Paul Overstreet
American singer
Paul Overstreet
Paul Lester Overstreet is an American country music singer and songwriter. He recorded 10 studio albums between 1982 and 2005, and charted 16 singles on the Billboard country charts, including two No.  1 hits. He has also written singles for several other country acts, including No.  1 hits for Randy Travis, Blake Shelton, and Keith Whitley, as well as hits for The Judds and Kenny Chesney.
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Hot Chelle Rae's 'Whatever' Keeps it Real
Voice of America - over 4 years
Pop rock band Hot Chelle Rae started in 2005 when Ryan Follese and Nash Overstreet decided to form a band together.  Both had grown up in musical families since Ryan's father Keith Follese and Nash's father Paul Overstreet were both successful country music songwriters in Nashville, Tennessee.  In 2011 Hot Chelle Rae gained fame with their hit song "Tonight Tonight" off their debut CD Lovesick Electric . Hot Chelle Rae topped the Billboard Adult Pop Chart in ...
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Blake Shelton credits The Voice for reigniting creative fire - Montreal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
Shelton came to Nashville at age 17, idolizing Travis Tritt and Paul Overstreet and imagining Nashville's famed Music Row as an impregnable fortress of towering skyscrapers. "I figured out what makes this industry work, what makes the world turn here
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Blake Shelton credits "The Voice" for reigniting fire - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
Shelton came to Nashville at age 17, idolizing Travis Tritt and Paul Overstreet and imagining Nashville's famed Music Row as an impregnable fortress of towering skyscrapers. "I figured out what makes this industry work, what makes the world turn here
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HOT DISH: Is Tim McGraw Considering A Star Is Born Remake? - CMT.com
Google News - over 5 years
Ellen DeGeneres showed up, too, for the concert series that featured surprise appearances from Nicki Minaj and Music City's Hot Chelle Rae, the hotter-than-hot band that includes Nash Overstreet, the son of hit songwriter Paul Overstreet and brother of
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Chord Overstreet ist happy: Sein Leben nach Glee - Miss Hollywood
Google News - over 5 years
Als Sohn der Country-Legende Paul Overstreet (56) wurde ihm die Musik schon in die Wiege gelegt. „Ich schreibe schon mein ganzes Leben lang Songs und hatte die Möglichkeit, an einem Album zu arbeiten. Dafür habe ich eine große Leidenschaft
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Glee spunk to release album - Sydney Star Observer
Google News - over 5 years
The son of a country music musician, Paul Overstreet, the 22-year-old said he had one of the best life experiences on Glee, but decided to look at it as an opportunity to dive into my music. “I've been writing music my entire life and I had an
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PMA-272 Receive AOC Recognition for Job Well Done - Bay Net
Google News - over 5 years
Paul Overstreet will receive the Executive Management Award – Government for superior leadership in managing the development, test and deployment of electronic warfare survivability upgrades for the US Navy and Marine Corps
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Meet the writers of some of county music's biggest hits at 'Nashville Unplugged' - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
It was a very special moment for McComas, who got to see his inspiration, songwriter Paul Overstreet, perform and talk about the songs he has written. "He was my hero growing up," McComas said. "I remember sending him a music demo when I was in high
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NAVAIR Employees Praised for Keeping Fleet Aircraft healthy - Bay Net
Google News - over 5 years
Paul Overstreet, PMA-272 Advanced Tactical Aircraft Protection Systems program manager, made the necessary connections to ensure amphibious carriers have expendable flares, named MJU-55, available for deployed Harriers. The flare is used to defeat
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Hot Chelle Rae performs at Six Flags Great Adventure - The Times of Trenton - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
Overstreet is the firstborn child of country legend Paul Overstreet, who wrote his own hit parade of Nashville classics, including Alison Krauss' “When You Say Nothing at All,” the Judds' “Love Can Build a Bridge” and Kenny Chesney's “She Thinks My
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Konzerte, Termine und Veranstaltungen - Country Music News
Google News - over 5 years
Sei es Mark Chesnutt, Tracy Lawrence, Aaron Tippin, Paul Overstreet, Chely Wright, Asleep At The Wheel. Die Liste ist endlos. Aufgrund der Platzkapazitäten ist es immer sinnvoll Tickets im Vorverkauf zu erwerben. Sie müssen eingeloggt sein um sich an
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John Goodspeed: Tables turn on Frenchie Burke - San Antonio Express
Google News - over 5 years
Country rocker Roger Creager will continue his birthday bash with an acoustic show Thursday night at Gruene Hall with songwriters Paul Overstreet and Trent Willmon and Texas Music stars Deryl Dodd and Max Stalling. Friday and Saturday at Gruene Hall,
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Another Gleek Is Working On An Album! - PerezHilton.com
Google News - over 5 years
Chord Overstreet, whose daddy is Paul Overstreet, tweeted out yesterday that he was looking forward to the tour to come to an end so he could get started on his own thing. He said: "getting close to the end of the tour, cant wait to start working on my
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Regatta Notebook - June 30, 2011 - Madison Courier
Google News - over 5 years
One of the most often asked questions since H1 Unlimited announced the addition of the singer-songwriter Paul Overstreet concert to the 2011 Madison Regatta lineup, is whether the Grammy Award-winning artist would make the appearance a family affair
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HOT DISH: Wondering About Taylor Swift's Inspiration for "Mean" - CMT.com
Google News - over 5 years
Paul Overstreet, dad of Glee's hot Chord Overstreet, has been honored with a trail marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail. Other singers and musicians previously honored include the late Conway Twitty and Jimmie Rodgers as well as the beautiful
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Grammy Legacy Gala & Peavey Awards Honor BB King & More - Jazz-Quad
Google News - over 5 years
Previous honorees include Jerry Lee Lewis, Marty Stuart, Brandy, Paul Overstreet, Mavis Staples, Charley Pride, Pinetop Perkins, The North Mississippi Allstars, James Burton and more. Jon Hornyak, Senior Executive Director of The Recording Academy's
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Celebrity preview: Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Pauly D, EDC in spotlight - Las Vegas Sun
Google News - over 5 years
... Nashville Unplugged and its second anniversary at Green Valley Ranch hosted by singer-songwriters Brian McComas and Aaron Benward with guest Paul Overstreet; Mary Wilson of The Supremes fame at the Riviera; and Next Movement at Cannery
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Paul Overstreet
    FIFTIES
  • 2013
    Age 57
    In 2013, Overstreet starred in a TV pilot titled Nashville Unplugged Live taped in Las Vegas and produced and directed by Michael A. Bloom.
    More Details Hide Details Also starring with Overstreet was songwriter Danny Myrick.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1990
    Age 34
    His second album, 1990's Heroes, produced his only solo Number One in its lead-off single "Daddy's Come Around", which was followed by the Top Tens "Heroes" and "Ball and Chain".
    More Details Hide Details However, his chart success soon waned, with "If I Could Bottle This Up" peaking at No. 30 and "Billy Can't Read" falling short of Top 40. A third RCA album, Love Is Strong, produced the No. 22 "Me and My Baby" and two more singles which missed the Top 40. Also, the song "There But for the Grace of God Go I" won a Dove Award for Country Recorded Song of the Year at the 24th GMA Dove Awards in 1993. Three years later, Overstreet released his first album for Scarlet Moon Records, Time. It produced his last single to enter the country charts, "We've Got to Keep on Meeting Like This," which peaked at No. 73.
  • 1988
    Age 32
    In 1988, Overstreet signed to RCA Nashville as a solo artist.
    More Details Hide Details His second solo album, Sowin' Love, accounted for five straight Top 10 hits on the country charts: "Love Helps Those", the title track, "All the Fun", "Seein' My Father in Me" and "Richest Man on Earth."
  • 1987
    Age 31
    Also in 1987, Overstreet founded the trio S-K-O (also known as Schuyler, Knobloch & Overstreet) with Thom Schuyler and Fred Knobloch, both former solo singers.
    More Details Hide Details S-K-O charted three singles with Overstreet as a member, including the Number One "Baby's Got a New Baby". After one album the trio was renamed S-K-B when Overstreet left and was replaced by Craig Bickhardt.
    After co-writing Tanya Tucker's 1987 single "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love" with Don Schlitz, Overstreet and fellow singer-songwriter Paul Davis became guest vocalists on the song, which became a Number One hit that year.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1982
    Age 26
    Overstreet was first signed as a singer in 1982.
    More Details Hide Details His debut single, "Beautiful Baby", peaked at No. 76 on the country charts that year, and was the first single from his self-titled debut album.
    He recorded 10 studio albums between 1982 and 2005, and charted 16 singles on the Billboard country charts, including two No. 1 hits.
    More Details Hide Details He has also written singles for several other country acts, including No. 1 hits for Randy Travis, Blake Shelton, and Keith Whitley, as well as hits for The Judds and Kenny Chesney. Overstreet was born in Vancleave, Mississippi, the son of Mary Hatten and William E. Overstreet, a minister, and was raised in Newton. Prior to his solo success, he was one third of the trio S-K-O, in which he recorded one studio album before departing and being replaced with Craig Bickhardt. Overstreet's sons, Nash and Chord, are also musicians. Nash is the lead guitarist for the pop band Hot Chelle Rae, while Chord played Sam Evans on Glee. At one time, Overstreet was married to Dolly Parton's younger sister, Freida Parton. During his songwriting career, primarily in the Country genre, Overstreet has written or co-written 27 Top Ten songs. During this time, he has won two Grammy Awards and also won ACM and CMA Song of the Year Awards (1987 and 1988). Overstreet was named the BMI Songwriter of the Year five straight years, from 1987–91, an achievement on music row that has not been achieved before or since. He co-wrote "A Long Line of Love", "Love Can Build a Bridge", and "Forever and Ever, Amen". Other well-known hits of recent years he is known for are "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy" by Kenny Chesney and "Some Beach" by Blake Shelton, which was a Number One hit in 2004.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Born
    Born on March 17, 1955.
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