Rivers Rutherford

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Rivers Rutherford
Rivers Rutherford - CMA Songwriters Series 2014.jpg
Rutherford performing at the CMA Songwriters' Series on September 3, 2014.
Background information
Birth name Melvern Rivers Rutherford II
Born (1967-06-17) June 17, 1967 (age 51)
Origin Germantown, Tennessee, United States[1]
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Years active 1996–present
Website www.riversrutherford.com

Melvern Rivers Rutherford II is an American country music songwriter. Has been writing country songs since the mid-1990s as a songwriter, he has written several number one country hits, including "Ain't Nothing 'bout You" by Brooks & Dunn, which was the Number One country song of 2001 according to Billboard. Among the other Number Ones that he has composed are "If You Ever Stop Loving Me" by Montgomery Gentry, "When I Get Where I'm Going" by Brad Paisley and Dolly Parton, "Real Good Man" by Tim McGraw, "Living in Fast Forward" by Kenny Chesney, "Ladies Love Country Boys" by Trace Adkins, and "These Are My People" by Rodney Atkins.[2] He has also released a solo CD called Just Another Coaster.


Top 40 country singles co-written by Rivers Rutherford: