Songs Chris Stapleton Wrote for Other Artists

Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton has co-written countless country songs over the past 20 years. Here are 10 songs that Stapleton helped write for his fellow country acts.


1. "Homesick” by Sheryl Crow (2013)

Featured on Crow’s first country album Feels Like Home, “Homesick” was co-written with Stapleton and examines the idea of finding where one’s true home is located.


2. “Crash and Burn" by Thomas Rhett (2015)

Written by Stapleton and Jesse Frasure, “Crash and Burn” became Rhett’s fourth No. 1 hit single on the Billboard Hot Country Singles charts.


3. "Love's Gonna Make It Alright" by George Strait (2011)

"Love's Gonna Make It Alright” was written by Stapleton and Al Anderson and made it to the No.3 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart.


4. "Your Man" by Josh Turner (2006)

Jace Everett, Chris DuBois, and Stapleton collaborated for this No. 1 hit, with “Your Man." The track became Turner’s fourth No. 1 hit.


5. "If The Devil Don't Want Me" by Ashley Monroe (2015)

Released on her third studio album Blade, "If The Devil Don't Want Me" ruminates on getting back up when one has hit rock bottom.


6. "Come Back Song" by Darius Rucker (2010)

Written by Stapleton and Casey Beathard, "Come Back Song"; is one of Rucker’s most famous songs, taking the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart after its release.


7. "Front Porch Thing" by Little Big Town (2012)

“Front Porch Thing” was one of the tracks featured on Little Big Town’s fifth album Tornado. It charmingly embodies living in the countryside.


8. "Love on the Line" by Gretchen Wilson (2010)

In addition to "Love on the Line,” Stapleton also had a hand in writing "Outlaws and Renegades," another song from Wilson’s album I Got Your Country Right Here.


9. "Lonely Girl" by Charles Kelley (2016)

After Lady A went on hiatus in 2015, Kelley’s solo career took off. “Lonely Girl” was the second single released from his debut album Driver and it was penned by Chris Stapleton and Jesse Frasure.


10. "Independent Trucker" by Brooks & Dunn

This classic country trucker track was one of three new recorded songs that was included on famed duo Brooks & Dunn's record The Greatest Hits Collection II.


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