Jaren Johnston has written a number of hits for other artists, all while writing and performing with country-rock trio The Cadillac Three. They include #1 singles for Jake Owen
", "American Country Love Song
"), Billy Currington ("Don't It
"), Keith Urban ("You Gonna Fly
", "Raise 'Em Up
") and Frankie Ballard ("Sunshine & Whiskey
"'Legacy" is a song I am super proud of," Johnston told American Songwriter
. "In the past, I've given away songs of this caliber because I didn't feel our band was ready to take on that role. Or maybe I wasn't ready to sing those types of lyrics. I think our band is ready, and I am there now. This is the perfect song for where we all are in our lives."