Scotty Emerick is a country artist, known primarily for his work with Toby Keith. In addition to penning 53 of Keith’s songs, Emerick has also written for Willie Nelson, George Strait, and several other artists.
In 2004, Emerick was named “Songwriter of the Year” by the Nashville Songwriters Association.
He recorded an album, The Coast Is Clear, for DeamWorks Recording in 2003, and has charted four singles on the country charts, including a No. 24-peaking duet with Keith, “I Can’t Take You Anywhere”, which Keith had previously recorded on his 2001 album Pull My Chain. “What’s Up with That”, performed by Emerick, was featured in the soundtrack to the film Broken Bridges.
Amongst his co-writing credits are the Number Ones “I’m Just Talkin’ About Tonight,” the Willie Nelson duet “Beer for My Horses,” “I Love This Bar,” “Whiskey Girl,” and “As Good as I Once Was“, as well as the Top Five hits “Get Drunk and Be Somebody” and “A Little Too Late.