Gary Burr, born in Meriden, Connecticut, is an American musician and songwriter and producer with many hits recorded by country music performers. Burr began his career as a member of the group Pure Prairie League from 1982 to 1985, taking over after Vince Gill departed the group. Burr later moved to Nashville and became a songwriter, penning hits for a plethora of country artists (and a few Pop and Rock artists). Burr's first Top-10 hit as a songwriter was "Love's Been A Little Bit Hard On Me" released by Juice Newton, which reached #7 on Billboard's Hot 100 in 1982. Songs written/co-written by Gary Burr: This list of songs or music-related items is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. "The Time Machine" - Collin Raye, "Wrong Again" - Mindy McCready, "Love's Been a Little Bit Hard on Me" - Juice Newton, "Walkin' Into Trouble" - Juice Newton, "Make My Life With You" - The Oak Ridge Boys, "I Try to Think About Elvis" - Patty Loveless, "A Thousand Times a Day" - Patty Loveless, "Up and Flying" - Reba McEntire, "I Wear Your Love"- Kathy Mattea, "Bus Ride"- Suzy Bogguss, "Can't Be Really Gone" - Tim McGraw, "To Be Loved by You" - Wynonna, "Cover to Cover" - Billy Ray Cyrus, "More Love" - Doug Stone, "Too Busy Being in Love" - Doug Stone, "What's in It for Me" - John Berry, "Man of My Word" - Collin Raye, "Burned Like a Rocket" - Billy Joe Royal, "That's My Job" - Conway Twitty, "The Vows Go Unbroken (Always True to You)" - Kenny Rogers, "Watch Me" - Lorrie Morgan, "Sure Love" - Hal Ketchum, "In a Week or Two" - Diamond Rio, "One Night a Day" - Garth Brooks, "We Don't Have to Do This" - Tanya Tucker, "Where Was I" - Ricky Van Shelton, "Till You Love Me" - Reba McEntire, "One Last Good Hand"- Reba McEntire, "What Mattered Most" - Ty Herndon, "Heart Half Empty" - Ty Herndon & Stephanie Bentley, "On the Side of Angels" - LeAnn Rimes, "Nothin' 'Bout Love Makes Sense" - LeAnn Rimes, "Bottle" - LeAnn Rimes, "I Already Do" - Chely Wright, "It Was" - Chely Wright, "Everything" - Chely Wright, "A Man Ain't Made of Stone" - Randy Travis, "Out of My Bones" - Randy Travis, "You Made Me That Way" - Andy Griggs, "This Is the Night" - Clay Aiken, "Before Your Love" - Kelly Clarkson, "Nobody Wants to Be Lonely" - Ricky Martin & Christina Aguilera, "Tomorrow's Goodbye" - Lynyrd Skynyrd, "Todo" - Alejandra Guzmán, "Just Around the Eyes" - Faith Hill, "I Would Be Stronger Than That" - Faith Hill, "Outside My Window" - Sarah Buxton, "In the Meantime" -- Sarah Marince, "Learning To Live With Me" - Gary Allan, "Always Something To Believe In" - Malea McGuinness, As producer: Burr has produced a number of songs and albums, including the Disney Records album The Best of Country Sing the Best of Disney, and Olivia Newton-John's Back with a Heart. U.S. Senate Testimony: As a note of his importance and influence as a major American songwriter, Burr gave Testimony to the U.S. Senate in November, 2005 concerning audio/video piracy (specifically from China) on behalf of himself and the RIAA. 1 Blue Sky Riders: Burr is a member of Blue Sky Riders, a country music trio also featuring Kenny Loggins and Georgia Middleman (whom he married in 2012). They released their debut album, Finally Home, on January 29, 2013. Sources: Official Web site, Short bio at East Central One, Bio at Disney Country record label

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