A country origins rocker having a heartland vibe in the vein of Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp, Dan Colehour was created and raised in the heart from the Midwest in the tiny city of Mt. Vernon, IA. He performed drums in assorted nation, rock and roll, and polka rings in your community before making a decision to focus on performing and composing his own tunes. He relocated to southern California when he was 21 years of age, but after his parents resolved in San Antonio, TX, he became a member of them there, spending seven years in San Antonio playing the neighborhood songwriters’ circuit before shifting to Austin and following that, at age 29, to Nashville. In Nashville he fulfilled maker Frank Liddell, who was simply thinking about Colehour’s tunes, and he quickly signed a posting cope with Carnival Posting and subsequently garnered a documenting cope with DreamWorks. Colehour started employed in the studio room with Liddell, producing good usage of the guitar skills of David Grissom, plus they quickly experienced a ten-song recording ready. His recording offer was shuffled to underneath from the pile, though, when DreamWorks was consequently absorbed by Common, as well as the album, for all those practical reasons, was lifeless in water. Trisha Yearwood and Montgomery Gentry documented several Colehour’s tunes, however, which held his name jumping around in Nashville, and finally professional Luke Lewis, who was simply slowly operating his method through the many DreamWorks projects Common had inherited, found the get good at tapes for the record and was happy with what he noticed. The album, known as Right to the Highway, was finally released in 2007 under a joint contract with General and Carnival Information.