In celebration of Rory Feek‘s 53rd birthday on April 25th, let’s take a look at some of his accomplishments as a songwriter. After serving in the Marine Corps, the Kansas native relocated to Nashville in 1995 and signed to a publishing contract. After writing for multiple country artists, Feek earned his first number one as a songwriter when Blake Shelton topped the country charts with “Some Beach” in 2004.
Notable Singles Co-Written by Rory Feek
Catherine Britt – “The Upside of Being Down”
Tracy Byrd – “The Truth About Men”
Easton Corbin – “A Little More Country Than That”
Joey + Rory – “Cheater, Cheater”, “Play the Song”, “To Say Goodbye”, “This Song’s for You”, “That’s Important to Me”
Blaine Larsen – “How Do You Get That Lonely”, “The Best Man”
The Oak Ridge Boys – “It’s Hard to Be Cool (In a Minivan)”
Collin Raye – “Someone You Used to Know”
Crystal Shawanda – “You Can Let Go”
Clay Walker – “The Chain of Love”
Jimmy Wayne – “I Will”
Mark Wills – “Rich Man”
Blake Shelton – “Some Beach”
As fans well know, Rory and his wife Joey became country music duo Joey + Rory in 2008. The couple placed third on the CMT talent show Can You Duet. After losing Joey to cervical cancer in March 2016, Rory recently returned to the stage for a series of “extraordinary, ordinary evenings with Rory Feek,” held in the barn concert hall on the family’s farm an hour south of Nashville, Tennessee. The series kicked off on April 13th and will run through the rest of the year. The country star’s Once Upon A Farm: Lessons on Growing Love, Life, and Hope on a New Frontier book is also scheduled to be released to the public on June 19th.
Remaining Rory Feek Concert Dates
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