Don McKim


The Songwriters Portal Spotlight is on Don McKim for October 2020

Don McKim is a Live Music Cameraman and Concert Video Director. He started touring in the early '90s with Brooks & Dunn. In 2003 he directed James Taylor's "October Road Tour", and in 2004 toured Europe with Paul McCartney. In the Pop & Rock world, he's done stints with Jimmy Buffett, Gloria Estefan, Kid Rock and Van Halen. In Country Music, he's toured with Miranda Lambert, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire and many others before joining up with Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood in 2014. He says he doesn't plan to leave that camp until the day they call it quits. In his off time, he loves to write songs and is grateful for everyone at Songwriters Portal International.


His co-writers for "That Girl In Cowboy Boots" are Dylan Altman and Sean McNamara. "Cowboy Boots" is a catchy lighthearted rocker for a young guy who wisely wants to add another uptempo tune to his record and to his setlist. Dylan Altman has a few # 1's to his credit including "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" and "Take A Little Ride". Sean McNamara is the owner of McNamara's Irish Pub in Nashville, TN. Considered one of the Top 25 Authentic Traditional Irish Pubs in the U.S., it is known for its incredible food and live music. Sean and Dylan can often be found hosting a hit songwriters, writers night, as well as many other musical events throughout the year. Naturally, this song was written in the pub well after the last customers had gone home for the evening, and was most likely inspired by a patron of the pub, or as they like to say... "That Girl In Cowboy Boots"!!!

McNamaras Irish Pub

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