Carson Chamberlain

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Carson Chamberlain
Born Berea, Kentucky
Genres Country
Occupations Songwriter
Record producer
Session musician
Instruments Pedal steel guitar
Years active 1980s-present
Associated acts Keith Whitley

Carson Chamberlain (born in Berea, Kentucky) is an American songwriter, record producer and steel guitarist who works mainly in the field of country music.

He worked as a bandleader and steel guitarist for Keith Whitley until Whitley died in 1989.[1] Afterward, he worked as a touring manager for Alan Jackson and Clint Black.[2] Chamberlain became an A&R director at Mercury Nashville in 1994, but later retired from that position. He has also worked as a record producer for several Mercury acts, including Mark Wills, Billy Currington and Easton Corbin.[1][3]

Chamberlain co-wrote the songs "Love's Got a Hold on You", "Everything I Love" and "Between the Devil and Me" for Jackson; "The Best Day" for George Strait; and "Walk a Little Straighter" and "I Got a Feelin'" for Currington.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nashville.com Featured Songwriter: Carson Chamberlain". Nashville.com. 3 August 2010. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Songs of Carson Chamberlain". Universal Music Publishing. Retrieved 27 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Moore, Rick (16 December 2010). "Nashville Songwriter Series: Carson Chamberlain". American Songwriter. Retrieved 27 April 2011.