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.