(Drag City) 11 tracks - Back in '73: invited by ol' JC (that's Mister Cash to you and me) to chill out and cut some tracks at his country manor, our hero (Chris Gantry, to you and me) let loose with a surge of revelations of love and haight; minimalist acid-country/folk, as if the genre ever existed! This is the first sign of it since then, made all the sweeter by the years — and the weirder!
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Chris Gantry (Christopher Cedzich) was born December 29th, 1942 in Queens, New York. He began his career as a singer/songwriter at age fourteen with a recording contract for Paramount Records. He moved to Nashville in 1963, after three years at Bethel College in McKenzie, Tennessee.
Chris has written more than 1,000 songs - some of them as collaborations with Nashville's best - Kris Kristofferson, Mel Tillis, Shel Silverstein, and Eddie Rabbit.
Seventy of his songs were recorded by various artist; Roy Clark, Johnny Cash, Sonny Curtis, Robert Goulet, Wayne Newton, Johnny Lee, Reba McEntire, Billy Walker, Garry Pucket and Rhett Akins, including "Dreams of the Everyday Housewife", by Glen Campbell. "Dreams of the Everyday Housewife" won three M.M.I awards plus the Millionaire's Award for over two million Performances. It also won the Nashville's Songwriter Award in 1968. Chris recorded five albums for Monument and ABC Dot Records. (last.fm)