Wood was born and raised in Hampton, Arkansas graduating from the University of Arkansas with a degree in business administration in 1970. He is the sole owner of Rope A Note Music publishing, He also owns Rope A Note studio on Music Row, and has his own production company.
Wood has written some of country music’s biggest hits, among them : “BOBBIE SUE” for THE OAK RIDGE BOYS, “TWENTY YEARS AGO” for KENNY ROGERS, “WHAT I DIDN’T DO” for STEVE WARINER, and “RIDING WITH PRIVATE MALONE” which he produced for DAVID BALL. All have received BMI awards for being played over a million times.
Wood produced, and sang harmony with David Ball on “OLD FOLKS AT HOME”, a track on“Beautiful Dreamer, The Songs Of Stephen Foster”. It won a Grammy for Traditional Folk Album of the year 2005. he has two songs in the new movie “The Last Ride”, about the last three days of Hank Williams’ life. “Hanks Williams Blues”. and “Longing for You” were both co-written with Hank’s daughter Jett Williams.
A Night Like That
A Little Red Wine
Back To Where
Collar On The Nail
Cornbread Wedding Cake
Deeper In Love
Double Agent For The Lord
Every Time I Think It’s Over (This song has been recorded) – ISG.
Get It Right The First Time
Great Minds Drink Alike (This song is on hold – ISG.)
I Don’t Trust My Memory Anymore
If This Ain’t Love
I’m Just Not That Lonely Anymore (Released by Kathy Crinion. ISG.)