To my parents who have always loved and supported me through everything. My brother who has been with me through good times, bad times, heartache, struggle, fun, pissing me off, pissing him off, and being the best friend I could ever have. To my small group of non-related brothers (Nick, Lou, Matt, Drew, and Nolan) for all the great memories and always having my back. To Keith Smith for opening my door to acting. To Beth Woodard for being a great teacher/friend, and giving me my first lead role. To Pam Livingstone for really teaching me how to express myself on stage. To Jeff Hartman for teaching me to sing to the best of my abilities. To Sonya Briggs for showing me how to dance, and how much joy it brings to my life. To my grandparents for loving me and being awesome. And to Mr. Ingram for connecting with me and being so much more than a teacher to me, but a friend and mentor.
Imagine- John Lennon (3:55)
John Lennon - Imagine HD
The idea of this song is humanly impossible, but it would be amazing if it was possible. I wouldn't complain...
One Love- Bob Marley (2:52)
Bob Marley - One Love
I wish everyone would apply this song to how they treat others.
A Country Boy Can Survive- Hank Williams Jr. (4:33)
Hank Williams, Jr. - "Country Boys Can Survive" (Official Music Video)
I'm not a "country boy", but I feel like I could survive if I had to. Not to mention this is a bad @$$ song.
American Kids- Kenny Chesney (3:22)
Kenny Chesney - American Kids
This basically is my short teenage life in a nutshell.
Sweet Home Alabama- Lynyrd Skynyrd (4:45)
Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama - Lyrics IN Video + Description (HD)
My dad's side of the family is from Alabama, and this song gives me a pretty good sense of pride.
Family Tradition- Hank Williams Jr. (4:00)
Hank Williams jr - Family tradition
I'm kind of the loud rebel in my family, and I identify with Hank very well in this song.
On the Road Again- Willie Nelson (2:33)
Willie Nelson - On The Road Again
This song reminds me of my backpacking adventures all throughout western North Carolina and Eastern Tennessee with my best friends.
Oceans- Hillsong (5:50)
Hillsong United - "Oceans" (Live at RELEVANT)
This song speaks going where your faith has never been tested before, and how Jesus is always there with us. This is, in my opinion, the most powerful Christian song of this century so far.
The House That Built Me- Miranda Lambert (4:11)
Miranda Lambert - The House That Built Me
I know my parents will move out of our house when my brother graduates, and the thought is pretty upsetting to me. This song brings a lot of emotions to me.
Say Something- Great Big World (3:51)
A Great Big World & Christina Aguilera - Say Something
This song is for the only girl that ever really broke me.
Somewhere Over the Rainbow- Israel Kamakawiw'ole (3:47)
OFFICIAL Somewhere over the Rainbow - Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole
Sometimes I listen to this song, and it takes me to my happy place.
Hakuna Matata- Lion King (3:49)
The Lion King - Hakuna Matata (HD)
Basically my philosophy.
Let It Be- The Beatles (3:43)
The Beatles - Let It Be Lyrics
This song has gotten me through so many ordeals. This has probably been the most important song in my life.
Do You Hear the People Sing- Les Mis (1:50)
Les Miserables 10th Anniversary (HD) - Do You Hear the People Sing (18/41)
I was in a production of Les Mis last spring, and it was one of the best experiences of my life. This song brings so much nostalgia to me.