Ashley Gorley

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Ashley Gorley
Birth nameAshley Glenn Gorley
Born (1977-04-29) April 29, 1977 (age 41)
OriginDanville, Kentucky, United States
GenresCountry, pop
Occupation(s)Songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, piano
Years active2001–present
Associated actsBrad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan
Websitewww.combustionmusic.com, www.taperoommusic.net

Ashley Glenn Gorley (born April 29, 1977) is an American songwriter, publisher, and producer from Danville, Kentucky, who is based in Nashville, Tennessee. Gorley has written thirty-nine number one singles and has over three hundred songs recorded by well-known artists. Writers for Gorley's publishing venture, Tape Room Music, have celebrated numerous recordings, eight top ten singles and sixteen number ones so far.[when?][1]

Biography[edit]

Gorley was born as Ashley Glenn Gorley on April 29, 1977 in Danville, Kentucky, the son of Glenn and Sandra Gorley (née Alexander).[2]

Selected discography[edit]

Discography
Year Artist Album Song Co-written with Notes
2004 Joe Nichols Revelation "I Wish That Wasn't All" Chris DuBois
2005 Jace Everett Jace Everett "Everything I Want" Bryan Simpson
Wade Kirby
George Strait Somewhere Down in Texas "If the Whole World Was A Honky Tonk" Bryan Simpson
Wade Kirby
Platinum
Carrie Underwood Some Hearts "Don't Forget to Remember Me" Morgane Hayes
Kelley Lovelace
No. 1 single, Gold single
2007 Jason Aldean Relentless "Laughed Until We Cried" Kelley Lovelace Top 5 single, Gold single
Trace Adkins American Man: Greatest Hits Volume II "You're Gonna Miss This" Lee Thomas Miller ACM Single of the Year, ASCAP Song of the Year, No. 1 single, Platinum single
Carrie Underwood Carnival Ride "All American Girl" Carrie Underwood
Kelley Lovelace
No. 1 single, Platinum single
2008 Billy Currington Little Bit of Everything "Walk On" Wade Kirby
Bryan Simpson
Brad Paisley feat. Keith Urban Play "Start a Band" Dallas Davidson
Kelley Lovelace
No. 1 single
Darius Rucker Learn to Live "It Won't Be Like This for Long" Darius Rucker
Chris DuBois
No. 1 single, Gold single
"Drinkin' and Dialin'"
Blake Shelton Startin' Fires "This is Gonna Take All Night" Chris DuBois
2009 Luke Bryan Doin' My Thing "I Did It Again" Luke Bryan
Brent Stenzel
Joe Nichols Old Things New "Believers" Wade Kirby
Bill Luther
Top 30 single
Brad Paisley American Saturday Night "American Saturday Night" Brad Paisley
Chris DuBois
No. 1 single, Gold single
"Then" Brad Paisley
Chris DuBois
No. 1 single, Gold single
"Catch All the Fish" Brad Paisley
Chris DuBois
Lee Ann Womack N/A "There Is a God" Chris DuBois Released as a single
2010 Kenny Chesney Hemingway's Whiskey "Where I Grew Up" Kelley Lovelace
Neil Thrasher
Tim McGraw Emotional Traffic "Better Than I Used to Be" Bryan Simpson Top 5 single, Gold single
Darius Rucker Charleston, SC 1966 "Southern State of Mind" Darius Rucker
Chris DuBois
2011 Lauren Alaina Wildflower "Eighteen Inches" Carrie Underwood
Kelley Lovelace
Single
Luke Bryan Tailgates & Tanlines "I Know You're Gonna Be There" Luke Bryan
Joe Nichols It's All Good "Take It Off" Dallas Davidson
Kelley Lovelace
Top 30 single
Jake Owen Barefoot Blue Jean Night "Heaven" Chris DuBois
Matt Jenkins
Brad Paisley This Is Country Music "Working on a Tan" Brad Paisley
Kelley Lovelace
"Love Her Like She's Leaving" feat. Don Henley Brad Paisley
Chris DuBois
"Be the Lake" Brad Paisley
Chris DuBois
Blake Shelton feat. Martina McBride Red River Blue "I'm Sorry" Chris DuBois
Chris Stapleton
Matthew West The Heart of Christmas "One Last Christmas" Matthew West Single
Chris Young Neon "Lost" Chris Young
Chris Dubois
2012 Easton Corbin All Over the Road "Dance Real Slow" Carson Chamberlain
Wade Kirby
"All Over the Road" Carson Chamberlain
Wade Kirby
Top 5 single
Florida Georgia Line Here's to the Good Times… This is How We Roll "Take It Out on Me" Shane McAnally
Chris DeStefano
Jana Kramer Jana Kramer "Why Ya Wanna" Catt Gravitt
Chris DeStefano
Top 5 single, Platinum single
Rascal Flatts Changed "Hot in Here" Kelley Lovelace
Dallas Davidson
"A Little Home" Kelley Lovelace
Neil Thrasher
Carrie Underwood Blown Away "Good Girl" Carrie Underwood
Chris DeStefano
No. 1 single, 2x Platinum single
"Thank God for Hometowns" Hillary Lindsey
Luke Laird
2013 Big Time Rush 24/Seven "Picture This" Carlos Pena Jr.
James Maslow
Chris DeStefano
"Just Getting Started" Kendal Schmidt
Logan Henderson
Chris DeStefano
"Na Na Na" Carlos Pena Jr., Chris DeStefano
Luke Bryan Crash My Party "That's My Kind of Night" Dallas Davidson
Chris DeStefano
No. 1 single, 2x Platinum single
"We Run This Town" Dallas Davidson
Kelley Lovelace
"I See You" Luke Bryan
Luke Laird
No. 1 single
"Crash My Party" Rodney Clawson No. 1 single, 2x Platinum single
"Play It Again" Dallas Davidson No. 1 single, Platinum single
Spring Break...Here to Party "Little Bit Later On" Luke Bryan
Luke Laird
"Spring Break-Up" Luke Bryan
Billy Currington We Are Tonight "Hey Girl" Rhett Akins
Chris DeStefano
No. 1 single, Gold single
Brett Eldredge Bring You Back "Don't Ya" Brett Eldredge
Chris DeStefano
No. 1 single, Platinum single
Will Hoge Never Give In "Strong" Will Hoge
Zach Crowell
Single, National Chevy Truck Campaign Two Years
Randy Houser How Country Feels "Runnin' Outta Moonlight" Dallas Davidson
Kelley Lovelace
No. 1 single, Platinum single
Scotty McCreery See You Tonight "Can You Feel It" Scotty McCreery
Zach Crowell
"See You Tonight" Top 10 single, Gold single
"This is That Night" Dallas Davidson
Kelley Lovelace
Joe Nichols Crickets "Open Up A Can" Kelley Lovelace
Dallas Davidson
"Yeah" Bryan Simpson No. 1 single, Gold single
Jake Owen Days of Gold "Life of the Party" Dallas Davidson
Chris DeStefano
"Good Timing" Dallas Davidson
Zach Crowell
"Ghost Town" Shane McAnally
Chris DeStefano
"One Little Kiss (Never Killed Nobody)" Shane McAnally
Jimmy Robbins
Brad Paisley Wheelhouse "Tin Can on a String" Brad Paisley
Kelley Lovelace
Parachute Overnight "Overnight" Will Anderson
Chris DeStefano
Randy Rogers Band Trouble "Speak of the Devil" Jedd Hughes
Sarah Buxton
Thomas Rhett It Goes Like This "In A Minute" Thomas Rhett
Rhett Akins
"Take You Home" Rodney Clawson
Chris Tompkins
Darius Rucker True Believers "Radio" Darius Rucker
Luke Laird
Top 5 single, Gold album
Chris Young A.M. "Aw Naw" Chris Destefano
Chris DuBois
No. 1 Single, Gold album
"Goodbye" Chris Young
Chris DeStefano
"A.M." Chris Young
Chris DeStefano
2014 Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt "Just Gettin' Started" Chris DeStefano
Rhett Akins
No. 1 single
"Tonight Looks Good On You" Dallas Davidson
Rhett Akins
No. 1 single
Frankie Ballard Sunshine & Whiskey "Young & Crazy" Rhett Akins
Shane McAnally
No. 1 single
"Sober Me Up" Dallas Davidson
Lee Brice I Don't Dance "That Don't Sound Like You" Lee Brice
Rhett Akins
Single
"Somebody's Been Drinking" Shane McNally
Hillary Lindsey
Luke Bryan Spring Break 6...Like We Ain't Ever "Night One" Luke Bryan
Rhett Akins
Ben Hayslip
Chase Bryant Chase Bryant "Little Bit of You" Derek George
Chase Bryant
Single
Dan + Shay Where It All Began "Nothin' Like You" Dan Smyers
Shay Mooney
Chris DeStefano
No. 1 single
Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes "Smile" Dallas Davidson
Chris DeStefano
Gold album
"Every Night" Chris DeStefano
Kelley Hubbard
Gloriana Non-album single "Best Night Ever" Hillary Lindsey
Luke Laird
Single
Lucy Hale Road Between "Thats What I Call Crazy" Kacey Musgraves
Chris DeStefano
"You Sound Good to Me" Hillary Lindsey
Luke Laird
Single
"Kiss Me" Chris DeStefano
Mike Daly
Lindy Robbins
Love and Theft "Night That You'll Never Forget" Dallas Davidson Single
Dustin Lynch Where It's At "Halo" Matt Jenkins
Jimmy Robbins
"To the Sky" Zach Crowell
Dustin Lynch
"What You Wanna Hear" Ben Hayslip
Rhett Akins
"Middle of Nowhere" Zach Crowell
Dustin Lynch
Jennifer Nettles & Brandy Clark His Hands "His Hands" Jennifer Nettles
Hillary Lindsey
Single
Rascal Flatts Rewind "Rewind" Chris DeStefano
Eric Paslay
No.1 single, Gold single
Chase Rice Ignite the Night "Do It Like This" Dallas Davidson
Chris DeStefano
"Beer With The Boys" Dallas Davidson
Chase Rice
Dallas Smith Tippin' Point and Lifted "This Town Ain't A Town" Rodney Clawson
Chris DeStefano
Cole Swindell Cole Swindell "Swayin" Chris DeStefano
Rhett Akins
Trisha Yearwood PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit "You Can't Trust The Weatherman" Bryan Simpson
Wade Kirby
2015 Luke Bryan Spring Break...Checkin' Out "Games" Luke Bryan Single
"Spring Breakdown" Luke Bryan
Zach Crowell
Kill the Lights "Kick the Dust Up" Dallas Davidson
Chris DeStefano
No. 1 single
"Way Way Back" Luke Bryan
Rodney Clawson
"Scarecrows" Trevor Rosen
Shane McAnally
Easton Corbin About to Get Real "Clockwork Carson Chamberlain
Wade Kirby
Billy Currington Summer Forever "Don't It" Ross Copperman
Jaren Johnston
No. 1 single
"Wake Me Up" Josh Osborne
Jimmy Robbins
"Do I Make You Wanna" Jerry Flowers
Matt Jenkins
Zach Crowell
Reba McEntire Love Somebody "That's When I Knew" Jim Collins
Thomas Rhett Tangled Up "T-Shirt" Luke Laird
Shane McAnally
No. 1 single
"Playing with Fire" Thomas Rhett
Rhett Akins
"Learned It From the Radio" Nicolle Galyon
Shane McAnally
Jimmy Robbins
Carrie Underwood Storyteller "Dirty Laundry" Hillary Lindsey
Zach Crowell
No. 1 Single
"Heartbeat" Carrie Underwood
Zach Crowell
No. 1 single
2016 Jason Aldean They Don't Know "Comin' In Hot" Rodney Clawson
Dallas Davidson
Dierks Bentley Black "Black" Dierks Bentley
Ross Copperman
"Freedom" Dierks Bentley
Ross Copperman
Bon Jovi This House Is Not for Sale "Roller Coaster" Bon Jovi
Chris DeStefano
Chase Bryant "Room to Breathe" Chase Bryant
Derek George
Single
Eli Young Band "Saltwater Gospel" Ross Copperman
Nicole Galyon
Single
Jake Owen American Love "You Ain't Going Nowhere" Ross Copperman
Dallas Davidson
"American Country Love Song" Ross Copperman
Jaren Johnston
No. 1 Single, Gold Single
Jon Pardi California Sunrise "Dirt On My Boots" Rhett Akins
Jesse Frasure
No. 1 Single
Blake Shelton If I'm Honest "A Guy with a Girl" Bryan Simpson No. 1 Single
"One Night Girl" Dallas Davidson
Dallas Smith Side Effects "Sky Stays This Blue" Ross Copperman
Josh Osborne
No. 1 single
"One Little Kiss" Shane McAnally
Jimmy Robbins
Top 5 single
"Sleepin' Around" Rhett Akins
Jimmy Robbins
Cole Swindell You Should Be Here "You Should Be Here" Cole Swindell No. 1 single
"Middle of a Memory" Zach Crowell
Cole Swindell
No. 1 single
"Broke Down" Michael Carter
Cole Swindell
Brad Paisley "Today" Chris DuBois
Brad Paisley
No. 1 Single

Tape Room discography[edit]

Discography
Year Artist Album Song Co-written with Awards
2013 Keith Urban Fuse "Cop Car" Matt Jenkins, Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt Top 10 single
Scotty McCreery See You Tonight "See You Tonight" Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley, Scotty McCreery Top 10 single
Jake Owen Days of Gold "Good Timing" Zach Crowell, Dallas Davidson, Ashley Gorley
"Tipsy" Matt Jenkins, Shane McAnally, Trevor Rosen
Lecrae Gravity "Confe$$ions" Zach Crowell, Torrance Esmond, Michael Jefferson, Chris Mackey, Lecrae Moore, Derrick Omondi Okoth, Joseph Prielozny Grammy for Best Gospel Album
2014 Florida Georgia Line Anything Goes "Confession" Matt Jenkins, Rodney Clawson, Ross Copperman No. 1 single
Dustin Lynch Dustin Lynch "Where It's At (Yep, Yep)" Matt Jenkins, Zach Crowell, Cary Barlowe No. 1 single
Blake Shelton Bringing Back the Sunshine "Good Country Song" Matt Jenkins, Jessi Alexander, Tommy Lee James
Sam Hunt Montevallo "House Party" Zach Crowell, Jerry Flowers, Sam Hunt No. 1 single
"Break Up in a Small Town" Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally Top 5 single
"Single for the Summer" Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
"Cop Car" Zach Crowell, Matt Jenkins, Sam Hunt
"Raised On It" Zach Crowell, Matt Jenkins, Sam Hunt Single
2015 Luke Bryan Spring Break...Checkin' Out "Spring Breakdown" Zach Crowell, Jerry Flowers, Matt Jenkins
Billy Currington Summer Forever "Do I Make You Wanna" Ashley Gorley, Jerry Flowers, Matt Jenkins, Zach Crowell
Old Dominion Meat and Candy "Song for Another Time" Matt Jenkins, Brad Tursi, Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen No. 1 Single
Carrie Underwood Storyteller "Church Bells" Zach Crowell, Brett James, Hillary Lindsey No. 1 Single
"Heartbeat" Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley, Carrie Underwood No. 1 Single
"Dirty Laundry" Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley, Hillary Lindsey No. 1 Single
2016 Jason Aldean They Don't Know "A Little More Summertime" Jerry Flowers, Tony Martin, Wendall Mobley No. 1 Single
Kenny Chesney Cosmic Hallelujah "Setting the World on Fire" Ross Copperman, Matt Jenkins, Josh Osborne No. 1 Single
Florida Georgia Line Dig Your Roots "Dig Your Roots" Jerry Flowers, Tyler Hubbard, Brett James, Brian Kelley, Ernest Keith Smith, Will Weatherly
"Good Girl, Bad Boy" Rodney Clawson, Zach Crowell, Matt Jenkins
"Wish You Were On It" Smith Ahnquist, Hunter Phelps, Jameson Rodgers, Will Weatherly
Cole Swindell You Should Be Here "Middle Of A Memory" Zach Crowell, Ashely Gorley, Cole Swindell No. 1 Single
Blake Shelton If I'm Honest "A Guy With A Girl" Bryan Simpson, Ashley Gorley No. 1 Single
2017 Sam Hunt "Body Like A Back Road" Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally No. 1 Single

References[edit]

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