#395 - Jessie Jo Dillon On Her Idol Being Rude Because of Her Famous Father, Dean Dillon + Writing Songs For George Strait, Old Dominion, Megan Moroney & More + Why She Doesn’t Perform at Writer’s Rounds + Wanting to Run Away from Being a Songwriter + What It's Like Writing a Hit Song
Jessie Jo Dillon (@JessieJoDillon) has penned songs recorded by some of the biggest names in today’s music, including Dan + Shay, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Cole Swindell & many more. She's had 21 cuts since January 2023, and 32 in the last 12 months. She talks to Bobby about how some people were mean to her because her father, Dean Dillon, was a famous songwriter, and how she wasn't taken seriously in the beginning. Jessie Jo Dillon also shares what it was like getting her first major cut recorded by George Strait, and now having some of country's biggest artists record her songs. She'll also explain why even though she was the 2019 winner of Songwriter of The Year, she doesn't like to perform at writers rounds and why she once ran away from the idea of becoming a songwriter. Jessie also shares what needs to go into a song to make it a hit and more!
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