Tracy Lawrence couldn’t throw a rock without hitting a friend at the No. 1 party for “Find Out Who Your Friends Are” Tuesday, August 7 at BMI. BMI co-writers and universally acknowledged great guys Ed Hill and Casey Beathard sported big grins while publishers Troy Tomlinson, Pat Higdon, Ron Stuve and a slew of friends toasted Tracy Lawrence’s first No. 1 in eleven years.
GAC’s Storme Warren interviewed songwriters Ed Hill and Casey Beathard, along with Tracy Lawrence. Pictured are (l to r): Ed Hill, Tracy Lawrence, Casey Beathard and Storme Warren.
Pictured are (l to r): BMI songwriter Ed Hill, Tracy Lawrence and BMI songwriter Casey Beathard.
Universal’s Ron Stuve mulled over his many years of working with Ed Hill. Pictured are (l to r): Casey Beathard, Universal’s Pat Higdon, Ed Hill and Universal’s Ron Ron Stuve.
Ed Hill’s biggest fans came out to support him. Pictured are (l to r): Ed Hill, daughter Gracen, wife Laura and other daughter Savanna.
Casey Beathard cracks up the crowd.
Pictured at the festivities are (l to r): Tracy Lawrence, Universal Music Publishing’s Pat Higdon, producer Julian King, BMI’s Jody Williams, Ed Hill, Universal Music Publishing’s Ron Stuve, Casey Beathard, Rocky Comfort Records’ Laney Lawrence and Sony/ATV’s Troy Tomlinson.
Photos by Steve Lowry