Dave Loggins

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Career Highlights & Milestones

1947--Born in Mountain City, TN

1970--Moved to Nashville

1971--Signed contract with MCA Music Publishing Co.

1971--First top 10 hit (pop charts), "Pieces of April," recorded by Three Dog Night

1972--Signed first recording deal with Vanguard Records

1974--Released "Please Come to Boston" which went to #5 on the pop charts

1975--Grammy Nomination (Male Performance) for "Please Come to Boston"

1982--Wrote theme for the Masters Golf Tournament (Longest Running Sports Theme in History)

1984--Grammy Nomination for Song of the Year "40 Hour Week for a Livin'"

1985--Recorded "Nobody Loves Me Like You Do" as a duet with Anne Murray; song went to #1 on the country charts and earned a CMA Award for Vocal Duo of the Year

1985--Grammy Nomination for Vocal Duo & CMA Vocal Duo of the Year (with Anne Murray) for "Nobody Loves Me Like You Do" 

1987--Triple Play Award Winner (Three Consecutive Years of Three Number One Songs, Each Year)

1987--ASCAP\Country Songwriter of the Year

1993--Grammy Nomination for Country Song of the Year "She Is His Only Need"

1996--Inducted into the NSAI Songwriters Hall of Fame

*Recipient of 25 ASCAP awards

Songwriting Catalog Highlights:

"Please Come to Boston" - Artists: Dave Loggins

"Forty Hour Week" - Co-writer: Lisa Silver, Don Schlitz, Artists:   Alabama

"She Is His Only Need" - Artists: Wynonna Judd 

"Wheels" - Artists: Restless Heart

"Fast Movin' Train" - Artists: Restless Heart

"One Promise Too Late" - Artists: Reba McEntire 

"Roll On Eighteen Wheeler" - Artists: Alabama

"She and I" - Artists: Alabama 

"Morning Desire" - Artists: Kenny Rogers

"You Make Me Wanna Make You Mine" - Artists: Juice Newton 

"We've Got a Good Fire Goin'" - Artists: Don Williams

"Maggie's Dream" - Co-writer: Lisa Silver, Artists: Don Williams

"Heartbeat In the Darkness" - Co-writer: Russell Smith, Artists: Don Williams

"Just As Long As I Have You" - Co-writer: J.D. Martin, Artists: Don Williams

"Makin' Up For Lost Time" (The Dallas Lovers' Song) - Co-writer: Gary Morris, Artists: Crystal Gayle & Gary Morris

"Pieces of April" - Artists: Three Dog Night


*53 songs were written or cowritten by Dave Loggins and recorded by 35 different artists.

Dave Loggins performing in the early 90's