Nashville's best-kept secret has long been that the majority of country music's biggest hits are written by a Shakespearean behind-the-scenes club of Music Row songsmiths who have churned out many of country's most beloved classics over the past fifty years. Picking up with Volume II of the first-of-its-kind "NASHVILLE SONGWRITER" book series, country music fans get more behind-the-scenes V.I.P. access as this book series reveals the first TOTALLY AUTHORIZED telling of the true stories that inspired hundreds of # 1s by a collective roster of the biggest multi-platinum Country Superstars.
With 300+ # 1 hits covered throughout the 300+ page book, including many of today's hottest Country Music hits, including recent Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, George Strait, Florida/Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Little Big Town, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett, Thomas Rhett, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, George Jones, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith, Cole Swindell, Johnny Lee, Loretta Lynn, Jerry Reed, Vince Gill, Conway Twitty, Merle Haggard, the Dixie Chicks, Rodney Atkins, Rhett Akins, Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch, Alan Jackson, Lee Anne Womack, Martina McBride, Gary Evans, etc.
Award-winning Music biographer Jake Brown has written 43 published books since 2001, featuring many authorized collaborations with some of rock's biggest artists, including 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees Heart (with Ann and Nancy Wilson), living guitar legend Joe Satriani, country music legends Merle Haggard and Freddy Powers, heavy metal pioneers Motorhead (with Lemmy Kilmister), late hip hop icon Tupac Shakur (with the estate), celebrated Rock drummer Kenny Aronoff, Legendary R&B Producer Teddy Riley, Country Rap star Big Smo, late Funk pioneer Rick James, the superstar country music anthology 'Nashville Songwriter, ' all-star Rock Drummers anthology 'Beyond the Beats, ' all-star rap producers HIP HOP HITS anthology, and the all-star rock producers anthology Behind the Boards, among many others. Brown is a regular contributor to Tape Op Magazine (including the 2016 AES Cover Story with Smashing Pumpkins mastermind Billy Corgan) has also appeared as the featured biographer of record on Fuse TV's Live Through This series and Bloomberg TV's Game Changers series, and received national press in Rolling Stone Magazine, CBS News, USA Today, MTV.com, The Hollywood Reporter, Parade Magazine, Billboard, etc. In 2012, Brown won the Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards in the category of Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research. www.twitter.com/jakebrownbooks or www.JakeBrownBooks.com