|Genres:||Country & Bluegrass|
|Tags:||country seen live singer-songwriter contemporary christian mississippi mac mcanally|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
|Links:||biography discogs fanpage IMDb myspace official homepage VIAF wikidata wikipedia|
Lyman McAnally Jnr., 1 July 1959, Belmont, Mississippi, USA. McAnallys early life is described in his US country hit song, Back Where I Came From. Inspired by his mothers gospel piano playing, he started working in clubs from a young age, and eventually had a US pop hit in 1977 with Its A Crazy World. His first album for Geffen Records featured the quaintly titled E=MC Squared. Simple Life included harmonies from Tammy Wynette and Ricky Skaggs, but McAnally is better known for his songwriting, which, unusually for Nashville, he generally does on his own. He has written Its My Job, Back Where I Come From (both Jimmy Buffett), Two Dozen Roses and Shes All I Got Going (both Shenandoah), and the classic story-song, Crime Of Passion for Ricky Van Shelton. He wrote Company Time for Linda Davis and the amusing video showed an MCP...