Round Hill Music Acquires Root 49 Music

round hill music1Round Hill Music as acquired Root 49 Music, which contains catalogs of writers Bridgette Tatum, Danny Myrick, and Odie Blackmon, and includes 635 songs, including compositions recorded by artists including Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Chris Cagle and Gary Allan.

Root 49 Music was founded in 2008 by Nashville publisher Carolyn Miller, and songwriters Bridgette Tatum and Danny Myrick. In 2011, the company signed songwriter Odie Blackmon. He penned Gary Allan’s “Pieces,” and has written for George Strait and Lee Ann Womack.

Tatum and Myrick penned Jason Aldean‘s chart-topper “She’s Country,” and Myrick co-wrote Chris Cagles’s “Got My Country On,” Tim McGraw’s “Truck Yeah,” and Craig Morgan’s “International Harvester.”

Round Hill Music’s Nashville VP and General Manager, Mark Brown, served as Chief Creative Officer for Root 49 from 2010 until 2013. In 2014, Myrick signed a new deal with the joint venture between Round Hill Music and Marti Frederksen’s Riding Songs.

“I am delighted to be reunited with this superior song catalog and to continue my work with Danny Myrick,” said Brown.


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