Phil O’Donnell, a Canada native, made his first trip to Nashville in 1983 and began developing his skills as a songwriter. Officially making the move in 1994, O’Donnell has also worked as a musician, playing guitar with many artists including Craig Morgan,Jeff Carson, Kevin Denney, Johnny Lee, and Sherrie Austin

O’Donnell’s songwriting credits include the #1 single, “Back When I Knew It All” recorded by Montgomery Gentry, “Love Remembers” and “I Got You” (Craig Morgan), “Tougher Than Nails” (Joe Diffie), “Fore She Was Mama ,She Won’t Be Lonely Long(Clay Walker) Darryl Worley, “Sounds Like Life to Me.” .Clay Walker ,Blain Larson “Chillin’,Chris Janson Til A Women Comes Along,DarylL Worley “Keep The Change.Also had songs cut by Mark Chestnut,Tracy Byrd,Rodney Atkins,Billy Ray Cyrus,Travis Tritt,Gretchin Wilson,James Wesley,Ash Bowers,Joey & Rory,Guy Pinrod,Lila McCan,Kevin Denny,Trent Willman,Andy Griggs,Neal M’Coy,Tracy Lawerence,Sammy Kershaw,Cole Degges And The Lonesome,Randy Travis,Chalee Tennison,Ed Bruce,Jill King,

In addition to having a successful career as a songwriter, O’Donnell also serves as producer for artists such as Craig Morgan ,Josh Thompson, Justin McBride,Chris janson,MarkWills,Tara Oram, Jason Blaine , Darren Kozelsky,Steve Richard,Chancie Neal,Davisson Bros.Band.Among his many production credits is the six-week #1 country hit, “That’s What I Love About Sunday” (Craig Morgan), which was the most played country song of 2005.


  1. Gary Fanjoy says:

    Glad your doin well. Hope to run into you someday again. Gary Fanjoy

  2. Joan McKinney says:

    I had to look twice Philip. You sitting there in overall, I swear you and Gerard are twins…..proud of you Phil and god bless..Joan (from up over the hill)

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