About Us

Rider Publishing, LLC was established in 2000 by songwriters John Langan and Chuck Smith to administer their song catalogue. John and Chuck are long-time friends and collaborators concentrating on constructing well-crafted commercial songs in the country and pop genres. Since establishing Rider Publishing John and Chuck have built an impressive award winning song catalogue

Latest Songs

Take a listen to our latest creations.

Summer 2019 John & Chuck recorded 8 new songs at Nashville’s legendary County Q Studios with vocalists Brandon Chase, Matt Dame, Ron Wallace and Tania Hancheroff backed by some of the best studio musicians working today: J.T Corenflos Lead Guitar, Danny Parks Rhythm Guitar, Russ Pauhl Steel Guitar, Don Kerce Bass, Jimmy Nichols Keyboards, Paul Scholten Drums.
All songs written and produced by John Langan & Chuck Smith

*Award Winning

Award Winning Song Catalogue

  • 2004    “To Love”
    Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Country Silver Award
  • 2006   “Someone You Loved”
    Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Country Gold Award
  • 2009  “That’s Me Loving You”
    Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Country Silver Award
  • 2009 “A Thing or Two”
    Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Grand Prize Winner
  • 2009 “Sometimes"
    CMT/NSAI Song Contest Finalist
  • 2010 “Sweet Ride”
    USA Songwriting Competition Finalist
  • 2010 “Run”
    Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Pop Gold Award
  • 2015 “Cabin Fever” 
    Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Country Bronze Award
  • 2015 “Forever”
    Mid-Atlantic Song Contest Pop Silver Award