Manage episode 337401701 series 3301003
Greylan James is a hit songwriter and artist best known for co-writing Kenny Chesney's "Happy Does" and Chris Young's "If That Ain't God". Greylan joins Country Music Made Me to discuss his early infatuations with Kenny Chesney, his love of music that began after receiving his first guitar from his Grandpa when he was 5, and how quickly his pursuit of a musical career began after getting his first electric guitar when he was 10. Greylan and Brendan talk about his journey from local musician in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee to a songwriter in Nashville working with legendary writer Bob Dipiero, his struggle to find his place as a songwriter in Music City, and how things changed once everything began to click within his writing. Greylan explains how his life changed after Kenny Chesney recorded his song "Happy Does", the confidence he found within his songwriting to chase an artist career, and what it's like to finally release his debut EP "I Hope She Hears These".
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