Heroes Behind the Hits
They’ve told their stories through song. And tell their stories behind the songs. Their lyrics were made famous by legendary performers, up-and-comers and sometimes by themselves. These are the people that wrote your favorite song. Taped before a live audience at various Nashville venues, the series presents songwriters of all genres during an informal in-the-round showcase - performing their hits, revealing their influences, and sharing their personal stories of writing, recording and living in Music City. Shows feature songwriters that have included Tim Nichols (Live Like You Were Dying), Lyle Lovett (Cowboy Man), Nanci Griffith (One of These Days), Jim Lauderdale (She's Looking at Me), Pam Tillis (My Crazy Life), Tommy Sims (Change the World), Brett James (Jesus Take the Wheel), Gary Nicholson (One More Last Chance), Rodney Crowell (After All This Time), Craig Wiseman (The Good Stuff) and countless others.