JOE LEATHERS- is a Memphis, Tennessee native and highly accomplished songwriter, having earned numerous ASCAP and BMI awards from 3 Top 10 singles and cuts on several Platinum and Gold certified records. From earning the title track to Kenny Chesney’s Platinum album “Hemingway’s Whiskey” to co-penning Ruston Kelly’s “Trying To Let Her”, the diversity of Joe’s life experiences and musical influences are evident in his songwriting craft. Starting with a fresh, focused musical idea that points toward an impactful hook packed with meaningful emotions drawn from everyday life guides his typical songwriting process. “Ideas are everywhere. I’m always listening to conversations in life or in movies, television, or books, constantly trying to boil down what people are REALLY trying to say, and I try to inject that raw emotion into a song that may inspire someone else the way it inspired me.” Leather’s “swing hard, you might hit it”, approach to life and songwriting has also resulted in notable cuts on Tim McGraw, Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Clay Walker, Craig Morgan, Trace Adkins, Kellie Pickler, and many others.