|Birth name||Lawrence Bennett Gottlieb|
June 9, 1951 |
Jackson Heights, Queens, New York
|Origin||Port Washington, New York, USA|
|Genres||Country, rhythm and blues, pop|
Lawrence Bennett "Larry" Gottlieb (born in 1951 in Jackson Heights, New York) is an American songwriter. Though he is mainly a country music songwriter, he has also written songs for various other music genres.
Gottlieb has penned songs for Trisha Yearwood, Kim Richey and Kevin Montgomery, as well as penning "Dancin' in the Ruins" with Jason Scanlon. The song came to BÖC through the publisher, and was recorded for "Club Ninja." Gottlieb has been nominated for two Grammy Awards: one in 1982 for Best R&B Song, with his song, "When She Was My Girl", performed by the Four Tops, and the other in 1997 for Best Country Song, with his song, "Believe Me Baby (I Lied)", performed by Trisha Yearwood.
Major songwriting contributions
|1981||Four Tops||"When She Was My Girl"||Tonight!||Marc Blatte|
|1982||Rachel Sweet||"Voo Doo"||& Then He Kissed Me: Blame It on Love|
|1986||Marie Osmond||"Read My Lips"||There's No Stopping Your Heart|
|Kenny Rogers & Nickie Ryder||"The Pride is Back"||Through The Years: A Retrospective||Marc Blatte & Alan Monde|
|Blue Öyster Cult||"Dancin' in the Ruins"||Club Ninja||Jason Scanlon|
|Joe Cerisano||"Hands Across America"||Marc Blatte & John Carney|
|1992||Four Tops||"Sad Hearts"||When She Was My Girl||Marc Blatte|
|Pirates of the Mississippi||"Till I'm Holding You Again"||Walk the Plank||Bill McCorvey & Rich Alves|
|1993||Kevin Montgomery||"Red-Blooded American Boy"||Fear Nothing|
|"Code of Honor"|
|"I Won't Close My Eyes"|
|"Which Way Is It Gonna Be"|
|"I Want You"|
|"Don't Make Me Hate the Things I Love"|
|1996||Trisha Yearwood||"Believe Me Baby (I Lied)"||Everybody Knows||Kim Richey & Angelo Petraglia|
|1997||Martina McBride||"I Won't Close My Eyes"||Evolution||Kevin Montgomery|
|Kim Richey||"I'm Alright"||Bitter Sweet|
|"To Tell the Truth"|
|"The Lonesome Side of Town"|
|1998||Terri Clark||"I'm Alright"||How I Feel||Kim Richey & Angelo Petraglia|
|2001||Bill Deasy||"Good Things are Happening"||Bill Deasy|
|"She Don't Wake Me Up"|
|"Thank You Very Much"|
Larry Gottlieb – Allmusic artist entry
- Schenck, Steve. "Larry Gottlieb Discography". BlueOysterCult.com. Retrieved 2011-08-24.
- Drake, Howard (2009). "MusicVF Songs written by Larry Gottlieb". MusicVF.com. Retrieved 2011-08-24.
- Blatte, Marc. "Rejection is just an invitation to resubmit. Always RSVP". PositiveArticles.com. Retrieved 2011-08-25.
- "Tracks Composed By: M. Blatte, L. Gottlieb". 45cat.com. Retrieved 2013-08-17.