Mike Reid

Genres: Comedy
Descriptive "tags": country traditional country male vocalists country worship under 2000 listeners Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s
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Biography

24 May 1947, Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA. Reid gained a degree in music from Penn State University but he was also an outstanding football player, becoming a professional for the Cincinnati Bengals. He won a national award as Defensive Rookie of the Year. Although he became a football star, he quit in 1975 to play keyboards for the Apple Butter Band in Cincinnati. He then became a solo performer with most bookings based on his previous fame including some performances as a guest pianist with symphony orchestras. In 1980, he moved to Nashville. He befriended Ronnie Milsap and wrote several US country hits for him, including ‘Inside’ (a number 1), ‘Stranger In My House’, ‘Lost In The Fifties’ and ‘Old Folks’, which was a duet. Since then, he has written numerous country successes including ‘One Good Well’ (Don Williams), ‘Tell Him I’m Crazy’ (Shelby Lynne), ‘Love Without Mercy’ (Lee Roy...

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