Georgia Middleman

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Georgia Middleman
Birth name Georgia Leigh Middleman
Born (1967-12-27) December 27, 1967 (age 46)
Origin Houston, Texas, USA
Genres Country, Vocal Jazz
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Years active 2000-present
Labels Giant, Middle Sister Records
Associated acts Blue Sky Riders

Georgia Leigh Middleman (born December 27, 1967 in Houston, Texas) is an American country singer. Middleman sang from age ten at the Texas Star Inn in San Antonio, and began writing songs shortly thereafter. She sold recordings of her first song, There's a Rainbow in Everybody's Heart, on her elementary school playground. In her teens, she opened in concert for Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, and collaborated with Dick Wagner at age 17.[1] After graduating from high school, she attended New York University on a theater scholarship, and worked on Off-Broadway shows and as a songwriter.

Following her schooling, she moved to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a career in acting, but by 1992 she had moved to Nashville to pursue music. She worked odd jobs and played locally before taking a job as a songwriter for Polygram Records in 1997. Soon after she was overheard by the president of Giant Records at a local show, who signed her. The label released her debut in 2001, after she had scored two country radio hits in the U.S..

Middleman also co-wrote Radney Foster's 1998 single "I'm In," which was later released as a single by The Kinleys in 2000 and Keith Urban in 2009. She also co-wrote Tracy Lawrence's 2004 single "It's All How You Look at It" and Sarah Buxton's 2006 debut single "Innocence."

Middleman is a member of Blue Sky Riders, a country music trio also featuring Kenny Loggins and Gary Burr.[2] They released their debut album, Finally Home, on January 29, 2013.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details
Endless Possibilities
Unchanged
Things I Didn't Know I Knew
  • Release date: April 29, 2008
  • Label: Middle Sister Records

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak positions Album
US Country
2000 "No Place Like Home" 53 Endless Possibilities
"Kick Down the Door" 60

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak positions Album
US Country
2003 "Scary Old World"[A] Radney Foster 52 Another Way to Go
Notes
  • A^ The radio edit of "Scary Old World" featured Georgia Middleman as a duet partner, while the version on Foster's Another Way to Go album features Chely Wright. This song was credited to "Radney Foster with Chely Wright or Georgia Middleman".

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
2000 "Kick Down the Door"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charlotte Dillon, Georgia Middleman at Allmusic
  2. ^ "Kenny Loggins' Third Act: Blue Sky Riders". Huffington Post. 2012-02-16. 
  3. ^ Emling, Shelley (January 29, 2013). "Blue Sky Riders: Kenny Loggins' Trio Celebrates Release Of New Album, 'Finally Home'". The Huffington Post. Retrieved January 30, 2013. 

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