What all started from an exchange on Twitter led to budding country star Mitchell Tenpenny and Edwin McCain singing together on stage.
It all started on August 11th when Edwin McCain, who’s song “I’ll Be” has been played at every high school dance since 1998, acknowledged Mitchell Tenpenny’s hit debut single ‘Drunk Me’ on Twitter.
I’m sure that there are many layers to the reasons I love this song. What a song. What a singer. I have to acknowledge greatness when I hear it. https://t.co/v10lgDD93y
— Edwin McCain (@TheEdwinMcCain) August 10, 2018
Drunk Me, which is currently climbing up the charts, is Tenpenny’s breakout song for country music. After McCain sent out the tweet talking about how awesome the song is, Tenpenny started fangirling the two started talking about opportunities to play together and here is what transpired.
Deal! See you in October. I will play drunk me and you play I’ll be. Song swap.
— Edwin McCain (@TheEdwinMcCain) August 12, 2018
Well it’s October 4th and guess what, we have video confirmation that it happened!
What a full circle dream come true for me. One of the first songs I ever learned to sing/play! I got to meet one of my hero’s & all time favorite singers. I was honored to sing “I’ll be” & hear your voice on “drunk me” thank u @TheEdwinMcCain for a memory I’ll hold dear forever! pic.twitter.com/6Zxftbgvpl
— Mitchell Tenpenny (@m10penny) October 4, 2018