|Origin Nashville, Tennessee|
Associated acts Phil Vassar
Years active 1971-present
Name Charlie Black
|Born November 23, 1949 (age 66) Cheverly, Maryland (1949-11-23)|
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Charlie Black (born November 23, 1949 in Cheverly, Maryland) is an American country music songwriter.
Black graduated from University of Maryland in 1970 and moved to Nashville, Tennessee the same year. His first cut was "Girl, You Came and Eased My Mind" by Tommy Overstreet. Since then, he has written singles for Anne Murray, Gary Morris, Earl Thomas Conley, Johnny Paycheck, and Phil Vassar. In 1991, the Nashville Songwriters Association International inducted Black into its hall of fame.
Black is married to Dana Hunt, who is also a songwriter. She co-wrote George Strait's singles "Check Yes or No" and "Write This Down".