Write with Our Hit Writers
Nashville singer/songwriter Steve Dean has co-written six number one Billboard hits and has had an incredible career in the Nashville Songwriting Industry.
His hits include…
‘WATCHING YOU,’ RODNEY ADKINS
‘IT TAKES A LITTLE RAIN’ THE OAK RIDGE BOYS
‘SOUTHERN STAR,’ ALABAMA
‘ROUND ABOUT WAY,’ GEORGE STRAIT
‘WALK ON,’ REBA MCENTIRE
‘HEARTS ARENT MADE TO BREAK,’ LEE GREENWOOD
Steve’s songs have been recorded by Sister Hazel, LoCash, Joe Nichols, Dierks Bentley, Lee Ann Womack, Waylon Jennings and many more. Steve has earned eight BMI Songwriter Awards and two BMI Publisher Awards.
A few days after hitchhiking from Detroit to Nashville in 1971. Since then he has had an extraordinary career of writing.
Some of the most famous hits include:
‘RING ON HER FINGER, TIME ON HER HANDS.’ LEE GREENWOOD, REBA MCENTIRE
‘DIXIE ROAD,’ LEE GREENWOOD
‘FEELINGS.’ CONWAY TWITTY AND LORETTA LYNN
‘ANGELS AMONG US,’ ALABAMA, DEMI LOVATO
‘OL RED,’ BLAKE SHELTON, GEORGE JONES, KENNY ROGERS
He has written over 500 songs with veterans, active duty, and Gold Star family members, healing with a song. freedomsingsusa.org
Don loves mentoring and writing with young singers and songwriters, sharing his knowledge and stories of 52 years on Music Row.
Hit Song-Writer/Guitar Player
Rod Janzen has worked for Honkytonkschool for the past ten years.
He has played on the road and worked in studio sessions for artists such as…
Tanya Tucker Miranda Lambert
LeAnn Womack Brad Paisley
And many more…
He also played on the CMA Awards, ACM Awards, Grammy Awards, Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, GMA and others!
Rod helps out new students here at the Honky Tonk School by
WRITING PRODUCING TRAINING PERFORMING
PLAYING LESSONS ARTIST DEVELOPMENT
Working with the stars of tomorrow…