In addition to Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn and Josh Turner, he’s also written music for Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Porter Wagoner, Loretta Lynn, George Strait, Blake Shelton, and Billy Currington. Basically, he’s worked with country royalty.
But Shawn isn’t just a writer. He’s a gifted musician as well. He’s been a touring or recording musician for a number of big names, including Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood, Shelby Lynn, and the Osborne Brothers.