Jon Vezner

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Jon Vezner
Born (1951-06-06) June 6, 1951 (age 67)[1]
Minneapolis, Minnesota[1]
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Years active 1980s-present
Associated acts Kathy Mattea

Jon Vezner (born June 6, 1951) is an American country music songwriter. He is best known for his work with Kathy Mattea, to whom he has been married since 1988.

Vezner began working as a songwriter in Minnesota and later moved to Nashville, Tennessee. He set up a publishing company underneath the apartment in which Mattea lived, and befriended her after jump-starting her car. They began dating in 1986, and married on February 14, 1988.[2]

Vezner wrote several of Mattea's songs, including "Where've You Been", "A Few Good Things Remain", "Time Passes By", and "Whole Lotta Holes". He also wrote "Then What?" for Clay Walker, "If I Didn't Love You" by Steve Wariner, and "You're Gone" by Diamond Rio.[2][1]


  1. ^ a b c "Jon Vezner". Allmusic. Retrieved 10 August 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Jon Vezner biography". Retrieved 10 August 2017.