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Tom DouglasThomas Stevenson "Tom" Douglas is an American country music songwriter. Active since the early 1990s, he has written Top Ten hits for John Michael Montgomery, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Collin Raye and others.

Douglas first worked in real estate before beginning his songwriting career. One of his first cuts was "Little Rock," which Collin Raye took into the country Top Ten in 1993. By 1994, Douglas was signed with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in June 1994. "Little Rock" was nominated for Song of the Year by the Country Music Association in 1994, and received a "Million-Air" award from Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) for receiving one million spins on country radio. Following the song's success, Douglas moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1997.

Douglas has also co-written several songs for Tim McGraw, including the Number One singles "Grown Men Don't Cry" and "Southern Voice," as well as the Top Five songs "My Little Girl" and "Let It Go." He also co-wrote Martina McBride's #3 "Love's the Only House," as well as Lady Antebellum's Number One "I Run to You."

List of singles co-written by Tom Douglas

Alabama — "We Made Love"
Lady Antebellum — "I Run to You", "Hello World"
Blue County — "Firecrackers and Ferris Wheels"
Miranda Lambert — "The House That Built Me"
Martina McBride — "Love's the Only House", "God's Will", "Love Land"
Tim McGraw — "Grown Men Don't Cry", "My Little Girl", "Let It Go", "Southern Voice"
John Michael Montgomery — "Nothing Catches Jesus By Surprise"
Collin Raye — "Little Rock", "Love Remains", "The Gift"
Sons of the Desert — "Leaving October"
Phil Vassar — "This Is My Life", "Prayer of a Common Man"
The Warren Brothers — "Where Does It Hurt", "Hey Mr. President"
Lee Ann Womack — "Something Worth Leaving Behind"
Yankee Grey — "Another Nine Minutes"




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