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Published: 5/19/2008

Jim Femino hits #1 with James Otto's "Just Got Started Lovin' You"

Jim Femino

Songwriter Jim Femino recently stopped by the SESAC office to celebrate his new affiliation with the organization.  Femino penned the current #1 hit for James Otto “Just Got Started Lovin’ You ". 

Pictured is SESAC's Shannan Neese, Jim Femino and SESAC's Tim Fink

Over the years, Jim has played with, toured with and/or shared the stage with a number of acts including Toby Keith, ZZ Top, Montgomery Gentry, Pure Prairie League, Stephen Stills, Carole King, Steve Azar, Greg Allman, Steve Forbert, Donovan, Vince Gill, Bobby Hebb, Brad Delp & Fran Sheehan of “Boston”, Michelle Phillips (of The Mamas & Papas), Keith Carradine, Allison Krauss, Beausoleil, Tiny Tim, Richie Havens, Michael Martin Murphy, Jonathan Edwards, The Story, John Gorka and on and on etc. 

Along with his own career as a recording artist, Jim is a successful songwriter/music publisher (and record producer when a project presents itself.)  His recent cuts of note include the song “Hello” from Toby Keith’s BLUE MOON album (Double Platinum), “I Don’t Understand My Girlfriend” from Toby’s DREAM WALKIN’ album (Gold), “Die With Your Boots On” on Toby’s Dreamworks album HOW DO YOU LIKE ME NOW, which was the Academy Of Country Music’s 2001 Album Of The Year (Double Platinum), and the song “Forever Hasn’t Got Here Yet” on his Dreamworks album PULL MY CHAIN (Triple Platinum).  Jim’s also got several songs “in the can” on major label projects currently awaiting release including "LOOK AT 'EM FLY (THE LADYBUG SONG) on Craig Morgan's new Broken Bow CD and "JUST GOT STARTED LOVIN' YOU" on James Otto's new Warner Bros. release.  He has also written commercials for General Motors, Toyota and several network and cable TV shows.