Sunday, February 05, 2012
AccuRadio Song Of The Day-Luke Bryan
Song:Rain Is A Good Thing:
Album:Doin' My Thing
Rain Is A Good Thing was the first number one country music hit for singer songwriter Luke Bryan. It's from his second album Doin' My Thing and he continues to have success with his latest CD Tailgates & Tanlines. He was born Thomas Luther Bryan June 17, 1976 in Leesburg, GA and grew up on his dad's peanut farm near the Alabama border. He became a big country music fan as a child. At age 14, his parents bought him a guitar and he started writing songs and sitting in with local country bands. His plan was to move to Nashville after graduating high school. But his brother died in a car accident and he opted to stay home and attend Georgia Southern University. So he continued to work on the farm and play local clubs. His dad "fired" him from the farm and told him to go to Nashville in 2001. He quickly got a songwriting deal and some of his songs were recorded by others. Capitol Records signed him to a recording deal after spotting him performing in a local club. His 2007 CD I'll Stay Me did well and All My Friends Say reached #5 on the Country Singles chart. Bryan also co-wrote Billy Currington's number one country hit Good Directions. His second CD Doin' My Thing was released Mar. 2009 and was certified Gold. Rain Is A Good Thing was his first number one country hit. Bryan wrote Rain Is A Good Thing with Dallas Davidson. Davidson has had success as a songwriter and released his own CD in 2010. Since Bryan grew up on a farm, he can certainly identify with the song. Bryan's second number one single was Someone Else Is Calling You Baby. This continued with his latest CD Tailgates & Tanlines and his third number one hit I Don't Want This Night To End. That one crossed over to the pop top 30. Luke Bryan is married and has two sons. He writes most of his own songs so he has a good shot at a long career. Here's the video for Rain Is A Good Thing by Luke Bryan.