” Small Town Boy ” is by Dustin Lynch, the American country music singer. Dustin was born on the 14th of May 1985 in Tullahoma, a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Founded in 1852, it started as a work camp along the new Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad. Tullahoma means ” red rock ” in Choctaw, a language used by Native American people who formerly occupied what is now the Southeastern United States.
At the age of 8, he began playing the guitar but quickly gave it up only to start again at the age of 15. A year later he performed at an open mic night at the Bluebird Café in Nashville, which went down well with the audience. At that point, Dustin decided that a career in music was to be his future.
His debut single, ” Cowboys and Angels “, was released on the 16th of January 2012. The song peaked at number two on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Hot Country Songs charts; it also peaked at number sixty-four on the Canadian Hot 100 Chart.
His self-titled debut album, Dustin Lynch, released on the 21st of August 2012, was well received by both critics and the record-buying public. As of December 2012, sales for the album is in the region of 100,000 copies. In the United States, his debut album topped the Billboard Top Country Albums and Independent Albums charts and reached number thirteen on the Billboard 200.
The country music cross-over song, ” Small Town Boy “, was written by Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip and Kyle Fishman.
Rhett Akins, an American country music singer and songwriter, was born on the 13th of October 1969, in Valdosta, Georgia. Known as the Azalea City ( because the plant grows in abundance there ), Valdosta hosts an Azalea Festival every March.
He has released six studio albums, which have accounted for fourteen singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart. Although Rhett has not himself had a single chart since 2006, he has written or co-written songs for many other country music singers including Brooks & Dunn, Jack Ingram, Aaron Lewis and Jon Pardi.
Ben Hayslip is an American country music songwriter. He was born in Evans, Columbia County, Georgia in the United States. Ben has co-written many songs that have become hits for other country music artists like Brooks & Dunn, Josh Turner, Craig Morgan and Jeff Bates. He has won twenty American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ( ASCAP ) awards.
Kyle Fishman was raised in Sacramento, the capital city of the US state of California. After spending five years in the California bands Fate and Molotov Solution as a guitarist, Kyle joined Play It Again Music, the Music Publishing house founded by Dallas Davidson, the award-winning songwriter. Kyle has had tracks recorded by major Nashville artists, including ” Run This Town ” by David Nail.
” Small Town Boy ” was produced by Zach Crowell, the American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer. Zach was born and raised in Nashville, the capital city of the US state of Tennessee.
He has worked with many top recording artists like Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt, Brett Young and Lecrae, the American Christian hip hop recording artist. In 2012 Zach co-wrote and produced ” Confe$$ions “, which featured on Gravity, the Grammy Award-winning sixth studio album by the rapper.
” Small Town Boy ” was released on the 17th of February 2017 by record label Broken Bow ( BMG Rights Management ) and is taken as the second single from Dustin’s third studio album, Current Mood.
The album, released on the 8th of September 2017, features two singles that have topped the Country Airplay Chart, this song and ” Seein’ Red “, which was released on the 11th of July 2016. Current Mood debuted on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart at number two. Sales figures, as of November 2017, 48,600 copies in the United States alone.
The song is a commercial success for Dustin Lynch. In the United States, it reached a peak of number thirty-six on the Billboard Hot 100, spending twenty weeks on the chart there. The song also topped the Country Airplay and number two on the Hot Country Songs charts.
( Chart positions are approx, the song may move up or down on the chart )
BillBoard Hot 100 Highest Chart Position: 36
UK Highest Chart Position: N/A
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Canada (Canadian Hot 100) 69, Canada Country (Billboard) 1
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