Jason Aldean explained this song's meaning: "'Ain't No Easy Way' is about that moment when, after trying desperately to save a relationship, it finally just hits you: You have to end it. The writing is clearly on the wall — you know what you have to do — but there's truly never an easy way to do it," he said. "There's a line in that song that says, 'Life is hard, but love is harder,' which pretty much sums it up."
Kid Rock's "All Summer Long" is a mashup of "Werewolves Of London" and "Sweet Home Alabama." The album it came from was released in October, 2007, but they held off until summer, 2008 for a more seasonable release.
Stephens Stills played timbales on the Bee Gees hit, "You Should Be Dancing." He was in the next door studio laying down a Crosby, Stills and Nash album and could hear Saturday Night Fever being recorded. Stills recognized its potential to be a monster hit and he wanted to contribute.
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.