Flashback: Don’t Ask Me How I Know by Bobby Pinson

 Posted by at 11:58 am on September 22, 2011
Sep 222011

Bobby Pinson album cover for “Man Like Me”

To the average radio listener, Bobby Pinson is the definition of a one-hit wonder.  In 2005, his single “Don’t Ask Me How I Know” (video below) peaked at #16 on the charts.  He release 2 other subsequent singles, neither of which cracked the Top 50.

While Bobby hasn’t had any further success as a solo artist, he definitely has made a living as a hit songwriter, having penned multiple #1 hits for other artists.  Check out this list of hits that Bobby Pinson has either written or co-written for others:

  • “Unforgiven” by Tracy Lawrence
  • “If I Don’t Make it Back” by Tracy Lawrence
  • “Want To” by Sugarland
  • “One Wing in the Fire” by Trent Tomlinson
  • “We Weren’t Crazy” by Josh Gracin
  • “She’s a Hottie” by Toby Keith
  • “She Never Cried in Front of Me” by Toby Keith
  • “Lost You Anyway” by Toby Keith
  • “Made in America” by Toby Keith
  • “All I Want to Do” by Sugarland
  • “Already Gone” by Sugarland
  • “It Happens” by Sugarland
  • “Honky Tonk Stomp” by Brooks & Dunn

Not too shabby, eh?  Bobby was named the 2009 BMI Songwriter of the Year.  If you browse his website, you can even hire him to come play a show in your backyard!  Take a listen to his one hit, and see what kind of talent this guy possesses.


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