Holly Dunn

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Descriptive "tags": country country folk female vocalists alt-country female vocalist female Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Official Homepage VIAF Wikipedia


Holly Suzette Dunn, 22 August 1957, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Dunn’s father was a preacher and her mother a professional artist, but they encouraged their children to sing and entertain. Dunn learned guitar and became a lead vocalist with the Freedom Folk Singers, representing Texas in the White House bicentennial celebrations. After university, she joined her brother, Chris Waters (Chris Waters Dunn), who had moved to Nashville as a songwriter (he wrote ‘Sexy Eyes’ for Dr. Hook). Together they wrote ‘Out Of Sight, Not Out Of Mind’ for Cristy Lane. Among her other songs are ‘An Old Friend’ (Terri Gibbs), ‘Love Someone Like Me’ (New Grass Revival), ‘Mixed Emotions’ (Bruce Murray, brother of Anne Murray) and ‘That Old Devil Moon’ (Marie Osmond). Dunn sang on numerous demos in Nashville. Her self-named album for the MTM label in 1986, and her own composition ‘Daddy’s Hands’, drew...

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