Chris Gantry


As a songwriter, a storyteller, and the original Nashville outlaw of the 60's, Chris Gantry has written over 1,000 songs. Some of those stories were collaborations with Nashville's best - including Kris Kristofferson, Mel Tillis, Shel Silverstein, and Eddie Rabbit. Over 100 of his songs have been recorded by artists such as Johnny Cash, Reba McEntire, KD Lang, Robert Goulet, Wayne Newton and others. Gantry penned the american classic, Dreams of the Everyday Housewife by Glen Campbell, which won three bBMI honors including the millionaire's award for over two million performances. Gantry has written for Sony music, Warner Chapel music, Faverett music group. in addition to songwriting, Chris is a prolific writer of prose, novels, and poetry. He won the Tennessee Williams play writing contest with a collection of one-act plays entitled Teeth and Nails. Gantry has written several books including Father Duck Tales, a collection of short stories. His recent autobiography, Gypsy Dreamers in the Alley, explores his life in the Nashville music business from his arrival to modern day. The book received glowing reviews from both the Tennessean and USA Today. Gantry currently writes for Cool Vibe Publishing. Chris Gantry plays a significant part in the Outlaws and Armadillos: country’s roaring 70’s exhibit on display now at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville,Tn. Chris Gantry continues writing music with some of today's brightest stars and living the life of a gypsy dreamer. he performs regularly and will be touring this fall.

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