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Song Lyric Copyrights

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16th Avenue

Lyrics and Music by Thom Schuyler
©1982 Screen Gems-EMI Music Inc.

All-American Boy

Lyrics and Music by Bobby Bare
©1959 Bobby Bare. Dream City Music.

Almost Home

Lyrics and Music by Craig Morgan and Kerry Kurt Phillips
©2003 MAGIC MUSTANG MUSIC INC.; TRIPLE SHOES MUSIC UNIVERSAL MUSIC-ZTUNES, LLC.

American Honey

Lyrics and Music by Hillary Lindsey, Shane Stevens, Cary Ryan Barlowe
©2009 BUMMERMEN MUSIC; CASTLE BOUND MUSIC; HANNA BEA SONGS.

American Made

Lyrics and Music by Pat McManus and Bob DiPiero
©1983 COMBINE MUSIC CORP./MUSIC CITY MUSIC/EMI MUSIC, INC.

American Saturday Night

Lyrics and Music by Brad Paisley, Ashley Gorley, and Kelley Lovelace
©2009 DIDN’T HAVE TO BE MUSIC (EMI APRIL MUSIC, INC.); TAPEROOM MUSIC/MUSIC OF WINDSWEPT/ BUG MUSIC INC.; NEW SEAGAYLE MUSIC (PLAY FAIR CHILD MUSIC); SONGS OF SOUTHSIDE INDEPENDENT MUSIC (RUMINATING MUSIC, WIXEN MUSIC PUB. INC.)

Back When We Were Beautiful

Lyrics and Music by Matraca Berg
©1997 SONGS OF UNIVERSAL, INC.; EMI LONGITUDE MUSIC (EMI MUSIC, INC.)

Believe

Lyrics and Music by Craig Wiseman and Ronnie Dunn
©2004 BIG LOUD SHIRT/BIG LOUD BUCKS; SHOWBILLY MUSIC (SONY/ATV/ TREE MUSIC PUBLISHING).

Bobbie Ann Mason

Lyrics and Music by Mark D. Sanders
©1995 UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP; WARNER CHAPPEL MUSIC, INC.

By the Time I Get to Phoenix

Lyrics and Music by Jimmy Webb
©1967 EMI SOSAHA MUSIC INC.; SONGS OF LASTRADA.

Can’t Be Really Gone

Lyrics and Music by Gary Burr
©1995 UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP.

Coward of the County

Lyrics and Music by Billy Edd Wheeler and Roger Bowling
©1979 UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP.

Delta Dawn

Lyrics and Music by Alex Harvey and Larry Collins
©1972 EMI APRIL MUSC, INC. (EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING)

Desperados Waiting for a Train

Lyrics and Music by Guy Clark
©1983 WORLD SONG PUBLISHING INC.; WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC, INC.

D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Lyrics and Music by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman
©1969 SONY/ATV/TREE MUSICPUBLISHING

Everlasting Love

Lyrics and Music by Buzz Cason and Mac Gayden
©1967 EMI BLACKWOOD MUSIC GROUP, INC.; RISING SONS MUSIC, INC.

Everything Is Beautiful

Lyrics and Music by Ray Stevens
©1970 AHAB MUSIC, INC.

Gentle on My Mind

Lyrics and Music by John Hartford
©1966 SONY/ATV SONGS LLC; GLASER SP ACCT

Ghost in This House

Lyrics and Music by Hugh Prestwood
©1990 UNIVERSAL MUSIC.

Golden Ring

Lyrics and Music by Bobby Braddock and Rafe Van Hoy
©1979 SONY/ATV/TREE MUSIC PUBLISHING.

Gone Country

Lyrics and Music by Robert Lee McDill
©1994 RANGER BOB MUSIC/UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC

Good Ole Boys Like Me

Lyrics and Music by Robert Lee McDill
©1979 RANGER BOB MUSIC/UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC.

Green, Green Grass of Home

Lyrics and Music by Claude (Curly) Putman
©1965 SONY/ATV/TREE MUSIC PUBLISHING.

Halfway Home Café

Lyrics and Music by Johnny Barranco and Paul Overstreet
©1998 SCARLET MOON MUSIC; WINGS OF DAWN MUSIC.

Harper Valley PTA

Lyrics and Music by Tom T. Hall
©1967 UNICHAPPELL MUSIC INC. / UNICHAPPELL-NEWKEYS (WARNER/ CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.)

Have You Forgotten?

Lyrics and Music by Darryl Worley and Wynn Varble
©2003 DARRYL WORLEY AND WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP.; PITTSBURG LANDING SONGS (APRIL MUSIC-EMI); EMI APRIL MUSIC INC. (EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING).

He Didn’t Have to Be

Lyrics and Music by Kelley Lovelace and Brad Paisley
©1999 LOVE RANCH MUSIC (EMI APRIL MUSIC INC; EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING); SEA GAYLE MUSIC LLC (PLAY FAIRCHILD MUSIC)

He Stopped Loving Her Today

Lyrics and Music by Curly Putman and Bobby Braddock
©1980 SONY/ATV/TREE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Here in the Real World

Lyrics and Music by Alan Jackson and Mark Irwin (Abramson)
©1988 TEN TEN MUSIC GROUP INC.; W B MUSIC CORP / WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.

Hey Cinderella

Lyrics and Music by Suzy Bogguss, Matraca Berg, and Gary Harrison
©1992 WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORPORATION, MARIA BELLE MUSI, PATRICK JOSEPH MUSIC, INC. AUGUST WIND MUSIC, LONGITUDE MUSIC COMPANY, FARMOUS MUSCI COMPANY, LOYAL DUTCHESS MUSIC.

Highway 40 Blues

Lyrics and Music by Larry Cordle
©1979 UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC. (UNIVERSAL MUS. PUB. GROUP)

Holes in the Floor of Heaven

Lyrics and Music by Steve Wariner and Billy Kirsch
©1997 by Red Brazos Music, Inc., Kidjulie Music, Steve Wariner Music Inc; MUSIC OF STAGE THREE; SILVER CHOLLA MUSIC / WAMA INC.; SONGS OF A FAIRCHILD; TENTEX MUSIC LLC (SILVER CHOLLA MUSIC); STEVE WARINER MUSIC

How Do You Get That Lonely?

Lyrics and Music by Rory Feek and Jamie Teachenor
©2003 BLACK IN THE SADDLE SONGS / OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT L.P.; GIANTSLAYER MUSIC (BLACK IN THE SADDLE SONGS / OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT L.P.); BUG MUSIC / MURRAH MUSIC CORPORATION

I Believe

Lyrics and Music by Skip Ewing and Donny Kees
©2002 WRITE ON MUSIC; SONY/ATV ACUFF ROSE MUSIC; SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

I Can’t Make You Love Me

Lyrics and Music by Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin
©1991 ALMO MUSIC CORPORATION; BRIO BLUES MUSIC (SONGS OF EVERGREEN COPYRIGHTS); HAYES STREET MUSIC, INC.; UNIVERSAL MUSIC-MGB SONGS

I Fall to Pieces

Lyrics and Music by Harlan Howard and Hank Cochran
©1960 SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

I Hope You Dance

Lyrics and Music by Tia Sillers and Mark D. Sanders
©2000 SONY/ATV MELODY (CHOICE IS TRAGIC MUSIC); SODA CREEK SONGS (UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION; UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP)

I Love the Way You Love Me

Lyrics and Music by Victoria Shaw and Chuck Cannon
©1991 TASTE AUCTION MUSIC; UNIVERSAL MUSIC/MGB SONGS

I Run to You

Lyrics and Music by Tom Douglas, Charles Kelley, David Wesley Haywood, Hillary Scott
©2008 DWHAYWOOD MUSIC (WARNER-TAMERLANE); RADIOBULLETS PUBLISHING (WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP.); SONY/ATV TREE PUBLISHING; TOMDOUGLASMUSIC (SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING) SHAW ENUFF SONGS (MULTISONGS)

I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool

Lyrics and Music by Dennis Morgan and Kye Fleming
©1980 UNIVERSAL SONGS OF POLYGRAM INT. INC.

It Matters to Me

Lyrics and Music by Mark D. Sanders and Ed Hill
©1995 UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP; W B MUSIC CORP. / WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.; MUSIC HILL MUSIC / UNIVERSAL MUSIC MGB NA LLC); UNIVERSAL MUSIC CAREERS / UNIVERSAL MUSIC MGB NA LLC.

Jackson

Lyrics and Music by Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber
©1963 BEXHILL MUSIC CORP. (WORDS WEST LLC; ERNEST LOEWENWARTER & CO LLP); SONY/ATV TUNES LLC

Jesus Take the Wheel

Lyrics and Music by Hillary Lindsey, Brett James, and Gordie Sampson
©2005 CHRYSALIS ONE MUSIC; PASSING STRANGER MUSIC; MUSIC OF WINDSWEPT; BUG MUSIC INC.; RAYLENE MUSIC; SONGS OF SOUTHSIDE INDEPENDENT MUSIC PUBLISHING (RUMINATING MUSIC; WIXEN MUSIC PUB. INC.); SONY/ATV CROSS KEYS PUBLISHING (SONY/ATV TUNES LLC); STAGE THREE SONGS

Johnny Cash Is Dead and His House Burned Down

Lyrics and Music by Larry Gatlin and John Cash
©2009 SONG OF CASH MUSIC (BUG MUSIC INC.); MIKE CURB MUSIC; A MUTUAL ATTRACTION MUSIC

Letting Go

Lyrics and Music by Doug Crider and Matt Rollings
©1992 byWarner-Tamerlane Publishing Corporation, Zesty Zach’s Music.

Little Rock

Lyrics and Music by Tom Douglas
©1993 TOMDOUGLASMUSIC; SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

Live Like You Were Dying

Lyrics and Music by Craig Wiseman and Tim Nichols
©2003 BIG LOUD SHIRT / BIG LOUD BUCKS; BUG MUSIC; WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP.

Long Black Train

Lyrics and Music by Josh Turner
©2003 DRIVERS ED MUSIC (CROSS KEYS PUBLISHING CO INC.); SONY/ATV CROSS KEYS PUBLISHING (SONY/ATV TUNES LLC)

Long Black Veil

Lyrics and Music by Danny Dill and Marijohn Wilkin
©1959, renewed 1987 UNIVERSAL CEDARWOOD PUBLISHING

Love, Me

Lyrics and Music by Skip Ewing and Max T. Barnes
©1991 W B MUSIC CORP. / WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.; WRITE ON MUSIC (SUSSMAN AND ASSOCIATES); SONY/ATV ACUFF ROSE MUSIC (SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING)

Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys

Lyrics and Music by Ed and Patsy Bruce
©1975 SONY/ATV TREE PUBLISHING (SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING)

Man of Constant Sorrow

Arrangement by Carter Stanley
©1953 by Peer International Corporation

Marie Laveau

Lyrics and Music by Shel Silverstein and Baxter Taylor
©1954 EVIL EYE MUSIC INC. (THE RICHMOND ORGANIZATION)

Maybe It Was Memphis

Lyrics and Music by Michael Anderson
©1984 CADILLAC PINK MUSIC; ATLANTIC MUSIC CORP.; FIRST RELEASE MUSIC PUBLISHING

Mississippi Squirrel Revival

Lyrics and Music by Buddy and Carlene Kalb
©1984 RAY STEVENS MUSIC

Mr. Bojangles

Lyrics and Music by Jerry Jeff Walker
©1968 COTILLION MUSIC INC. (WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.)

Murder on Music Row

Lyrics and Music by Larry Cordle and Larry Shell
©1999 WANDACHORD MUSIC; SHELLPOINT MUSIC; PIER FIVE MUSIC INC.; SONY/ATV TREE PUBLISHING

My List

Lyrics and Music by Rand Bishop and Tim James
©2001 SOCK AND ROLL SONGS (DONALD SEITZ); SONGWRITERS PADDOCK MUSIC (SONG OF WS); WS MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC; WEIGHTLESS CARGO MUSIC (DO WRITE MUSIC LLC)

My Son

Lyrics and Music by Jan Howard
©1968 SONY/ATV TREE PUBLISHING (SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING)

Not That Different

Lyrics and Music by Karen Taylor-Good and Joie Scott
©1995 BUG MUSIC / SPOOFER MUSIC; MS. KAREN TAYLOR-GOOD (W B M MUSIC CORP.)

Old Dogs, Children and Watermelon Wine

Lyrics and Music by Tom T. Hall
©1972 SONY/ATV ACUFF ROSE MUSIC (SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING)

Old Hippie

Lyrics and Music by David Bellamy
©1985 BELLAMY BROTHERS MUSIC

On Angel’s Wings

Lyrics and Music by Karen Taylor-Good and Jason Blume
©2000 K T GOOD MUSIC; W B M MUSIC CORP. (WARNER/CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.) ZOMBA SONGS, INC.

Online

Lyrics and Music by Brad Paisley, Kelley Lovelace, and Chris DuBois
©2007 DIDN’T HAVE TO BE MUSIC (APRIL MUSIC-EMI / EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING); SEA GAYLE MUSIC LLC (PLAY FAIRCHILD MUSIC)

Reuben James

Lyrics and Music by Alex Harvey and Barry Etris
©1969 United Artists Music Co. Inc., as employer for hire of Alex Harvey & Barry Etris

She Thinks I Still Care

Lyrics and Music by Dickey Lee
©1962 renewed 1990 GLAD MUSIC PUBLISHING & RECORDING LP / PAPPY DAILY MUSIC LP; UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC.

Simple Man

Lyrics and Music by Charlie Daniels, John L. Gavin, Taz (William) DiGregorio, and Charles Hayward
©1989 SONGS OF UNIVERSAL INC.; MISS HAZEL MUSIC

Smoky Mountain Rain

Lyrics and Music by Dennis Morgan and Kye Fleming
©1980 Pi-Gem Music; UNIVERSAL SONGS OF POLYGRAM INT INC.

Somebody’s Prayin’

Lyrics and Music by John G. Elliott
©1986 UNIVERSAL MUSIC-MGB SONGS

Something in Red

Lyrics and Music by Angela Kaset
©1990 COBURN MUSIC INC.

Southern Voice

Lyrics and Music by Bob DiPiero and Tom Douglas
©2006 SONY/ATV TREE PUBLISHING; LOVE MONKEY MUSIC; TOMDOUGLASMUSIC; SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

Strawberry Wine

Lyrics and Music by Matraca Berg and Gary Harrison
©1996 GEORGIAN HILLS MUSIC (EMI-LONGITUDE MUSIC); SONGS OF UNIVERSAL INC.

That’s Just About Right

Lyrics and Music by Jeff Black
©1991 WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP.

That’s My Job

Lyrics and Music by Gary Burr
©1980 by Garwin Music, Shenandoah Music; GARWIN MUSIC INC. / IRWIN BAILEY; SONY/ATV CROSS KEYS PUBLISHING; SONY/ATV TUNES LLC; UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION / UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP Used by Permission

The Cape

Lyrics and Music by Guy Clark, Jim Janosky, and Susanna Clark
©1994 EMI APRIL MUSIC INC. (EMI MUSIC PUBLISHING); SUSANNA CLARK MUSIC (BUG HOUSE)/BUG MUSIC INC.

The Dance

Lyrics and Music by Tony Arata
©1987 EMI APRIL MUSIC INC.; MORGANACTIVE SONGS INC.

The Devil Went Down to Georgia

Lyrics and Music by Charlie Daniels, John Thomas Crain, Taz (William) DiGregorio, Fred Laroy Edwards, Charles Hayward, and James Marshall
©1979 SONGS OF UNIVERSAL INC.

The Famous Lefty Flynn’s

Lyrics and Music by Jamie Johnson and Morry Trent
©2010 COUNTRY GENTLEMEN MUSIC (ADMINISTERED BY EVERGREEN); CINDERELLA MAN SONGS

The Good Stuff

Lyrics and Music by Craig Wiseman and Jim Collins
©2002 HOPE N CAL MUSIC / WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP.; KELE CURRIER; BIG LOUD BUCKS; UNIVERSAL MUSIC-MGB SONGS

The Grand Tour

Lyrics and Music by Norro Wilson, George Richey, and Carmol Taylor
©1974 EMI AL GALLICO MUSIC CORP; EMI ALGEE MUSIC CORP.

The Highwayman

Lyrics and Music by Jimmy Webb
©1977 UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC. (UNIVERSAL MUS. PUB. GROUP); SEVENTH SON MUSIC INC. / MUSIC OF WINDSWEPT (BUG MUSIC INC.)

The House That Built Me

Lyrics and Music by Allen Shamblin and Tom Douglas
©2009 BUILT ON ROCK (ALLEN SHAMBLIN); TOMDOUGLASMUSIC; SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

The Most Beautiful Girl

Lyrics and Music by Norro Wilson, Rory Bourke, and Billy Sherrill
©1973 EMI AL GALLICO MUSIC CORP; EMI ALGEE MUSIC CORP. Used by Permission

The River

Lyrics and Music by Victoria Shaw and Garth Brooks
©1991 MAJOR BOB MUSIC; MID-SUMMER MUSIC INC.; UNIVERSAL MUSIC-MGB SONGS

The Song Remembers When

Lyrics and Music by Hugh Prestwood
©1993UNIVERSAL MUSIC CAREERS

The Streak

Lyrics and Music by Ray Stevens
©1974 AHAB MUSIC COMPANY INC.

The Thunder Rolls

Lyrics and Music by Pat Alger and Garth Brooks
©1989 MAJOR BOB MUSIC; UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION / UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP; UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC. (UNIVERSAL MUS. PUB. GROUP)

This One’s for the Girls

Lyrics and Music by Hillary Lindsey, Aimee Mayo, and Chris Lindsey
©2003 ANIMAL FAIR (SONY ATV HARMONY); MONKEY FEET MUSIC; CHRYSALIS ONE MUSIC; SILVERKISS MUSIC / UNIVERSAL MUSIC CAREERS

Time Marches On

Lyrics and Music by Bobby Braddock
©1995 SONY/ATV SONGS, LLC PUBLISHING

Unanswered Prayers

Lyrics and Music by Garth Brooks, Pat Alger, and Larry Bastian
©1990 MAJOR BOB MUSIC; MID-SUMMER MUSIC INC.; UNIVERSAL MUSIC CORPORATION / UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP; UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC.)

Uncle Pen

Lyrics and Music by Bill Monroe
©1951 BILL MONROE MUSIC / MUSIC OF EVERGREEN (EVERGREEN GF COUNTRY MUSIC LLC); UNICHAPPELL MUSIC INC.; WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.)

Walk on Faith

Lyrics and Music by Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin
©1991 ALMO MUSIC CORPORATION; BRIO BLUES MUSIC (SONGS OF EVERGREEN COPYRIGHTS); UNIVERSAL MUSIC-MGB SONGS

Walking Away a Winner

Lyrics and Music by Bob DiPiero and Tom Shapiro
©1992 MIKE CURB MUSIC; SONY/ATV TREE PUBLISHING; MUSIC OF STAGE THREE; WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP.

What A Difference You’ve Made In My Life

Lyrics and Music by Archie Jordan
©1977 renewed 2005 UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC. (UNIVERSAL MUS. PUB. GROUP)

Where’ve You Been?

Lyrics and Music by Jon Vezner and Don Henry
©1988 SONY/ATV CROSS KEYS PUBLISHING; SONY/ATV TUNES LLC.

Wichita Lineman

Lyrics and Music by Jimmy Webb
©1968 renewed 1996 UNIVERSAL POLYGRAM INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING INC. (UNIVERSAL MUS. PUB. GROUP)

Wind Beneath My Wings

Lyrics and Music by Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar
©1983 WARNER HOUSE OF MUSIC / WARNER-TAMERLANE PUBLISHING CORP; WB GOLD MUSIC CORP. / WARNER CHAPPELL MUSIC INC.

You Had Me From Hello

Lyrics and Music by Kenny Chesney and Skip Ewing
©1998 WRITE ON MUSIC (SUSSMAN AND ASSOCIATES); SONY/ATV ACUFF ROSE MUSIC; SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING; ROOTS AND BOOTS MUSIC

You Won’t Ever Be Lonely

Lyrics and Music by Andy Griggs and Brett Jones
©1997 Tier Three Music obo The Music Force, LLC d/b/a Mo Fuzzy Dice Music (ASCAP); SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING

You’re Gonna Miss This

Lyrics and Music by Ashley Gorley and Lee Miller
©2006 MUSIC OF WINDSWEPT (BUG MUSIC INC.); SONGS OF SOUTHSIDE INDEPENDENT MUSIC PUBLISHING (RUMINATING MUSIC; WIXEN MUSIC PUB. INC.); SONGS OF A FAIRCHILD (SEA GAYLE MUSIC LLC); NEW SONGS OF SEA GAYLE (NOAH’S LITTLE BOAT MUSIC)

You’ve Got to Stand for Something

Lyrics and Music by Buddy Brock and Aaron Tippin
©1991 SONY/ATV ACUFF ROSE MUSIC; SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING; TCT ROSE SONGS (BUG MUSIC INC.)

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