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Open Letter to Keith Urban

Linda (Kaywood) Bilyeu is a self-published author. Her books are available on Amazon. She writes from the heart—there is no other way.


Keith Urban's Top Hits...

Dear "Sweet Thing"....I'm writing this letter to you to thank you for sharing your musical talents with your fans and "Making Memories Of Us." This song was my daughter's and son-in-law's first dance song at their wedding, I was one proud mama.

You are like the perfect pair of blue jeans, reliable, comfortable and when "I'm In" them, I know chances are very good that I'll have a "Better Life."

"Somebody Like You" and your catchy, country tunes can take a bad day and turn it around into marvelous, memorable moments. Your songs help me to de-stress, relax and help to remind me to be here now which by the way, would be a great song title and I bet it would be another hit for you. It's worth a try.

As "Days Go By" I wonder, how did I ever survive "Without You" and your musical genius! Whether it's your songwriting, guitar playing or singing I admire you for your drive and determination to please your audience.

Personally I think "Everybody" should listen to your voice if only "Once In A Lifetime" but I guarantee they will become hooked from the first song.

I can then proceed to say, "I Told You So!" I can also tell them not to be a "Stupid Boy" or girl and listen to my advice next time, because I know great music when I hear it!

Seriously, "Who Wouldn't Want To Be Me" as I'm dancing around the room while feeling the melody and being taken to a different dimension!

Even if it's "Raining On Sunday" the dancing is going to happen and I am so grateful. Which, by the way, this song is amazing for every day of the week, not just Sunday.


Keith Urban's song list continues...

Keith, you are truly a wonder from down under. Hey, there's another song title for you! I'm on a roll...

I have been a fan for many years. I will always remember the time I met you at a concert in a parking lot for a Best Buy grand opening. The very short line to shake your hand began "Where The Blacktop Ends," it was a spectacular outdoor experience.

I never had a chance to tell you when you shook my hand, but I was secretly wishing for you to "Kiss A Girl" and of course that would have been me! If you had the opportunity to do that trust me, "You'll Think Of Me" afterwards.

I also would have loved to have had the chance to hear you tell me "You Look Good In My Shirt!" Hold up, back to reality!

"Your Everything" to your beautiful daughters, wife Nicole Kidman and abundance of fanatical fans. Your latest gig as an American Idol judge has gained you a whole new audience. Friends of mine, who would never listen to country music, now tell me that they are fans of yours. I love it!

I know you appreciate all you have achieved "But For The Grace Of God" can you come back to Orlando for another concert, a private one would be ever better! I'd be so honored.

I'll give you some more time to ponder that idea, well at least "Till Summer Comes Along."

If you adhere to this one request I will "Put You In a Song" well, that's if I ever begin writing music. With you being so influential I just might do that one day.

Thank you again for sharing your gift with your fans. I no longer say "Tonight I Wanna Cry" I now say, I'm going to listen to Keith because "You're My Better Half" when it comes to making my heart super happy via terrific artistic tunes!

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On behalf of the multitude of admiring fans you have acquired over the years I would like to say "Only You Can Love Us This Way!"

You sure make a "Long Hot Summer" a lot cooler! Keep on rockin' it KU. Hey, yet, another song title!


Keith Urban - Cop Car

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert - We Were Us

Keith Urban's Complete List of #1 Hits

1- But For The Grace Of God
2- Somebody Like You
3- Who Wouldn't Want To Be Me
4- You'll Think Of Me
5- Days Go By
6- Making Memories Of Us
7- Better Life
8- You Look Good In My Shirt
9- Start A Band (w/Brad Paisley)
10- Sweet Thing
11- Only You Could Love Me This Way
12- Without You
13- Long Hot Summer
14-You Gonna Fly
15- Little Bit Of Everything
16- We Were Us (W/Miranda Lambert)
17 - Somewhere In My Car
18 - Raise 'Em Up

Somebody Like You

Funny video with Ellen Degeneres!

Keith Urban "Only You" first video 1991

© 2011 Linda Bilyeu

Do you have a favorite Keith Urban moment or song?

Rich on July 26, 2013:

I usually don't noalmrly post on many another Blogs, yet I just has to say thank you keep up the amazing work. Ok unfortunately its time to get to school.

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on October 25, 2012:

Nell, I'm so happy to hear that I was able to turn you onto Keith Urban! :)

Nell Rose from England on October 25, 2012:

I did laugh the other day, on the radio they kept mentioning him, and I was sitting there saying, oh yes I know all about him! lol!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on October 25, 2012:

10/26 Happy 45th Birthday to Keith Urban!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on September 09, 2012:

Hi Hannah, I hope Keith Urban stops by to answer your questions. In the meanwhile keep on enjoying his amazing music! :)

Hannah Warriner on September 09, 2012:

What's your favorite spider-man movie?

What's your favorite Avril Lavigne song?

Do you listen to all sorts of music?

I like your music.

Love Hannah

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on April 02, 2012:

I totally agree Christy!! I like the way you think!!

Christy Birmingham from British Columbia, Canada on April 02, 2012:

With Keith Urban in the title how could I NOT vote up?!!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on October 26, 2011:

Happy Birthday KU!!!

Jackie Lynnley from the beautiful south on October 25, 2011:

This "IS" great. I may go back to listening to him again. Fell in love with him then he got in that drug thing and that just disgusts me when someone who has everything does that and are such a bad influence too on so many people, but I hear he is clean now and I can see he is certainly good. Hope that guy with the girl in the video learns to sing too! lol

Roger Bamps on October 22, 2011:

If you ask me,that time Keith Urban,

by shaking the hand of Sunshine,

opened her heart for Country Music.

He opened a lot of our Keith!

Even the concert: "Fait Hill".

And her I would like to shake hands(;o)

I would say:"Nicole Kidman"?

pass it on!!!

Because if somewhere Sunshine shows,

it is getting a bright day(;o))

Even on a:"Long Hot Summer(Sunday)!!!

for so called because his little daughter.

Dear Sunshine,Very nicely written your letter to Keith Urban!!!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on October 16, 2011:

Hi Silver Genes! I'm glad you enjoyed the Ellen & Keith video, they were too funny!

Congrats to Keith on his newest #1 single Long Hot Summer ... Must see video added! :)

SilverGenes on October 13, 2011:

I love this hub and how you put it all together!!! That commercial with Ellen is hilarious!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on October 12, 2011:

I added the video of the "making of the Phoenix Fragrance commercial" starring Keith and Ellen Degeneres to this hub! A MUST watch for any Keith or Ellen fan!:))

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on September 04, 2011:

Upper to edit...check your tells you which search engines were used for your hub:)

Brenda Barnes from America-Broken But Still Beautiful on September 04, 2011:

How can you see that? I might send mine to Bruce. lol

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on September 04, 2011:

Thank you hyphenbird! Someone actually shared it on KU's website according to my stats...I'm still hoping on a comment or a backstage pass would be better!!! I'm on my way to check out your Bruce hub! :)

Brenda Barnes from America-Broken But Still Beautiful on September 04, 2011:

Sunshine, this is so cool and you did a great job with it. Really it is harder than people realize to put something like this together. I did one on Bruce Springsteen songs, but it was not this nice. My girl was a stalker. lol

Mr. Urban would love this. Perhaps you can send it to him through his website. He might even send you a backstage pass. And you can take me with you because I suggested it!

What a great Hub.

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on September 02, 2011:

From your mouth to Keiths ears Sharyn! :)

I actually heard from a man who hand delivered a letter he wrote to Keith. The letter was about his wife who had passed away and was a KU fanatic...possibly more then I am. Possibly:)

Sharon Smith from Northeast Ohio USA on September 02, 2011:

You are really good at this Sunshine. Awesome writing. Very creative! I can only hope that Keith sees this. Maybe you can hand-deliver . . .


Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on August 28, 2011:

Hi cloverleaf!!! Thanks for stopping by...I'm proud of this hub! I just added a new video that I've never seen .... You're Not Alone Tonight .... WOW powerful!!

Louise from Calgary, AB, Canada on August 23, 2011:

WOW Sunshine I really loved this hub. I'm a bit Keith Urban fan and frankly quite a bit jealous of the lovely Nicole Kidman. I thought it was clever how you put this hub together.


Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on August 23, 2011:

Keith's genre is country but I consider him a genius of most genre's :) thank you!

Binaya.Ghimire on August 23, 2011:

Though I'm not a great fan of Country Music I listen Keith Urban, mostly in the late evening.

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on August 23, 2011:

I'm impressed that you are both impressed and I hope that one day Keith will be impressed! Thank you Bryan and Cogerson :-))

Mentalist acer from A Voice in your Mind! on August 23, 2011:

I think Kieth Would,as I,be highly impressed with this wonderful and undoubtedly effort driven tribute.;))

UltimateMovieRankings from Virginia on August 23, 2011:

Nice tribute to Keith Urban. You have also included some very impressive videos. Maybe Keith will see this hub and Put in a Song in the future. Voted up awesome, interesting and funny.

Mich S on August 22, 2011:

woohooo Keith!! I love all of his songs and your tribute to him :) I'll always remember when we met Keith after his concert in the parking lot and that you made me tell him the wrong name!!! ;-) hehe just kidding. I'm over it... kinda!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on August 22, 2011:

I can't help but agree with everything you said Lig!!!! :)

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on August 22, 2011:

Thank you Paula!! Compliments are always welcome and appreciated :))

Dave Ligler on August 22, 2011:

Great Hub, if only KU could see you dance around the house as I do . You are blessed to have his music in your life and so am I. He should have "Kissed a Girl" when he had the chance. Loved it !

Suzie from Carson City on August 22, 2011:

Oh Sunshine....damn, girl, you're simply a genius with these hubs!! I LOVE this one. Great pictures, videos, music. Simply fantastic! Up & AWESOME!!

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on August 22, 2011:

Yay ge I'm thrilled you enjoyed the tribute to KU's top ten hits! His titles are so amazing to work with it was a breeze. Kinda. Tim McGraw's song title tribute was bit more challenging but fun anyway. Thank you for stopping by! :)

geegee77 from The Lone Star State!! on August 22, 2011:

Aw sunshine, love, love love it and love KU that was awsome, omg you got to shake his hand that's so cool. Great hub my friend :) ge

Linda Bilyeu (author) from Orlando, FL on August 22, 2011:

Hi Annaw! I'm so glad you enjoyed the tribute and the videos. There is just something really amazing about country music. I hope KU takes a minute to read this tribute one day...OK I wish :))

Carissa on August 22, 2011:

I like - Keith, you are truly a wonder from down under. lol

annaw from North Texas on August 22, 2011:

Really nice tribute. Thanks for including the videos. This young man is one of the few young country artists I listen to. Yes, I like country. Have been listening to it since I was young. In the place and era I grew up in there was not music for my ethnic group on the radio as today. If you did not own records( LP's) the radio was all there was. I grew up listening to the old greats e.g. Loretta Lynn, Dolly Pardon, Porter Wagoner and the like. Good Hub.

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