Jody Stevens

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Jody Stevens
Background information
BornCharleston, WV
OriginNashville, TN
  • Producer
  • songwriter
  • artist
Years active2008-present
LabelsRepublic Nashville
Associated actsFast Ryde, Jeff Stevens

Jody Stevens (born August 14, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and record producer born in Charleston, West Virginia.

In 2009, Jody Stevens and singer-songwriter James Harrison signed a record deal with Republic Nashville as the duo Fast Ryde. The duo released three singles, including “That Thang”, which charted at number 38 on Hot Country Songs.[1]

Jody Stevens continued his songwriting career through a publishing deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 2013, where he remains currently signed[2]

Stevens is a co-writer of the number 1 hits “Let Me See Ya Girl" (Cole Swindell), "Home Alone Tonight" (Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild), and "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)" (Jake Owen)

Stevens co-produced the Luke Bryan singles "Kick The Dust Up", "Strip It Down", "Home Alone Tonight", "Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day", "Move", "Fast", "Light It Up", "Most People Are Good", "Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset", "What Makes You Country", "Knockin' Boots", "What She Wants Tonight", "One Margarita" and the Luke Bryan albums What Makes You Country, Kill The Lights, and Spring Break...Checkin' Out

Stevens also produced Cole Swindell's debut single "Chillin' It" and produces Jon Langston

He is the son of songwriter Jeff Stevens,[3] who has written hits for George Strait and Tim McGraw.

Songwriting credits[change | change source]

Year Artist Album Song Title Co-writers
2009 Fast Ryde "That Thang" James Harrison
"Make It Rain" James Harrison
2010 "Top Down" James Harrison
2013 Aubrey Peeples The Music of Nashville, Season 2 Vol. 1 "Tell Me" Jaida Dreyer, Corey Mayo, Andrew Rollins
Nashville: On the Record
2014 Cole Swindell Cole Swindell "Let Me See Ya Girl" Michael Carter, Cole Swindell
2014 Luke Bryan Spring Break... Checkin' Out "My Ol' Bronco" Luke Bryan, Jeff Stevens
"She Get Me High" Luke Bryan, Jeff Stevens
"Are You Leaving With Him" Luke Bryan, Jeff Stevens
2015 Kill The Lights "Kill The Lights" Luke Bryan, Jeff Stevens
"Home Alone Tonight" Jaida Dreyer, Tommy Cecil, Cole Taylor
"Love It Gone" Jay Clementi
2017 What Makes You Country "Land of A Million Songs" Luke Bryan, Jeff Stevens
"Driving This Thing" Rhett Akins, Ben Hayslip
2018 Jake Owen Greetings From...Jake "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)" Tommy Cecil, Craig Wiseman, David Ray, John Mellencamp
Jason Aldean Rearview Town "Set It Off" Josh Thompson, Brandon Kinney
2019 Jon Langston Now You Know "Dance Tonight" Jon Langston
"Dial One Up" Jon Langston, Cole Taylor, Brett Tyler


Select Production Credits[change | change source]

Artist Single Notes
Cole Swindell "Chillin' It" Producer
"Hope You Get Lonely Tonight" Programming, Engineer
Luke Bryan "Kick The Dust Up" Producer
"Strip It Down" Producer
"Home Alone Tonight" Producer
"Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day" Producer
"Move" Producer
"Fast" Producer
"Light It Up" Producer
"Most People Are Good" Producer
"Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset" Producer
"What Makes You Country" Producer
"Knockin' Boots" Producer
"What She Wants Tonight" Producer
"One Margarita" Producer
"Crash My Party" Programming, Engineer
"That's My Kinda Night" Programming, Engineer
"Play It Again" Programming, Engineer
"Country Girl (Shake It For Me)" Programming, Engineer
"Drunk on You" Programming, Engineer
Jon Langston "When It Comes To Loving You" Producer
"Now You Know" Producer
Thomas Rhett "Get Me Some of That" Programming, Engineer


Singles (Fast Ryde)[change | change source]

  • 2009: "That Thang”
  • 2010: "Top Down”
  • 2010: "Make It Rain”

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fast Ryde That Thang Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  2. Nicholson, Jessica (1 July 2013). "Sony/ATV Celebrates Signings". MusicRow - Nashville's Music Industry Publication - News, Songs From Music City. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  3. Rea, James (3 December 2015). "The Producer's Chair: Jeff & Jody Stevens". MusicRow - Nashville's Music Industry Publication - News, Songs From Music City. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  4. "Jody Stevens | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  5. "Jody Stevens | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic.