One of the most recorded Nashville songwriters ever, Charlie Black has been named Songwriter of the Year three times and was elected to the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Songwriter Hall Of Fame in 1991.
Beginning with his first hit “I Don't Know You Anymore”, recorded by Tommy Overstreet, Charlie has written 15 #1 songs including “Shadows In The Moonlight” by Anne Murray, “Right On The Money” by Alan Jackson, “You Lie” by Reba Mcentire, "100% Chance Of Rain" by Gary Morris, “Honor Bound” by Earl Thomas Conley, and the Grammy nominated songs “A Little Good News” by Anne Murray and “Come Next Monday” by K.T. Oslin.
Charlie Black songs have been recorded by such legendary artists as Roy Orbison, Charlie Rich, Don Williams, Paul Anka, Crystal Gayle, Tanya Tucker, Faron Young, Marty Robbins, Suzy Bogguss, Kathy Mattea, and George Strait. His song “Goodbye Says It All” was Blackhawk’s first big hit, and he helped launch Phil Vassar’s amazing career with “Carlene” and “Six-Pack Summer”.
Charlie and his wife, hit songwriter Dana Hunt Black, now live in Port St. Joe, Florida.
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