Since moving to Nashville from Winston-Salem NC and signing his first publishing deal in 1978, his songs have generated more than 700 recordings, and have been released on ninety-one industry certified Gold and Platinum albums and singles, earning ten ASCAP awards, thirty-four U.S. and Canadian top-ten chart hits, and have become hits in many other worldwide markets. The songs “Fool Hearted Memory” (George Strait), “Pickin’ Up Strangers” (Johnny Lee), “Politics, Religion, And Her” (Sammy Kershaw), “Nothing On But The Radio” (Gary Allan), “Born Country” (Alabama), “Over You” (Anne Murray), “High-Tech Redneck” (George Jones), “Alright Already” (Larry Stewart), “If I Was A Drinkin’ Man” (Neal McCoy), “Size Matters” (Joe Nichols), “Nights” (Ed Bruce), “The Strong One” (Mila Mason), “Lifestyles Of The Not So Rich And Famous” (Tracy Byrd), and “The Pages Of My Mind” (Ray Charles), are just a few of the notable songs in his recorded catalog that spans more than four decades and includes songs recorded by a long list of other iconic and current artists of our time including Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire, Don Williams, John Michael Montgomery, Juice Newton, Joe Nichols, Randy Travis, Keith Whitley, Jason Aldean, Trace Adkins, Conway Twitty, Jeff Bates, Highway 101, Barbara Mandrell, Mel McDaniel, Mark Chesnutt, Rhett Akins, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Whites, Ricky Van Shelton, The Seekers, Rhonda Vincent, Colt Ford, Mo Pitney, The Grascals, Blackhawk, Doc & Merle Watson, Asleep At The Wheel, Dionne Warwick, Toby Keith, Gene Watson, Margo Smith, Tom Wopat, Mark Wills, The Kendalls, Porter Wagoner, Sha Na Na, Moe Bandy, Clint Eastwood, Joe Diffie, Brooks & Dunn, Hank Thompson, Mila Mason, Doug Supernaw, The Road Hammers (Canada), Tyler England, Bill Medley, Clifford Curry, Doug Stone, Hey Romeo (Canada), Gil Grand (Canada), Gord Bamford (Canada), Rockie Lynne, Drew Fish, Curtis Grimes, Charles Esten & Connie Britton (from the Nashville TV series), Dailey & Vincent, and many others. To date, twelve members of the Country Music Hall of Fame, and twelve members of the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame have recorded Byron’s songs. Byron was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018. Byron spends much of his time these days co-writing with up and coming artists, and performing shows.