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Derek George

Derek George is a GRAMMY-nominated musician with over 25 years of experience in the music business with hits spanning across three decades as a producer/songwriter and publisher. Since 2012 Derek has produced 8 top 10 hits, 5 topping out at #1, including "How Country Feels", "Running Outta Moonlight", and "Sunny and 75." George recently celebrated his 3rd #1 as a songwriter with Darius Rucker’s hit “For the First Time”. 

Derek has had songs recorded by Blake Shelton, Bryan White, Randy Houser, Diamond Rio, Rascal Flatts, Brantley Gilbert, Jerrod Niemann, Jennifer Nettles, Trace Adkins, Miley Cyrus, Wynonna, Chase Bryant, Drake White, Hootie And the Blowfish, Darius Rucker and many more.


Julian King

Julian King is a GRAMMY award-winning recording engineer and producer who has been involved in more than 100 number one singles and worked on albums that have sold over one hundred million copies! King continues to work with many country music superstars, but also is involved in developing numerous up-and-coming acts. 


King's credits include notable artists such as Willie Nelson, John Anderson, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Toby Keith, Tracy Lawrence, Chris Young, Justin Moore, Tyler Farr and many more. Click King's image above to go to his website

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About our label

A product of discussions on a back porch just south of Nashville, Stepside Records now provides a vehicle for King and George to use their decades of industry knowledge and studio expertise to identify and develop new talent. 

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