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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
    3 songs

    New Country First

    New Country First
    1 song

    Top Country

    Top Country
    5 songs

    Heartbreak Hotel

    Heartbreak Hotel
    3 songs

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

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