Laura Leigh Jones has joined Billy Blue Music Publishing, part of Nashville’s Daywind Music Group. The signing was announced by Joe Dan Cornett, Creative Director of Billy Blue Publishing.
“I’m so excited to add Laura Leigh to our Billy Blue Music Publishing roster,” Cornett says. “The first thing that drew me to Laura Leigh, in addition to her songwriting skill, was the bubbly personality that is apparent the moment you meet her. She is also a walking encyclopedia of bluegrass music knowledge and the lineage of the genre.”
Raised on country, bluegrass, and roots music on the Virginia/Carolina line, Laura Leigh has been writing and performing since she was a pre-teen. In her youth, she performed with her family’s bluegrass band The Cana Ramblers, a group that garnered national attention for its final album release in 2009. After moving to Nashville in 2011, Laura
Leigh quickly found herself penning songs with some of Music City’s top hit makers.
Jones released her own solo EP in 2016 with 6 original songs. Her lyrics are contemporary and brimming with attitude.
Her most recent cut is the song “Poison” on Sierra Hull’s album, 25 Trips.
Jones will likely collaborate with other writers in the Billy Blue Publishing stable, including Bill Whyte and Donna Ulisse, as well as with Billy Blue label artists.
“Laura Leigh will be a great asset to our already amazing team of songwriters,” Cornett says. “I look forward to working with her for years to come.”