Keith Gattis

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Keith Gattis
Born (1970-05-26) May 26, 1970 (age 46)
Origin Georgetown, Texas, United States
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Musician Artist Songwriter Producer
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1996–present
Labels RCA
Smith Music Group
Associated acts Kenny Chesney George Strait Dwight Yoakam

Keith Gattis (born May 26, 1970 in Georgetown, Texas) is an American country music artist, songwriter, guiatrist and producer. Gattis has released two studio albums and has charted one single while signed to RCA on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart: "Little Drops of My Heart". In 2002 Gattis became Dwight Yoakam's band leader and lead electric guitar player and is credited on Yoakam's Blame The Vain. In 2005, Gattis released his critically acclaimed record Big City Blues. Gattis has collaborated on records with George Jones, George Strait, Kenny Chesney, Willie Nelson, Kid Rock, Randy Houser, Charlie Robison, Gary Allan, Ashley Monroe, Allison Moorer, Waylon Payne, Miranda Lambert, Sara Evans, Dwight Yoakam, Brandy Clark, Randy Rogers Band, Randy Travis, Eli Young Band and more.

Kenny Chesney recorded two of Gattis' songs for his 2012 album Welcome to the Fishbowl. One of these, El Cerrito Place,previously on Gattis' Big City Blues record, was released by Chesney and charted as a Billboard top 20 single. El Cerrito Place has also been recorded by Charlie Robinson featuring Natalie Maines. Gattis co-wrote Chesney's 2013 single When I See This Bar from the album Life on a Rock, and George Strait's 2013 single I Got a Car. Gattis has had numerous film and television placements including songs in The Jacket, Sicario, and Nashville.

Gattis is currently featured on George Strait's latest album Cold Beer Conversation where he has four writing credits. He is writing and recording the new Gattis record to be released this year.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details
Keith Gattis
Big City Blues
  • Release date: May 10, 2005
  • Label: Smith Music Group

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart
positions
Album
US Country CAN Country
1996 "Little Drops of My Heart" 53 63 Keith Gattis
"Real Deal" 83
1997 "Titanic"[1] Switchback soundtrack
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director
1996 "Little Drops of My Heart"
"Real Deal"[2] Thom Oliphant

List of singles written by Keith Gattis[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak positions Album
US Country Airplay
2004 "El Cerrito Place" Charlie Robison Good Times
2009 "Reconsider" Beautiful Day
"Down Again"
2012 "El Cerrito Place" Kenny Chesney 10 Welcome to the Fishbowl
2013 "When I See This Bar" 14 Life on a Rock
"I Got a Car" George Strait 17 Love Is Everything
2015 "Let It Go" 46 Cold Beer Conversation
2016 "Goin' Goin' Gone"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reviews". Billboard: 80. October 18, 1997. 
  2. ^ "CMT : Videos : Keith Gattis : Real Deal". Country Music Television. Retrieved October 14, 2011. 

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