In addition to writing two #1 songs for Billy Currington, “People Are Crazy” and “Pretty Good At Drinking Beer”, Troy’s writing credits include Kenny Chesney’s “Shiftwork” and “Like Me” and Joe Nichols’ “Shade”. Before becoming a full-time songwrite
r, Troy worked in a paper mill for twenty years, where it wasn’t long before his co-workers started calling him the “Fork Lift Philosopher”. He became enamored with country music when, as a boy, he would sit and listen to his dad spin records at a local AM radio station. Troy lives outside of Birmingham, Alabama.