When they’re not writing the next big hit, they’re hanging out with us.

Meet the many talented songwriters of SongBird Tours.

Statesboro, GA
Gerald Smith
Gerald came to Nashville in 1986 from his hometown of Statesboro, Georgia. A prolific songwriter he penned such #1 songs as, “What Part Of No” for Lorrie Morgan which received a Three Million Air-Play Award from BMI and “Every Second” for Colin Raye and numerous other…
Downingtown, PA
Bill Diluigi
Bill was a veteran of the Philly rock scene . When his band crashed in a blaze of post Y2k glory, it seemed like all roads pointed to Guitar Town. He always had a deep love for all things real and rootsy. After moving to Music…
Cape Coral, FL
Taylor Goyette
Taylor Goyette, a songwriter and aspiring country artist from Cape Coral, Florida, started his career as songwriter when one of his songs was placed in a T.V. show (Making Waves Television). He then, in 2014, made his move to Nashville to further his career in the…
Detroit, MI
Paulina Jayne
Paulina Jayne might be twenty-one years old but can be considered a seasoned music veteran with her impressive list of performances and song writing history. Paulina has been writing with some of Nashville’s biggest songwriters since age 14. With hundreds of original songs in her catalog,…
Tuscon, AZ
Mason Douglas
Mason Douglas has covered a lot of bases of the music business over his 16-year journey in Nashville. Currently in his 7th year as staff writer for the boutique publishing company, Judy Harris Music, he has navigated the jungle of record deals, the grind of national…
Bennington, VT
Carly Rogers
Carly Rogers is a singer and songwriter from Vermont whose songs tell bits and pieces of her own story. She is strongly influenced by Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert. Carly got her start in Nashville, Tennessee at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge and now travels the United States…
Arlington, TX
Gregory Allen
Gregory Allen is a Texas native from Arlington who grew up with a pure love of the song. He is passionate about writing real music that creates an emotional response in every listener. He was raised on everything from country to rock and roll. His influences…
Memphis, TN
Trey Bruce
Emmy Award winning songwriter, Trey Bruce was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee moved to Nashville just in time for the 1990’s country music boom. Trey was a rock drummer so…..what could go wrong? He credits a copy of Springsteen’s “Tunnel Of Love” as the bridge…
Memphis, TN
Grant Vogel
Grant Vogel, born and raised in Memphis, TN, is no stranger to the song-writing craft. He started writing songs and playing in bands at 10 years old and hasn’t looked back since.
Bethany, CT
Marla Morris
Bethany, Connecticut-born singer-songwriter Marla has been writing and performing in Nashville for almost a decade. Since graduating from Belmont University in 2013, Marla has been a full-time recording artist.
Memphis, TN
Tommy Conners
Tony Award-nominated songwriter Tommy Conners started playing gigs in Houston and Beaumont, Texas as a teenager. By the time he began studying agriculture at Sam Houston State University, Tommy was a veteran of beer joints and ballrooms throughout South East Texas. During college he turned to…
Nashville, TN
Paul Jefferson
Combining elements of country, bluegrass, and folk music, singer/songwriter Paul Jefferson writes songs that concentrate on positive examinations of love, whether it be romantic or spiritual. Jefferson’s first taste of success was as a songwriter, co-writing Aaron Tippin’s chart-topper “That’s as Close as I’ll Get to…
Memphis, TN
Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones’ compositions embody the spirit and soul of his hometown, Memphis, TN. He has had songs recorded by artists as diverse as Patti Labelle, Ronnie Milsap, Shelby Lynne, Chris Ledoux, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Charlie Daniels, Deana Carter, Reba McEntire and Peter Cetera.  John Berry’s version…
Stephen Allen Davis
Stephen wrote what would become his first hit song when he was 17 years old. Percy Sledge recorded Stephen’s song “Take Time to Know Her” and it soon went to the top of the charts. Since then Stephen has had over 300 songs recorded, received 18…
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Your Host

One of our friendly and knowledgeable SongBird Hosts will lead your tour, serving as your concierge, your guide, your music history expert and your source for insider Music City stories while you’re with us. This group of working songwriters, entertainers and actors is uniquely qualified to take you behind the songs and into the vibrant creative culture that makes Nashville unlike any other city in the world.

Leave Music City knowing a songwriter.

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