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Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off #1 Party At BMI

 

Kelly Sutton of FOX 17 interviewing Joe Nichols at the BMI #1 party

for Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off

 

Joe Nichols (middle) is joined by the song's writers,

John Wiggins (l) and Gary Hannan

 

Gary Hannan answers questions from Laura Healy of CMT

 

BMI's lobby was packed to the rafters with party goers for Tequila,

and included (l-r) Chris Dodson (Makin' Music), David Preston (BMI)

and Scott Collier

 

Shawn Harnett with David Preston

 

Songwriters Josh Thompson, Sara Montgomery

and Heather Wiggins

 

Uber-producer Tony Brown was joined by Bob Ham

and Mylan Bogdan (Emerald Studios)

 

Joe Nichols greets Mack Wiggins, John's uncle

 

John Wiggins (r) points out to the crowd his co-writer's t-shirt,

bearing the "Got Tequila" logo.

 

Gary Hannan told the crowd the background to the South African phrase "Tequila makes my pants fall off," which inspired the song's hook

 

Joe Nichols, Gary Hannan and John Wiggins

 

Gary Hannan with the plaque for the #1 award

 

Hank Lochlan (r) of CMA present awards for the song to the two writers

 

Tony Brown (r) addresses the crowd while Joe, Gary and John look on

 

Ericka Dunlap, Miss America 2004, was on hand for the #1 party at BMI

 

Patricia Smith (Next Number One) and hit songwriter Harley Allen

 

(l-r) Paul Corbin (BMI), Joe Nichols, Gary Hannan,

Perry Howard (BMI) and John Wiggins

 

Robin Ruddy (l) and Larry Sheridan (r) of Best Built Songs/Parlor Studio,

were joined by Jeff Mosley

 

Gary Hannan and Holly Hefner

 

Nashville journalist Preshias Tome and songwriter Lorna Flowers

 

Jocelyne Bezzi-Batani played the grandmother in the video. 

 

Joe Nichols and songwriter Brad Rowe

 

Gary's father and stepmother, James and Candy Sue Hannan,

along with Gary and Joe Nichols

 

Gary and hit songwriter Kris Bergsenes