The guys in Rascal Flatts remember the time they first heard their debut single ‘Prayin’ for Daylight’ on the radio. It was during a ‘Smash or Trash’ radio call-in feature. So … what was the verdict?
The song, Nail recalled, was “Memphis,” and he was driving through that very city at the time. “I had three or four family members that live in the Memphis area call me immediately.”
“I heard the first few licks of the song and I didn’t know how it would affect me. I’m not always super emotional. When I heard the first part of the song I just started bawling my eyes out.”
“There’s something magical about somebody else endorsing your music that way, believing in you like that.”
“That’s the most mind-blowing thing in the world to me. You can go out there and have a song that can touch somebody like that on the radio. That’s really cool and to be able to hear it for the first time was a special moment.”
In this installment of Radio Feedback, Shawna and Keifer Thompson share a funny story about the first time they heard their song “We Fight” on the radio.
Bryan was driving back to Nashville from his hometown of Montgomery, Alabama in 2007 when he heard his song on the radio for the first time. He admits since then, country radio has changed, but it’s all for the better.
Radio Feedback: Jason Aldean Drove Around The Parking Lot The First Time He Heard ‘Hicktown’ On The Radio
“I stopped by the grocery store, and right about the time I went to get out of the car, I heard the kickdrum of the intro to ‘Hicktown’ come on the radio.”
Welcome to Radio Feedback, Radio.com’s weekly feature where we ask artists to wax nostalgic on the first time they heard themselves on the radio. The first time Josh Turner heard “Long Black Train,” his second […]