Gene Watson Peer’s Quote from Aimee Mayo: March 2021

Gene Watson’s Peers within the country music industry believe in the sheer talent of this unassuming man from east Texas, so much so that Gene is regarded by many of them as ‘the singer’s singer’ – and rightly so!

All of Gene Watson’s Peers, who were contacted during 2021, were most gracious with their time and words.

It is here, within this special part of The Gene Watson Fan Site, that you have an opportunity to read a quote from Aimee Mayo, which she submitted to this site on Wednesday 10 March 2021.

Sean Brady would like to take this opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to Aimee Mayo, who made a special contribution to this unique part of this online ‘celebration of a Lone Star Hero’.

Aimee Mayo



Aimee Mayo
This quote was submitted on Wednesday 10 March 2021.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v=nqGi2OL5m00

‘I didn’t really know Gene, but the one thing I’ve always remembered about him is he recorded a song of my Dad’s – Danny ‘Bear’ Mayo (Monday 2 October 1950 – Saturday 2 October 1999) – called ‘Change Her Mind‘, which he co-wrote with Paul Nelson and Larry Boone, and of the dozens of songs my Dad had recorded, that was his favourite.

Gene Watson: 'The Good Ole Days' (Step One Records, 1996)

I guess my quote would be something like ‘Gene Watson has one of the most emotional and real voices in country music.

It just sounds like truth’

Thank you, Aimee Mayo, for your support of Gene Watson.

About Aimee Mayo…

Aimee Mayo

Aimee Mayo is a Grammy-nominated songwriter and author.

Aimee Mayo’s songs have spent twenty-six weeks in the No.1 position on the Billboard charts, and albums featuring her songs have sold over 155 million units worldwide.

Aimee Mayo is primarily known for writing hits for a number of country music artists, including Lonestar, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Billy Currington and Kellie Pickler.

Aimee Mayo is one of the few females to receive both BMI’s ‘Country Song of The Year’ and ‘Songwriter of The Year’ awards, putting her in the rare company of Dolly Parton and Taylor Swift.

Aimee Mayo was also a judge on the CMT series, ‘Can You Duet’.

'Talking To The Sky', Aimee Mayo's first book, which was almost fifteen years in the making, was published on Friday 27 November 2020

Talking To The Sky‘ is Aimee Mayo’s first book, which was almost fifteen years in the making, was published on Friday 27 November 2020.

Aimee Mayo

Aimee Mayo was born on Tuesday 28 September 1971 and grew up in Gadsden, Alabama.

According to her mother, Aimee Mayo always had a notebook with her and was constantly writing poetry.  Her mother encouraged her to ‘shoot for the top’ and she was signed as a songwriter with BMG while she was still a teenager.  It was there that she met her husband, Chris Lindsey, a fellow songwriter.  Aimee Mayo and Chris have three children and live in Nashville.

As a teen, Aimee Mayo was surrounded by music.  Her father, Danny ‘Bear’ Mayo (Monday 2 October 1950 – Saturday 2 October 1999), wrote hit singles for a number of country music artists.  Her brother, Cory Mayo, wrote ‘You’ll Be There’, which was a hit single for George Strait in 2005, reaching No.4.

As of 2008, Aimee Mayo’s songs have spent twenty-five weeks in the No.1 spot on the Billboard charts, and albums featuring her songs have sold over 135 million units worldwide.

In 2000, Aimee Mayo was named BMI ‘Songwriter of The Year’.  ‘Amazed’, which was recorded by Lonestar in 1999, is Aimee Mayo’s most popular song to date.

In 2004, Lonestar’s recording of ‘Amazed’ garnered a 5 Millionaire award from BMI, vaulting it into the Top 125 songs in the BMI catalog out of 6.5 million works.  ‘Amazed’ also won the Academy of Country Music (ACM) ‘Song of The Year’, BMI ‘Song of The Year’, NSAI ‘Song of The Year’, and was nominated for a Grammy.  ‘Amazed’ crossed over to the pop charts and spent two weeks at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it the first country song to accomplish such a feat since Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers (Sunday 21 August 1938 – Friday 20 March 2020) with their 1983 song, ‘Islands In The Stream’.

Aimee Mayo’s song, ‘This One’s For The Girls’, which was recorded by Martina McBride, stayed at No.1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary Chart for eleven weeks, in addition to reaching No.3 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart; the song also went on to be a theme song for the morning show, ‘The View’.

Aimee Mayo has received over a dozen BMI Country awards, along with BMI Pop Awards for ‘Amazed’ and ‘This One’s For The Girls’.

Aimee Mayo co-wrote the song, ‘Wheel of The World’, with husband Chris Lindsey and close friend and collaborator Hillary Lindsey, which was included on Carrie Underwood’s second album, ‘Carnival Ride’ (Arista Nashville Records / 19 Entertainment, 2007).  The title, ‘Carnival Ride’, was chosen by Carrie Underwood from the lyrics of ‘Wheel of The World’.

Aimee Mayo was a judge on the CMT television series, ‘Can You Duet’.

Aimee Mayo

Aimee Mayo is an extraordinary songwriter within the genre of country music, as evidenced by this discography selection:

Mark Chesnutt: 'Wings' (Decca Records, 1995)

Mark Chesnutt recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Strangers’ (co-written with Roger Springer and Mark Chesnutt) and included the track on ‘Wings’ (Decca Records, 1995).

Mark Wills: 'Mark Wills' (Mercury Nashville Records, 1996)

Mark Wills recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Places I’ve Never Been’ (co-written with Tony Martin and Reese Wilson) and included the track on ‘Mark Wills’ (Mercury Nashville Records, 1996); the track reached No.5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart in 1997.

Sara Evans: 'Three Chords & The Truth' (RCA Nashville Records, 1997)

Sara Evans recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Three Chords & The Truth’ (co-written with Sara Evans and Ron Harbin) and included the track on ‘Three Chords & The Truth’ (RCA Nashville Records, 1997); the track reached No.44 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart in 1997.

Faith Hill: 'Faith' (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 1998)

Faith Hill recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Me’ (co-written with Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Faith’ (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 1998).

Rhett Akins recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘More Than Everything’ (co-written with Marv Green) and included the track on ‘What Livin’s All About’ (MCA Nashville Records, 1998); the track reached No.41 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart in 1997.

Deana Carter: 'Everything's Gonna Be Alright' (Capitol Nashville Records, 1998)

Deana Carter recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Make Up Your Mind’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Everything’s Gonna Be Alright’ (Capitol Nashville Records, 1998).

Mila Mason:'The Strong One' (Atlantic Records, 1998)

Mila Mason recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Closer To Heaven’ (co-written with Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘The Strong One’ (Atlantic Records, 1998); the track reached No.31 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 1998.

Mark Chesnutt: 'I Don't Want To Miss A Thing' (Decca Records, 1999)

Mark Chesnutt recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I’ll Get You back’ (co-written with Ron Harbin and Dusty Drake) and included the track on ‘I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing’ (Decca Records, 1999).

Tim McGraw: 'A Place In The Sun' (Curb Records, 1999)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘My Best Friend’ (co-written with Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘A Place In The Sun’ (Curb Records, 1999); the track was No.1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart in 1999.

Tim McGraw: 'A Place In The Sun' (Curb Records, 1999)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Seventeen’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘A Place In The Sun’ (Curb Records, 1999).

Kenny Chesney: 'Everywhere We Go' (BNA Records, 1999)

Kenny Chesney recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘California’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘Everywhere We Go’ (BNA Records, 1999).

Trace Adkins: 'More...' (Capitol Nashville Records, 1999)

Trace Adkins recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Can I Want Your Love’ (co-written with Jive Jones and Stephony Smith) and included the track on ‘More…’ (Capitol Nashville Records, 1999).

Mindy McCready: 'I'm Not So Tough' (BNA Records, 1999)

Mindy McCready (Sunday 30 November 1975 – Sunday 17 February 2013) recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Thunder & Roses’ (co-written with Marv Green and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘I’m Not So Tough’ (BNA Records, 1999).

Mindy McCready: 'I'm Not So Tough' (BNA Records, 1999)

Mindy McCready (Sunday 30 November 1975 – Sunday 17 February 2013) recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Over & Over’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘I’m Not So Tough’ (BNA Records, 1999).

Mindy McCready: 'I'm Not So Tough' (BNA Records, 1999)

Mindy McCready (Sunday 30 November 1975 – Sunday 17 February 2013) recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Take Me Apart’ (co-written with Marv Green and Fiona Kernaghan) and included the track on ‘I’m Not So Tough’ (BNA Records, 1999).

Lonestar : 'Lonely Grill' (BNA Records, 1999)

Lonestar recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Amazed’ (co-written with Marv Green and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Lonely Grill’ (BNA Records, 1999); the track was No.1 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart for eight weeks in 2000, and reached No.24 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop music singles chart in 2000.

Faith Hill: 'Breathe' (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 1999)
Tim McGraw: 'Greatest Hits' (Curb Records, 2000)

Faith Hill recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Let’s Make Love’ (co-written with Marv Green, Chris Lindsey and Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘Breathe’ (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 1999); the track, which was duet with Tim McGraw, reached No.6 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2000, and was subsequently included on Tim McGraw’s ‘Greatest Hits’ (Curb Records, 2000).

Faith Hill: 'Breathe' (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 1999)

Faith Hill recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘There Will Come A Day’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘Breathe’ (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 1999).

Jim Lauderdale: 'Onward Through It All' (BNA Records, 1999)

Jim Lauderdale recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I Already Loved You’ (co-written with Jim Lauderdale) and included the track on ‘Onward Through It All’ (BNA Records, 1999).

Jim Lauderdale: 'Onward Through It All' (BNA Records, 1999)

Jim Lauderdale recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Understanding Everything’ (co-written with Jim Lauderdale) and included the track on ‘Onward Through It All’ (BNA Records, 1999).

Chely Wright: 'Single White Female' (MC Nashville Records, 1999)

Chely Wright recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Unknown’ (co-written with Gary Burr) and included the track on ‘Single White Female’ (MC Nashville Records, 1999).

Joe Diffie: 'A Night To Remember' (Epic Records, 1999)

Joe Diffie (Sunday 28 December 1958 – Sunday 29 March 2020) recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘It’s Always Somethin’ (co-written with Marv Green) and included the track on ‘A Night To Remember’ (Epic Records, 1999); the track reached No.5 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks Chart in 2000.

Sara Evans: 'Born To Fly' (RCA Nashville Records, 2000)

Sara Evans recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘You Don’t’ (co-written with Sara Evans and Ron Harbin) and included the track on ‘Born To Fly’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2000).

Chris Cagle recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Are You Ever Gonna Love Me’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Marv Green) and included track on ‘Play It Loud’ (Virgin Nashville Records / Capitol Nashville Records, 2000).

Jo Dee Messina: 'Burn' (Curb Records, 2000)

Jo Dee Messina recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Closer’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Burn’ (Curb Records, 2000).

Tim McGraw: 'Set This Circus Down' (Curb Records, 2001)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Things Change’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Bill Luther and Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Set This Circus Down’ (Curb Records, 2001).

Tim McGraw: 'Set This Circus Down' (Curb Records, 2001)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Smilin’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Bill Luther and Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Set This Circus Down’ (Curb Records, 2001).

Tim McGraw: 'Set This Circus Down' (Curb Records, 2001)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Let Me Love You’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Bill Luther and Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Set This Circus Down’ (Curb Records, 2001).

Pam Tillis: 'Thunder & Roses' (Arista Nashville Records, 2001)

Pam Tillis recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Thunder & Roses’ (co-written with Marv Green and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Thunder & Roses’ (Arista Nashville Records, 2001).

Jessica Andrews recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Karma’ (co-written with Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Who I Am’ (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2001); the track reached No.42 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2002.

Faith Hill: 'Cry' (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 2002)

Faith Hill recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘You’re Still Here’ (co-written with Matraca Berg) and included the track on ‘Cry’ (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 2002); the track reached No.28 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2003.

Faith Hill: 'Cry' (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 2002)

Faith Hill recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Beautiful’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Shaye Smith) and included the track on ‘Cry’ (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 2002).

Martina McBride: 'Martina' (RCA Nashville Records, 2003)

Martina McBride recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘This One’s For The Girls’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Hillary Lee Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Martina’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2003); the track reached No.3 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2003, and No.1 (as a remixed version) on the Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Chart in 2003.

Sara Evans: 'Restless' (RCA Nashville Records, 2003)

Sara Evans recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Backseat of A Greyhound Bus’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lee Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Restless’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2003); the track reached No.16 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2003.

Mark Wills: 'And The Crowd Goes Wild' (Mercury Nashville Records, 2003)

Mark Wills recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I Just Close My Eyes’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘And The Crowd Goes Wild’ (Mercury Nashville Records, 2003); this album also included ‘Married In Mexico’, which was written by Trey Bruce and Cory Mayo.

Jimmy Wayne: 'Jimmy Wayne' (DreamWorks Records, 2003)

Jimmy Wayne recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Are You Ever Gonna Love Me’ (co-written with Marv Green and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Jimmy Wayne’ (DreamWorks Records, 2003).

Jimmy Wayne: 'Jimmy Wayne' (DreamWorks Records, 2003)

Jimmy Wayne recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Trespassin’ (co-written with Bill Luther and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Jimmy Wayne’ (DreamWorks Records, 2003).

Jimmy Wayne: 'Jimmy Wayne' (DreamWorks Records, 2003)

Jimmy Wayne recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘You Are’ (co-written with Jimmy Wayne, Marv Green and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Jimmy Wayne’ (DreamWorks Records, 2003); the track reached No.18 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2004.

Deana Carter: 'I'm Just A Girl' (Arista Records, 2003)

Deana Carter recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Liar’ (co-written with Deana Carter and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘I’m Just A Girl’ (Arista Records, 2003).

Jessica Andrews: 'Now' (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003)

Jessica Andrews recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I Wish For You’ (co-written with Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Now’ (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003).

Jessica Andrews: 'Now' (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003)

Jessica Andrews recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Never Be Forgotten’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Now’ (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003).

Jessica Andrews: 'Now' (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003)

Jessica Andrews recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Sunshine & Love’ (co-written with Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Now’ (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003).

Jessica Andrews: 'Now' (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003)

Jessica Andrews recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Now’ (co-written with Marv Green and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Now’ (DreamWorks Nashville Records, 2003).

Lorrie Morgan recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Rocks’ (co-written with Marv Green and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Show Me How’ (Image Entertainment, 2004).

Carolyn Dawn Johnson: 'Dress Rehearsal' (Arista Nashville Records, 2004)

Carolyn Dawn Johnson recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Simple Life’ (co-written with Troy Verges, Chris Lindsey and Hillary Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Dress Rehearsal’ (Arista Nashville Records, 2004); the track reached No.13 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2004, and No.73 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop music singles chart in 2004.

Rachel Proctor recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Where I Belong’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Where I Belong’ (BNA Records, 2004); the track reached No.37 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2004.

Tim McGraw: 'Live Like You Were Dying' (Curb Records, 2004)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Drugs Or Jesus’ (co-written with Brett James, Chris Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Live Like You Were Dying’ (Curb Records, 2004); the track reached No.14 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2005.

Lonestar: 'Coming Home' (BNA Records, 2005)

Lonestar recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I Am A Man’ (co-written with Thomas Stevenson Douglas and Rivers Rutherford) and included the track on ‘Coming Home’ (BNA Records, 2005).

Sara Evans: 'Real Fine Place' (RCA Nashville Records, 2005)

Sara Evans recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘The Secrets That We Keep’ (co-written with Sara Evans and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Real Fine Place’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2005).

Kenny Chesney: 'The Road & The Radio' (BNA Records, 2005)

Kenny Chesney recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Who You’d Be Today’ (co-written with Bill Luther) and included the track on ‘The Road & The Radio’ (BNA Records, 2005); the track reached No.2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2005.

Aaron Lines recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Lovers On The Run’ (co-written with Aaron Lines, Chris Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Waitin’ On The Wonderful’ (Sony BMG Canada, 2005).

Aaron Lines recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I Wanna Be That Man’ (co-written with Aaron Lines, Chris Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Waitin’ On The Wonderful’ (Sony BMG Canada, 2005).

Erika Jo recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Who You Are’ (co-written with Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Erika Jo’ (Universal South Records, 2005).

Julie Roberts: 'Men & Mascara' (Mercury Nashville Records, 2006)

Julie Roberts recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Men & Mascara’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lindsey and Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Men & Mascara’ (Mercury Nashville Records, 2006); the track was released as single in 2006, but it did not chart.

Trace Adkins: 'Dangerous Man' (Capitol Nashville Records, 2006)

Trace Adkins recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Words Get In The Way’ (co-written with Troy Verges and Gordie Sampson) and included the track on ‘Dangerous Man’ (Capitol Nashville Records, 2006).

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Red High Heels’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler, Chris Lindsey and Karyn Rochelle) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006); the track reached No.15 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2006.

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I Wonder’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler, Chris Lindsey and Karyn Rochelle) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006); the track reached No.15 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2007.

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006); the track reached No.14 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2009.

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Small Town Girl’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006).

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Wild Ponies’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Karyn Rochelle) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006).

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Girls Like Me’ (co-written with Marv Green, Chris Lindsey and Hillary Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006).

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘One of The Guys’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler, Chris Lindsey and Karyn Rochelle) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006).

Kellie Pickler: 'Small Town Girl' (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘My Angel’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Small Town Girl’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2006).

Martina McBride: 'Wake Up Laughing' (RCA Nashville Records, 2007)

Martina McBride recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘How I Feel’ (co-written with Brad Warren, Brett Warren, Martina McBride and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Wake Up Laughing’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2007); the track reached No.15 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2007.

Martina McBride: 'Wake Up Laughing' (RCA Nashville Records, 2007)

Martina McBride recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Cry, Cry (‘Til The Sun Shines)’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lee Lindsey and Marv Green) and included the track on ‘Wake Up Laughing’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2007).

Aaron Lines recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Let’s Get Drunk & Fight’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Troy Verges and Aaron Lines) and included the track on ‘Moments That Matter’ (Outside The Lines Inc., 2007).

Aaron Lines recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Nothin’ Like You’ (co-written with Aaron Lines, Chris Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Moments That Matter’ (Outside The Lines Inc., 2007).

Sara Evans: 'Greatest Hits' (RCA Nashville Records, 2007)

Sara Evans recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Love You With All My Heart’ (co-written with Sara Evans and John Shanks) and included the track on ‘Greatest Hits’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2007).

Sara Evans: 'Greatest Hits' (RCA Nashville Records, 2007)

Sara Evans recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Pray For You’ (co-written with Sara Evans and John Shanks) and included the track on ‘Greatest Hits’ (RCA Nashville Records, 2007).

Joe Nichols: 'Real Things' (Universal South Records, 2007)

Joe Nichols recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Let’s Get Drunk & Fight’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Troy Verges and Aaron Lines) and included the track on ‘Real Things’ (Universal South Records, 2007).

Carrie Underwood: 'Carnival Ride' (Arista Nashville Records / 19 Entertainment, 2007)

Carrie Underwood recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Wheel of The World’ (co-written with Hillary Lindsey and Chris Lindley) and included the track on ‘Carnival Ride’ (Arista Nashville Records / 19 Entertainment, 2007).

Brad Paisley: '5th Gear' (Arista Nashville Records, 2007)

Brad Paisley recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Oh Love’ (co-written with Hillary Lindley and Gordie Sampson) and included the track on ‘5th Gear’ (Arista Nashville Records, 2007); the track was a duet with Carrie Underwood.

Faith Hill recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Red Umbrella’ (co-written with Chris Lindley, Brett Warren and Brad Warren) and included the track on ‘The Hits’ (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 2007); the track reached No.28 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2007.

Billy Currington: 'Icon' (Mercury Nashville Records, 2011)

On Tuesday 25 June 2007, Billy Currington saw the release of ‘Tangled Up’ (written by Aimee Mayo, Billy Currington and Chris Lindley), a non-album single, which reached No.30 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2007, and was subsequently included on ‘Icon’ (Mercury Nashville Records, 2011).

Heidi Newfield recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Cry, Cry (‘Til The Sun Shines)’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Hillary Lee Lindsey and Marv Green) and included the track on ‘What Am I Waiting For’ (Curb Records, 2008); the track reached No.29 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2008.

Tim McGraw: 'Let It Go' (Curb Records, 2008)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Let It Go’ (co-written with Bill Luther and Tom Douglas) and included the track on ‘Let It Go’ (Curb Records, 2008); the track reached No.2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2008.

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Don’t You Know You’re Beautiful’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Karyn Rochelle) and included the track on ‘Kellie Pickler’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2008).

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Kellie Pickler’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2008).

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘One Last Time’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler, Kyle Jacobs and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Kellie Pickler’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2008).

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Somebody To Love Me’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Kellie Pickler’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2008).

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Going Out In Style’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler, Kyle Jacobs and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Kellie Pickler’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2008).

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Happy’ (co-written with Kellie Pickler, Kyle Jacobs, Josh Kear, Chris Lindsey, Troy Verges, Karyn Rochelle, Hillary and Chris Tompkins) and included the track on the iTunes Deluxe Edition of ‘Kellie Pickler’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2008).

Mark Wills: 'Familiar Stranger' (Tenacity Records, 2008)

Mark Wills recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Days of Thunder’ (co-written with Brett James) and included the track on ‘Familiar Stranger’ (Tenacity Records, 2008); the track reached No.50 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2007.

Mark Wills: 'Familiar Stranger' (Tenacity Records, 2008)

Mark Wills recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Panama City’ (co-written with Rivers Rutherford and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Familiar Stranger’ (Tenacity Records, 2008).

Sara Evans: 'Playlist: The Very Best of Sara Evans' (Legacy Recordings / RCA Nashville Records, 2013)

In 2009, Sara Evans recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Feels Just Like A Love Song’ (co-written with Nathan Chapman, Sara Evans and Chris Lindley); the track, which was subsequently included on ‘Playlist: The Very Best of Sara Evans’ (Legacy Recordings / RCA Nashville Records, 2013), reached No.59 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2009.

Tim McGraw: 'Southern Voice' (Curb Records, 2009)

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Good Girls’ (co-written with Chris Lindley, Brad Warren and Brett Warren) and included the track on ‘Southern Voice’ (Curb Records, 2009).

Caitlin & Will (Caitlin Lynn & Will Snyder) recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Dark Horse’ (co-written with Caitlin Lynn, Will Snider and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Caitlin & Will EP’ (Columbia Nashville Records, 2009).

Caitlin & Will (Caitlin Lynn & Will Snyder) recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Address In The Stars’ (co-written with Caitlin Lynn, Chris Lindsey and Hillary Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Caitlin & Will EP’ (Columbia Nashville Records, 2009).

David Nail recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Strangers On A Train’ (co-written with Scooter Carusoe) and included the track on ‘I’m About To Come Alive’ (MCA Nashville Records, 2009); the track was a duet with Miranda Lambert.

Easton Corbin: 'Easton Corbin' (Mercury Nashville Records, 2010)

Easton Corbin recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Someday When I’m Old’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Easton Corbin’ (Mercury Nashville Records, 2010).

Casey James recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Miss Your Fire’ (co-written with Casey James and Chris Lindsey) and included the track on ‘Casey James’ (BNA Records / 19 Entertainment, 2012).

Kellie Pickler: 'The Woman I Am' (Black River Entertainment, 2013)

Kellie Pickler recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘I Forgive You’ (co-written with Hillary Lindsey and Michael James Ryan Busbee) and included the track on ‘The Woman I Am’ (Black River Entertainment, 2013).

Danielle Bradbery recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Wild Boy’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Caitlin Smith and Troy Verges) and included the track on ‘Danielle Bradbery’ (Big Machine Records, 2013).

Billy Currington recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Nowhere Town’ (co-written with Chris Lindley and Josh Osborne) and included the track on ‘Summer Forever’ (Mercury Nashville Records, 2015).

Blake Shelton recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Every Time I Hear That Song’ (co-written with Chris Lindsey, Brad Warren and Brett Warren) and included the track on ‘If I’m Honest’ (Warner Bros. Nashville Records, 2016); the track reached No.8 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2017.

Kenny Chesney recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Bar At The End of The World’ (co-written with John Thomas ‘J.T.’ Harding and David Lee Murphy) and included the track on ‘Cosmic Hallelujah’ (BNA Records, 2016); the track reached No.17 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart in 2017.

Tim McGraw recorded Aimee Mayo’s ‘Doggone’ (co-written with Jaren Johnston, Tom Douglas and Claire Douglas) and included the track on ‘Here On Earth’ (Big Machine Records, 2020).

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