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Josh Thompson

Country songwriter Josh Thompson kicked off his career in 2009, when he released his first single, "Beer on the Table," and co-authored a song for Jason Michael Carroll’s Top Ten album Growing Up Is Getting Old. A native of western Wisconsin, Thompson began pouring concrete alongside his father at the age of 12, and a sense of blue-collar pride soon found its way into his music. He moved to Nashville in 2005, assembled a band, and received a boost when Columbia Records signed him to the label’s country division. "Beer on the Table" became a Top 40 country single in 2009, marking Thompson's first taste of chart success, and he spent the rest of the year touring and finalizing his debut album.

Way Out Here appeared in February 2010, debuting at nine on Billboard's country charts. Two other hits followed — "Way Out Here" peaked at 15, "Won't Be Lonely Long" at 25 — and Thompson received a boost by supporting both Eric Church and Brad Paisley on their respective 2010 tours. Thompson got lost in record label restructuring in 2011, moving from Columbia Nashville to RCA Nashville. He released one single for the label, "Comin' Around," which peaked at 31, then parted ways with the label. In 2012, Thompson signed with Show Dog/Universal and he spent the next year working on a new album. "Cold Beer with Your Name on It" made it to 32 in late 2013, and the full-length Turn It Up appeared in April 2014.


Josh Thompson, born in Cedarburg, Wisconsin in 1978 is an American country music artist
Thompson worked side by side pouring concrete with his father, during his teens
He has been in Nashville for a short three years and has already become a regular name in surrounding venues
Thompson has a co-writer's credit on the title track of Jason Michael Carroll's 2009 album Growing Up Is Getting Old
His musical inspirations include: Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Wille Nelson, Hank Williams, Jr., Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Conway Twitty, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Sr., Patsy Cline, Tom T. Hall, George Strait, Travis Tritt

 

Country

Beer On The Table
Way Out Here
Won't Be Lonely Long

Rock

Cold Beer With Your Name On It

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