Billy Lawson


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Owner, Songwriter
Company Name
Wishbone Recording Studio

Billy Lawson grew up close to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, where he formed a band while still a teenager. He became friends with many of the local studio musicians and songwriters including Carl Montgomery, who wrote several hit songs and who encouraged Billy to write. Over the years dozen of artists have recorded his songs including “I Left Something Turned On at Home” (Trace Adkins), “Learning As You Go” (Rick Trevino), “Irresistible You” (Ty England), and “He Ain’t Even Cold Yet (Gretchen Wilson). Billy purchased Wishbone Recording Studio in Muscle Shoals were he wears many hats including producing and engineering. And yes, occasionally he will be seen in the studio working on his latest song.