South of You

Album: Clancy's Tavern (2011)
  • Toby Keith wrote this with the singer-songwriter Eddy Raven, who was one of his heroes during his youth. Amongst their previous collaborations was the 2008 track "Cabo San Lucas."
  • Keith recalled the story of this song: "Eddy has come out here several times on the road and written several songs with me. We've had a lot of fun and written some really, really good songs. 'South of You' was an idea that he had about getting on a boat and not knowing where I'm gonna' end up but it'll be 'somewhere south of you.' I jumped in the middle of it with him and we started saying: there's a lot of places I could go but eventually we end up living with peace of mind 'somewhere south of you.'"


Be the first to comment...

Jethro TullFact or Fiction

Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.

Adam Young of Owl CitySongwriter Interviews

Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.

Emmylou HarrisSongwriter Interviews

She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting.

We Will Rock You (To Sleep): Pop Stars Who Recorded Kids' AlbumsSong Writing

With the rise of Kindie rock, more musicians are embracing their inner child with tunes for tots - here, we look at pop stars who recorded kids' albums.

Stephen Christian of AnberlinSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.

When Rock Belonged To MichelobSong Writing

Michelob commercials generated hits for Eric Clapton, Genesis and Steve Winwood in the '80s, even as some of these rockers were fighting alcoholism.