Our Independent Superstar Jake Clayton At #1


Jake Clayton can now be heard on the current #1 single on Country Music Radio, Thompson Square’s “If I Didn’t Have You”. Jake played Cello and Violin on the track that was produced by NV and recorded at Sound Stage Studios in Nashville. As of May 1st, the song is #1 on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart and the Country Aircheck/ USA Today chart. The duo, Thompson Square, was also recently awarded as the ACM’s ‘Vocal Duo of the Year’ for the second year in a row.

Jake had this to say about his involvement in the recording:

“It all happened so quick. I was pushing a cart full of groceries when I got the call asking if I could come down to Sound Stage Studios with my Violin and Cello. I was told that Thompson Square needed a string section on one of their tracks ASAP! Without missing a beat I pushed the cart aside (sorry Kroger), drove home, threw the instruments in the car, and headed to the studio as quick as I could. Within an hour at the studio we had the string section recorded. As I was packing up, they informed me the song I’d just played on was going to be the new single. A few short months later I’m hearing myself on a #1 Country Music song. It’s an amazing feeling! I’m honored to have been asked to play on the recording.”

Thompson Square acknowledged Jake on his twitter page with the following tweet:
“@thompsonsquare: jake you did an awesome job! Thanks for playing on our record!;) shawna”

WHISNews21 and Wildhorse Entertainment are so proud of you Jake, we have always believed in you and will always be proud that we  feature some of your music for free download on Wildhorse Entertainment.

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