1978 with ATV Music Group/Nashville. Award winning Canadian duo The Lovelocks have just released […]
AUGUST 1, 2017 (UPDATED) – Denham Springs, LA based country band The Jones Boys are putting finishing touches on their next album, that will include four co-writes with Byron. Band members Mickey Jones and Jack Jones have co-written songs with Byron for years. A song they co-wrote back in 2000 was on Toby Keith’s ACM Album […]
JULY 1, 2017 (UPDATED) – Rolling Stone Magazine has just published an article entitled the 100 Greatest Country Music Artists of All Time. Fifteen of those 100 artist’s have recorded 23 of Byron’s songs. Rolling Stone journalist Joseph Hudak’s segment on George Strait (ranked #20 on the list) goes on to say “Songs like ‘Fool Hearted Memory’ […]
JUNE 1, 2017 (UPDATED) – There are only a few days left for Alabama fans to see the Alabama: Song Of The South exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. The exhibit runs through June 11, 2017, and includes the original handwritten lyric for Alabama’s iconic hit “Born Country”, written by Byron Hill and John Schweers. The Music of Nashville Original […]
MAY 1, 2017 (UPDATED) – Happy Birthday to George Strait, 65 years old on May 18th! Following George Strait’s wildly successful 2 Nights of Number 1’s at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in April, George has announced that due to the overwhelming fan reaction, he will continue the concept of playing his record-setting collection of 60 […]
MARCH 1, 2017 (UPDATED) – On March 9th, the mid-season finale of the CMT series Nashville (Season 5: Episode 11) featured the song “Can’t Remember Never Loving You” written by Byron Hill and Ian Janes, performed by co-stars Connie Britton (as Rayna) and Charles Esten (as Deacon). Byron is currently in the studio working on the second EP […]
MARCH 9, 2017 – Check out the mid-season finale (Season 5, Episode 11) of the Nashville TV series on CMT for a featured performance of a song written by Byron Hill and Ian Janes entitled “Can’t Remember Never Loving You”, performed by co-stars Connie Britton (as Rayna) and Charles Esten (as Deacon). […]
JANUARY/FEBRUARY, 2017 (UPDATED) – Australian female duo Baylou have recorded ‘Even With A Broken Heart’ (Hill/Baillie/Baillie) with label-mates The Wolfe Brothers for ABC Records in Australia. Digital outlet Wolfgang’s Vault has released the Tracy Byrd recording of the song ‘Walkin’ In’ (Hill/Turner) on King Biscuit Records. Wolfgang’s Vault is the archival division of famous concert promotion company […]
JANUARY 2, 2017: Thank you to Jeff Warfle for including two of our shows in Jeff’s “Best of 2016” year-end review of 735 shows he attended in 2015! Way to go Jeff and Kathy Warfle, for your continuing support of the Nashville music community!….
DECEMBER 31, 2016: “Thank you to my fellow songwriters, performers, and musicians for sharing the stage, and to the venues, promoters, show sponsors, benefactors, media, and many others, and a special thank you to the people who come to the shows and enjoy the music!