Each day during the week Bobby Bones of The Bobby Bones Show chooses a "Song Of The Day" in country music. The week of July 13th brings Jake Owen, Keith Urban, Eric Church, Dan + Shay and Brandon Ray.
Check out the songs below and their stories.
Jake Owen "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)"
With this song, Jake Owen brings back the most golden of memories. It's all about a warm-weather romance set to one of rock & roll's essential songs John Mellencamp's "Jack & Diane." Owen paid homage to the hit and also received Mellencamp's blessing to do so. Owen said the more he listened to the song, the more it related to his own life growing up.
Keith Urban ft. Julia Michaels "Coming Home"
Keith Urban was eager to write a song around the intro of one of his favorite Haggard songs 'Mama Tried.' While working on the song with J.R. Rotem and Julia Michaels, they put the pieces together to form the perfect homesick song. Urban made sure to get the stamp of approval from Theresa Haggard and Ben Haggard for the hit and they loved it.
Eric Church "Desperate Man"
It's been almost 3 years since Eric Church released new music. On July 13th, 2018 Church released his new single "Desperate Man" and also the title off his upcoming new album to be released in October 2018. The song was co-written with Church and Ray Wylie Hubbard plus produced by his longtime producer Jay Joyce.
Dan + Shay "Tequila"
After long-awaited new music, Dan + Shay released "Tequila" as the single for their self-titled album. The song quickly caught on, even staying at #1 on the country music charts for two weeks - a rarity today. The song has not only made crowds singalong and break the charts but is the perfect song for the love that you can't stop thinking about after losing them.
Brandon Ray "Bring Your Love Back"
Brandon Ray's latest single "Bring Your Love Back" is on the list of Summer 2018 must have for jam sessions. Writing the wrong with Kelly Archer and Nathan Spicer, Ray wanted to do something different. After seeing crowd reactions to the song, he knew it had to be his next single release.