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Story Behind The Song – CountryWeekly.com

Ten years ago, Brad Paisley won a performance spot in a student concert while attending Nashville’s Belmont University. The stakes were high as Music Row record executives were going to be in the audience, and Brad wanted a lighter-hearted song to balance his repertoire of sad ballads. I knew we needed to add something upbeat,” says Brad, “so the audience wouldn’t kill themselves!” Fellow student Frank Rogers, who went on to produce Brad’s albums, agreed. “I told Brad, ‘These are great songs, but we’re going to put everyone to sleep!'” recalls Frank. “Let’s write something that will make them laugh.”
The song they wrote became one of Paisely’s biggest hits.