Charlie Black

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Charlie Black
Born (1949-11-23) November 23, 1949 (age 64)
Cheverly, Maryland
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupations Songwriter
Years active 1971-present
Associated acts Phil Vassar

Charlie Black (born November 23, 1949 in Cheverly, Maryland) is an American country music songwriter.

Biography[edit]

Black graduated from Maryland University in 1970 and moved to Nashville, Tennessee the same year. His first cut was "Girl, You Came and Eased My Mind" by Tommy Overstreet. Since then, he has written singles for Anne Murray, Gary Morris, Earl Thomas Conley, Johnny Paycheck, and Phil Vassar.[1] In 1991, the Nashville Songwriters Association International inducted Black into its hall of fame.[2]

Black is married to Dana Hunt, who is also a songwriter. She co-wrote George Strait's singles "Check Yes or No" and "Write This Down".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Charlie Black". Nashville Songwriters Foundation. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Stambler, Irwin; Laudon, Grelon (2000). Country Music: The Encyclopedia. MacMillan. p. 601. 
  3. ^ "Bios". Charlie and Dana Hunt Black. Retrieved 27 June 2013.