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FRANK J. MYERS

Songwriter of “I Swear,” “You and I,” “Once Upon a Lifetime” and "I'm Already There"

Frank J. Myers moved to Nashville from Dayton, Ohio in 1981. He got his start as band leader, road manager and lead guitarist for Eddy Raven for 9 years. It was with Eddy that Frank started writing, playing and co-producing sessions. They had 2 number ones, 5 number twos and 3 top tens. Songs such as "I Got Mexico", "Bayou Boys", "You Should’ve Been Gone By Now", "Sometimes A Lady" and many others. Frank had his first single, "You and I" (Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle) hit number one: (four weeks on Country charts, number two for six weeks AC charts, and number 6 for four weeks Pop charts).

It was during his time with Eddy Raven that Frank met Gary Baker. They had their first number one together in 1993 with "Once Upon A Lifetime" by Alabama. Gary and Frank recorded one album for MCG/Curb Records as Baker & Myers and were 3 time nomiees for Duo Of The Year at the ACM’s and CMA’s. Their greatest accomplishment as writers together came when John Michael Montgomery recorded "I Swear" which was number one for 4 weeks on the Country charts. The song was then recorded by All 4 One and went to number one on the pop charts and stayed there for 11 weeks.

 

Frank also co-wrote "I’m Already There" the 7-week number one smash by Lonestar, which was nominated for a Grammy and CMA Song and Single Of The Year. The song also went to number 2 on the AC chart. It was also named American Songwriter Magazine’s Country Song of the year and Frank was voted Country Songwriter of the year along with Gary Baker and Richie McDonald. His single "My Front Porch Looking In" by Lonestar is the first record in R&R history to go to #1, fall to number #2 for 6 weeks, and go back to #1. His latest #1 was "Tomorrow" by Chris Young which was also nominated for ACM Single of the Year. Frank has had songs recorded by over 50 Country and Pop Artists. He’s had 12 number ones and 20 top tens and a 2021 Nashville Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame Nominee. 

 

Frank’s co-writes/productions include Kenny Loggins, Richie McDonald, Lonestar, Vince Gill, Billy Ray Cyrus, All 4 One, Pam Tillis, The Gatlins, Andy Griggs, Eddy Raven, John Rich, Dave Fenley, Angie Keilhauer and many others!