Shane laughed when he explained his own mother’s place in the song.
“She’s the momma,” he said. “I don’t know if she’ll like everybody knowing that, but it’s true. I say that on stage a lot. She’s the momma and I have a sister and their relationship was definitely the inspiration for that song.”
Thanks to his mother’s influence and the support of his hometown,
Shane is achieving is his dream every day. Conventional wisdom would say he has “made it,” but that’s not the label Shane likes to put on his success. To him, it’s much simpler.
“I’m happy, that’s the thing,” he said. “I’m getting to make a living doing music and I love what I do. To me, that is success.”
No matter what lies ahead of Shane for the rest of his career, it’s safe to say that Mineral Wells will be behind him, every step of the way.
Tune in to ABC on WFAA/Channel 8 to watch the CMAs, Nov. 6, and see the next chapter of Shane’s journey.