Gary Stewart

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Descriptive "tags": country honky tonk great but dead Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Biography

28 May 1945, Jenkins, Kentucky, USA, d. 16 December 2003, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA. Stewart’s family moved to Florida when he was 12, where he made his first record for the local Cory label and played in a beat group called the Amps. Teaming up with a policeman, Bill Eldridge, he wrote Stonewall Jackson’s 1965 US country hit, ‘Poor Red Georgia Dirt’. Several songwriting successes followed including chart entries for Billy Walker (‘She Goes Walking Through My Mind’, ‘When A Man Loves A Woman (The Way I Love You)’, ‘Traces Of A Woman’, ‘It’s Time To Love Her’), Cal Smith (‘You Can’t Housebreak A Tomcat’, ‘It Takes Me All Night Long’) and Nat Stuckey (‘Sweet Thang And Cisco’). Stewart recorded an album for Kapp Records, You’re Not The Woman You Used To Be, and then moved to RCA Records. He had his first US country hit with a country version of the Allman...

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