Celebrate the Heart of Country, Americana, and Roots Music!

Drop Us A Line, Y'all

Y'all interested in advertising, partnering up, contributing stories, joining our team, or just got a question? Well, don't be shy, drop us a line!

Follow Us

In Memory of Busbee: Listen to Carly Pearce’ “Show Me Around”

by

Music producer Michael James Ryan, also known under the moniker Busbee, left the music industry grieving after undergoing treatment for glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor that was also the main cause of the death of Sen. John McCain.

Busbee was the architect of several hits for artists like Maren Morris, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Florida Georgia Line, Garth Brooks, Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Jason Aldean, Kellie Pickler, Hunter Hayes, and many others.

Sympathy from Busbee’s closest friends and frequent collaborators filled the internet, but as for Carly Pearce, she took another route in giving tribute to her friend. Pearce used the magic of music to help process her grief. With the help of her frequent collaborators, Emily Shackleton and Ben West, they channeled their sadness into the lyrics of a heart-tugging song, “Show Me Around.”

Fans had their first taste of “Show Me Around” when Carly Pearce did an emotional performance of the track in June during her 75th Grand Ole Opry appearance. The fans loved the song and now, “Show Me Around” is available for streaming and purchase everywhere.

“Show Me Around” only featured a minimal production which allowed Pearce’s stunning vocals to bring every line of the song to life.

Carly Pearce is more than grateful to have a friend and a mentor like Busbee. For her, she could not fully express in words the things she wanted to say. She could only do her best to pour it into her music. It’s also her way of sending comfort to Busbee’s wife Jess and their three little girls.

Pearce remembered that Barry Dean gave a speech that painted the most beautiful picture of heaven. It gave everyone hope that one day, up there, we’ll meet those we’ve lost and that they would show us around paradise.

Carly Pearce made her recent appearance on the Opry stage on Saturday, December 5, a moment to once again sing “Show Me Around.” Pearce is also making some noise with her new single “Next Girl” which is already making its way to the top of the charts.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEYdG9FtDN4

Pearce has blessed us continually with her talent. Now, more than ever, catch the emotional tribute song “Show Me Around.” Tell us what makes you cope with grief as music does to Pearce.

Latest Stories

Watch George Jones as He Pays Tribute To Conway Twitty With "Hello Darlin'"

George Jones Honors Conway Twitty with Powerful Rendition of ‘Hello Darlin’

Days after the world lost the legendary Conway Twitty, another country legend paid tribute to the late singer with an emotional rendition of his iconic “Hello Darlin’,” and it’s none ...

Merle Haggard’s “Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down” Says Alcohol Can’t Heal Wounds

Merle Haggard’s “Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down” Says Alcohol Can’t Heal Wounds

Still not feeling numb after five drinks? If you’re trying to move on from a heartbreak, we hate to break it to you, but Merle Haggard’s lyrics in “Tonight the ...

5 Ashley Cooke Facts You Need to Know

5 Ashley Cooke Facts You Need to Know

On the road to becoming a country breakout star, Ashley Cooke is an up-and-coming artist who is known for her smash hit “Your Place” in 2023. She brings down-to-earth vibes ...

Huercasa Country Festival 2024: What You Need To Know

Huercasa Country Festival 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title: Huercasa Country Festival 2024Festival Duration: July 5-7, 2024Venue: Las Delicias Municipal Soccer Field in Riaza, Segovia, SpainPerformers Include: Kaitlin Butts,  Myron Elkins, A Thousand Horses, The Wonder Women ...

Under The Big Sky 2024: What You Need To Know

Under The Big Sky 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title:Under The Big Sky 2024Festival Duration:July 12-14, 2024Venue:Big Mountain Ranch in Whitefish, MontanaPerformers Include:Billy Strings, Miranda Lambert, Turnpike Troubadours, and moreTicket Information: Get Your Tickets Here It’s that time ...

Country Jam USA 2024: What You Need To Know

Country Jam USA 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title: Country Jam USA 2024Festival Duration: July 18-20, 2024Venue:Eau Claire Event District in Eau Claire, WisconsinPerformers Include:HARDY, Brothers Osborne, Thomas Rhett, and moreTicket Information:Ticket Information: Get Your Tickets Here ...

Country Thunder Saskatchewan 2024: What You Need To Know

Country Thunder Saskatchewan 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title: Country Thunder Saskatchewan 2024Festival Duration:July 11-14, 2024Venue:Craven World Campground in Craven, Saskatchewan, CanadaPerformers Include:Luke Combs, Nickelback, Dallas Smith, and moreTicket Information:Get Your Tickets Here Country Thunder Saskatchewan is ...

Windy City Smokeout 2024: What You Need To Know

Windy City Smokeout 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title: Windy City Smokeout 2024Festival Duration: July 11-14, 2024Venue: United Centre Parking Lot in Chicago, IllinoisPerformers Include: Thomas Rhett, Parker McCollum, Cody Johnson, Carrie Underwood, and moreTicket Information: Get ...

Over 100,000 Fans Join George Strait As He Sang “Amarillo by Morning”

Over 100,000 Fans Join George Strait As He Sang “Amarillo by Morning”

George Strait bested both his indoor and outdoor record – and the fifty-year record of the largest attendance in the US – at his annual series of one-off performances during ...

Country Concert 2024: What You Need To Know

Country Concert 2024: What You Need To Know

Festival Title: Country Concert 2024Festival Duration: July 11-13, 2024Venue: Hickory Hill Lakes in Fort Laramie, OhioPerformers Include:Cody Johnson, Lainey Wilson, HARDY, and moreTicket Information: Get Your Tickets Here The Midwest’s ...