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Little Big Town

The country vocal quartet Little Big Town began with Kimberly Roads and Karen Fairchild, two Georgia natives who began singing together in college. Arkansas-born and Alabama-raised Jimi Westbrook, a friend of Fairchild's husband, joined them to make a trio, and the group was completed by the addition of Arkansan Phil Sweet in 1998. From the outset, Little Big Town devoted their sound to harmony and multiple lead vocals, a combination that made the band a hard sell at first. They finally landed a deal at Mercury Records, but it fell through due to disagreements about musical direction. In the wake of the success of the Dixie Chicks, however, Little Big Town suddenly seemed a more likely commercial proposition, and they were taken up by the Dixie Chicks' label, Monument Records, in 2000. Recording sessions lasted longer than usual for a country release, but Monument finally issued the band's debut single, "Don't Waste My Time," in the winter of 2002. The song was on its way up the charts when its accompanying album, Little Big Town, arrived in May. Although the debut produced several minor hits, Little Big Town didn't become a superstar act until 2005, when The Road to Here yielded four Top 20 singles (including the ballad "Bring It On Home") and earned the group its first platinum record. A Place to Land followed in 2007 and netted three singles, none of which made it into the Top 30, but the band's profile continued to grow due to incessant touring and supporting acts from Sugarland to Carrie Underwood. Fairchild also guested with John Mellencamp on his album Life Death Love and Freedom. In May of 2010 "Little White Church" appeared as a single that peaked at number 14 on the Billboard country chart; in August of that year, Little Big Town's fourth studio album, The Reason Why, was released by Capitol. The band returned in 2012 with the single "Pontoon," which wound up topping Billboard's country charts. The band's fifth full-length album, Tornado, followed in September 2012. It was their first release to be produced by the ex-In Pursuit member Jay Joyce, and it became their highest placed album on the Billboard 200 up to that point, reaching number two. Joyce was retained for their next album's sessions and the resulting record, Pain Killer, appeared in October 2014, preceded by the single "Day Drinking." ~ William Ruhlmann
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Stations Featuring
Little Big Town

    Country Party

    Country Party
    4 songs

    Top Country

    Top Country
    5 songs

    New Country First

    New Country First
    1 song

    Heartbreak Hotel

    Heartbreak Hotel
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    '00s Country

    4 songs

    Hot Summer Hits

    1 song

    Grammy Awards 2014

    1 song

Albums by
Little Big Town

Top Songs by
Little Big Town

  1.   Song
  2.   Pontoon
  3.   Day Drinking
  4.   Little White Church
  5.   Boondocks
  6.   Girl Crush
  7.   Tornado
  8.   Your Side of the Bed
  9.   Pain Killer
  10.   Sober
  11.   Fine Line
  12.   Good as Gone
  13.   A Little More You
  14.   Bring It on Home
  15.   Faster Gun
  16.   Kiss Goodbye
  17.   Life in a Northern Town
  18.   Lean Into It
  19.   Looking for a Reason
  20.   Quit Breaking Up With Me
  21.   Tumble and Fall
  22.   Good People
  23.   The Reason Why
  24.   Stay All Night
  25.   Things You Don't Think About
  26.   Live Forever
  27.   Fine with Me
  28.   Silver and Gold
  29.   Why, Oh Why
  30.   Turn the Lights On
  31.   Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
  32.   Stay
  33.   Evangeline
  34.   Front Porch Thang
  35.   Bones
  36.   Night Owl
  37.   Lonely Enough
  38.   All the Way Down
  39.   Novocaine
  40.   Good Lord Willing
  41.   Save Your Sin
  42.   A Thousand Years
  43.   Pavement Ends
  44.   Shut Up Train
  45.   Rain On a Tin Roof
  46.   Go Tell It on the Mountain
  47.   Love Profound
  48.   To Know Love
  49.   Don't Waste My Time
  50.   Self Made
  51.   Can't Go Back
  52.   Leavin' in Your Eyes
  53.   Life Rolls On
  54.   Fury
  55.   Lost
  56.   Wounded
  57.   Tryin'
  58.   Still
  59.   Pontiac
  60.   All Over Again
  61.   That's Where I'll Be
  62.   Welcome to the Family
  63.   Mean Streak
  64.   A Place to Land
  65.   On Fire Tonight
  66.   You Can't Have Everything
  67.   Runaway Train
  68.   Somewhere Far Away
  69.   You're Gonna Love Me
  70.   Firebird Fly
  71.   Only What You Make of It
  72.   Vapor
  73.   We Go Together
  74.   Live with Lonesome
  75.   Never Felt Love
  76.   From This Dream
  77.   Everything Changes
  78.   I'm With the Band
  79.   Bones by Lindsey Buckingham
  80.   The Chain by Lindsey Buckingham
  81.   Bring It on Home by Lindsey Buckingham
  82.   Boondocks by Lindsey Buckingham
  83.   Good as Gone by Lindsey Buckingham