Keeping it Original For Alive

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Keeping it Original For Alive: A Celebration of Songwriters Benefiting Alive Hospice is a collection of songs in the voices of those who wrote them. Produced by our friend Marshall Altman, the album features 13 songwriter demos as a celebration of words, music and songsmiths.

Also available via iTunes, Amazon Music, Google Play, Spotify, Groove, Rhapsody, Medianet, 7digital, Guvera and Spinlet.

Featured songs:

  • Hard to Love
    (Billy Montana/John Ozier/Ben Glover)
    Demo performed by Ben Glover 
    #1 hit recorded by Lee Brice
  • Helluva Life
    (Rodney Clawson/Josh Kear/Chris Tompkins)
    Demo performed by Rodney Clawson
    Frankie Ballard's breakthrough #1 hit
  • I Don't Dance
    (Lee Brice/Rob Hatch/Dallas Davidson)
    Demo performed by Rob Hatch
    Lee Brice's first #1 single
  • In Her Eyes
    (Jeff Cohen/Molly Kaye/Michael Ochs/Andy Selby)
    Demo performed by Jeff Cohen
    Featured on Josh Groben's album, "Awake"
  • Life Ain't Always Beautiful
    (Tommy Lee James/Cyndi Thomson)
    Demo performed by Tommy Lee James
    Top 5 on Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for Gary Allan
  • Love is a Higher Power (Billy Montana/Renee Willis)
    Demo performed by Billy Montana
  • See You Again
    (Jessi Alexander/Jon Randall)
    Demo performed by Jessi Alexander
  • Somewhere With You
    (Shane McAnally/JT Harding)
    Demo performed by Shane McAnally
    #1 hit recorded by Kenny Chesney
  • Take It On Back
    (Dylan Altman/Chase Bryant/Tommy Lee James)
    Demo performed by Dylan Altman
    Debut single for Chase Bryant
  • There Will Come A Day
    (Lance Miller/Austin Cunningham)
    Demo performed by Lance Miller
    Title track of Lance Miller's 2004 album
  • Today
    (Brice Long/Tommy Lee James)
    Demo performed by Brice Long
    Single recorded by Gary Allan
  • Tonight Tonight (Take It In For A Minute)
    (Marshall Altman/Dylan Altman/Andy Cortes)
    Demo performed by Marshall Altman
    Debut single for John King
  • Turning Me On
    (Brad Tursi/Josh Osborne/Trevor Rosen)
    Demo performed by Brad Tursi 

Executive Producer: Marshall Altman
A&R Administrator: Trina Smith, Me Gusta Music

Acknowledgments: We would like to thank Trina Smith at Me Gusta Music, Andrew Mendelsohn at Georgetown Masters, Amy Kurland and The Bluebird Cafe for believing in our mission, The Bluebird Cafe GM Erika Wollam Nichols for keeping it going, and the hundreds of songwriters who have given selflessly of their time to play for us throughout the years. Finally, we would like to send a HUGE thanks to all the publishers for granting us the licenses to use these songs.