Accomplished songwriter, Chris Wallin, has worked with some of country’s most popular names, like Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney and Montgomery Gentry. And he’s playing at Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant Saturday night at 8:30pm.
Chris Wallin has been influenced by the likes of Jim Croce, James Taylor, Merle Haggard, as well as his own musical family.
He made his way to Nashville where he soon landed his first songwriting deal with “King Lizard Music” that began his professional career. Since then Chris has had numerous songs recorded, most recently was his hit singles with Toby Keith “Love Me If You Can”, Kenny Chesney “Don’t Blink” spent 6 weeks at number one and Montgomery Gentry’s multi-week smash “Something To Be Proud Of.” He’s also had top five hits with “I’m Tryin’” by Trace Adkins, and “Speed” by Montgomery Gentry.
Other top forty singles include “Your In My Head” by (Brian McComas), “What Brothers Do” by (Confederate Railroad), and “John J. Blanchard” by (Anthony Smith). An active advocate for songwriter’s rights, Chris has traveled with other influential members of NSAI to Washington DC to help revise legislature concerning intellectual property rights. Artists who have cut Chris’s songs include Lorrie Morgan, Toby Keith, Keith Anderson, Anthony Smith, Montgomery Gentry, Sammy Kershaw, Joe Diffie, Trace Adkins, Michael Peterson, Jeffrey Steele, Confederate Railroad, Neal McCoy, Brian Mccomas, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Diamond Rio and many more.
Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant is located in the heart of downtown Franklin at 120 4th Ave S.
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