Some Girls

Album: Jameson Rodgers (2018)
Charted: 29

Songfacts®:

  • Country singer-songwriter Jameson Rodgers was born and raised in Batesville, Mississippi. His baseball skills earned him a scholarship at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he wrote and performed songs. Rodgers developed a following and moved to Nashville in 2010, where landed a publishing deal with Combustion Music.

    He released his self-titled EP in 2016 after getting his first major placement with Florida Georgia Line's 2016 Dig Your Roots track "Wish You Were on It." Rodgers has since had further songs cut by Florida Georgia Line ("Talk You Out of It"), as well as by Chris Lane ("I Don't Know About You") and Luke Bryan ("Born Here Live Here Die Here").

    "Some Girls" was originally a track on Rodgers' eponymous EP, which he released in 2018. After inking a recording deal with River House Artists/Columbia Nashville, he released this song as his debut single.
  • Hardy, C.J. Solar, and Jake Mitchell wrote this song, which details the way different girls react to a breakup. The three songwriters penned the tune in the mid-2010s before any of them had made names for themselves. Since then they've contributed to hit songs such as Morgan Wallen's "Up Down" (Hardy and Solar) and Luke Bryan's "Born Here Live Here Die Here" (Mitchell and Rodgers).

    "It's one that three of my best buddies wrote back in the day," Rodgers told ABC Audio. "And this was like four or five years ago when none of us had anything going on. You know, you come up with all these other amazing songwriters and become like brothers."
  • Chris Lane and Cole Swindell almost cut the song, but they eventually passed on it. Rodgers then recorded "Some Girls" at least two years after first heard it, and the cut became his first Hot 100 hit under his own name. "You share demos, and this was just a demo that was shared with our buddies," he explained. "And I just always thought it was a hit. Like I would always get in my truck and play it, you know, before anybody liked it or anybody knew about it. And somehow it fell through the cracks, and I got to record it."

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