I am pretty sure I spent the next few minutes just digging myself into a hole by trying to explain Ben Rector. I am sure I did not do it justice but when he looked at me and asked why I could not have just said, “The Ramones” I knew it was not meant to be. Ben’s song “She Is” completely captivated me in January and has had the top spot on my playlist since. Yes, Ben Rector is probably the most played artist on my iTunes and yet the majority of people have not heard of him. Well, I am going to change that today by introducing you to he sweet, sweet sound of Nashville based musician Ben Rector.
I discovered him one day when listening to my Matt Nathanson station on Pandora when I realized I clicked away from what I was doing to give his song a thumbs up. The name sounded familiar and then I realized I had done the same with a few of his other songs. Fast forward a few years and you better believe I have everyone of his 55 songs that are available through iTunes. Sure, he’s married, but certain songs I can just imagine he is singing to me. Here are my three favorites: