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Country singer/songwriter Shawn Camp spent his early years on a farm outside of Perryville, AR. His father was an ironworker and his mother a beautician. Both sang and played guitar, infusing their child with a love of music; he began playing guitar himself at five. At the age of 20 in January 1987, he moved to Nashville to become a professional musician. He first found a berth as a fiddle player for the Osborne Brothers, and subsequently moved on to the backing bands for Jerry Reed, Alan Jackson, Suzy Bogguss, Shelby Lynne, and Trisha Yearwood. In 1991, he left Yearwood to become a solo performer. He was signed to the Reprise division of Warner Bros. Records, which released his debut single, "Fallin' Never Felt So Good," in 1993. It entered the country charts that July and peaked in the Top 40 in October. That month, Reprise released Camp's first album, Shawn Camp, which spent several weeks in the country charts. A second single, "Confessin' My Love," peaked in the country Top 40 in January 1994. Camp recorded a second album for Reprise, but the label rejected it and dropped him. He turned to working as a session musician, appearing on albums by John Prine, Garth Brooks, Nanci Griffith, and Guy Clark, among others, over the rest of the decade. At the same time, he co-wrote songs that were covered by many artists, including Diamond Rio, Tracy Byrd, Kenny Chesney, John Anderson, and Randy Travis. "Two Pina Coladas," which he co-wrote for Garth Brooks, appeared on Brooks' Sevens album and hit number one on the country charts in May 1998, and "How Long Gone," which he co-wrote for Brooks & Dunn, hit number one on the country charts in September 1998. Camp self-released his second album, Lucky Silver Dollar, in July 2001. This set was followed by Live at the Station Inn in 2004, Fireball in 2006, and The Bluegrass Elvises, Vol. 1 with Billy Burnette in 2007. In 2009, Warner Music Nashville President/CEO John Esposito caught Camp at a guitar pull during a music conference and was knocked out. Discovering that Warner had Camp's unreleased second album in its vaults, he had the label release the album in 2010 (now entitled 1994), to coincide with a reissue of his 1993 debut for Reprise. ~ William Ruhlmann
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  2.   Hound Dog by Billy Burnette
  3.   Bound to Cry
  4.   Little Sister by Billy Burnette
  5.   Fallin' Never Felt So Good
  6.   Turn Loose of My Pride
  7.   Travelin' Teardrop Blues
  8.   Beagle Hound
  9.   Since You Ain't Home
  10.   In Harm's Way
  11.   Worn Through Stone
  12.   My Frame of Mind
  13.   K-I-S-S-I-N-G
  14.   Movin' on Up to a Double Wide
  15.   Mystery Train by Billy Burnette
  16.   Ain't No Way of Knowing
  17.   Speakin' of the Angel
  18.   The Tune of the Twenty Dollar Bill
  19.   The Way It Is
  20.   Are You Lonesome Tonight by Billy Burnette
  21.   Burnin' Love by Billy Burnette
  22.   Would You Go with Me
  23.   Tulsa Sounds Like Trouble to Me
  24.   Just as Dead Today
  25.   One of Them Days
  26.   The Grandpa That I Know
  27.   Blue Suede Shoes by Billy Burnette
  28.   Waitin' for the Day to Break
  29.   A Little Bit of Love
  30.   Hotwired
  31.   Man, What a Woman
  32.   Sis Draper
  33.   Little Bitty Crack in Her Heart
  34.   I'm Not Just Passin' Through
  35.   2007: A Bluegrass Oddity by Billy Burnette
  36.   Magnolia Wind
  37.   Redbird
  38.   Stop, Look and Listen (Cow Catcher Blues)
  39.   That's Alright Mama by Billy Burnette
  40.   Dear Departed
  41.   Fallin' for You
  42.   Don't Be Cruel by Billy Burnette
  43.   Nothin' to Do with You
  44.   Confessin' My Love
  45.   Near Mrs.
  46.   Jailhouse Rock by Billy Burnette
  47.   Love Crazy
  48.   Lonely Weekends
  49.   My Love Will Not Change
  50.   Love Ain't Leavin'
  51.   Good Rockin' Tonight by Billy Burnette
  52.   Soldiers Joy 1864
  53.   Fireball
  54.   Forever Ain't No Trouble Now
  55.   Drank
  56.   The Guilt Was Gone
  57.   A Big Hunk O' Love by Billy Burnette
  58.   Clear as a Bell

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