‘She’s My Kind Of Rain’ Pools #1 Prize

Posted in News on September 14, 2003
BMI Award-winning songwriters Robin Lerner and Tommy Lee James were honored with a #1 party at BMI Nashville for "She's My Kind Of Rain," recorded by Tim McGraw. Also recognized were the song's publishers, Massabielle Music and Still Working For The Man Music, Inc., as well as producers Byron Gallimore and Darran Smith.

BMI's David Preston, Byron Gallimore, Darran Smith, Still Working For The Man Music's Barbara Orbison, Lerner's manager Whitney Daane, Robin Lerner, Tommy Lee James and Still Working For The Man Music's Clay Myers.

The party marked Lerner's third #1 country single, joining "This Kiss" (Faith Hill) and "Out Of My Bones" (Randy Travis). Other artists who have recorded Lerner's songs include Martina McBride, Take 6, Luther Vandross, Carly Simon and Wilson Phillips.

Lisa Hensley-Johnson, Shawn Hefflin, Melissa Kij, Katherine Blasingame, Melanie Howard, Judy Harris, Whitney Daane, Dewey Daane, Barbara Orbison, Meredith Miller

James has five previous #1's, including "What I Really Meant To Say" (Cyndi Thompson), "A Man This Lonely" (Brooks & Dunn) and "If You See Her/If You See Him" (Brooks & Dunn with Reba McEntire), "And Still" (Reba McEntire) and "Wrong Again" (Martina McBride).

Tommy Lee James, BMI's David Preston, Robin Lerner

"She's My Kind Of Rain" is on McGraw's Curb Records album Tim McGraw and The Dancehall Doctors, which is nominated for Album of the Year at the 2003 CMA Awards.

Colin Cameron, Robin Lerner, Whitney Daane

photos by Beth Gwinn