Rimes wrote with this song with her former husband, the dancer Dean Sheremet. The couple split in 2009, after it was revealed that Rimes was having an affair with the actor Eddie Cibrian. The Country star revealed during an appearance on Chelsea Handler's talk show Chelsea Lately that she specifically chose this songs written with Sheremet during their relationship to be included on Spitfire. She said: "I did write a song with my ex-husband - that was, like, seven and a half years ago... It just kind of fit the story of the record. It was actually supposed to be on a different record before and we pulled it off, and then it just worked for this record. I didn't have to, like, approve it or anything. I think he approves."
The lyrics for Lesley Gore's "It's My Party" were based on actual events relating to his daughter Judy's sweet 16 party. The teenager threw a tantrum and burst into tears when her mum and dad insisted that her grandparents had to be invited.
His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."