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Gary Baker (songwriter)

Gary Baker
Born (1952-09-08) September 8, 1952
Origin Niagara Falls, New York, USA
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, Vocalist
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1970s-present
Associated acts Baker & Myers
Website Gary Baker Music

Gary Baker (born September 8, 1952 in Niagara Falls, New York[1]) is an American country music singer and songwriter.

Career

In the late 1970s, Baker was a musician with the LeBlanc and Carr Band. Baker was also a singer musician with the country pop band, The Shooters. He has written songs for John Michael Montgomery, Alabama and others. Baker has been writing with his song writing partner, Frank J. Myers since 1988, both having played in Marie Osmond's band. Baker and Myers' most successful song as songwriters is "I Swear", recorded by both All 4-One and John Michael Montgomery. The song sold more than 20 million copies internationally,[2] and won the 1995 Grammy for "Best Country Song".[3] In 1995, he and Myers recorded one album on Curb Records as the duo Baker & Myers.

Personal

Baker lives in Sheffield, Alabama with his wife and his two sons, Brett and Cole.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.alamhof.org/garybaker.html Gary Baker Bio
  2. ^ "Gary Baker has Midas Touch"
  3. ^ "Grammy Awards: Best Country Song"

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