Rodney Hayden

Rodney Hayden has earned praises from some of the nation’s top-selling publications, such as USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, and People Magazine. Hayden has embodied traditional country music in its most desirable form and has collected all the necessary tools for the long haul—lyrics, confidence, ability, and desire. Over the course of his career, Rodney has attracted a large following of fans from performing across Texas while opening for acts such as Robert Earl Keen, Hank Williams III, Charlie Robison, and Chris Ledoux to playing The Filmore West, Billy Bob's Texas, Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic and numerous European tours. His signature voice and hit songs such as "Good Horses are Hard to Come By", "The Real Thing", and "Down the Road" has allowed Rodney to stand apart from his contemporaries and become recognized as a prominent singer-songwriter. Rodney has co-written songs with George Strait, Robert Earl Keen, and Kevin Fowler among other notable artists. Hayden's latest, Atascosa Sand, features a duet with Kelly Willis on a song "I Drink to Remember", in addition to three songs written by Hayden and Bubba Strait. Hayden’s hit single, “Buckaroo Man,” is also recognized as the warm-up song for Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz at Fenway Park. [+]