|Occupation(s)||Songwriter, record producer|
After attending East Carolina University, Farren signed with MCA in 1983 for a songwriting contract, with which he composed songs for movies and television. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, in the mid-1980s and sang backing vocals in addition to writing songs. Farren produced albums by Boy Howdy, Kevin Sharp, and Deana Carter in the 1990s, and was named Country Producer of the Year in 1997 by American Songwriter magazine.
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