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For the television writer also known as Charlie Craig, see Charles Grant Craig.

Charlie Craig (September 30, 1938 – July 1, 2011)[1][2] was an American songwriter born and raised in Watts Mills, South Carolina. He relocated to Nashville and spent over 40 years in the music industry. Some of his songs have been recorded by Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Johnny Cash, Aaron Tippin and George Strait.[3] Craig died of lung cancer on July 1, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee.[4]

Hit Songs recorded by other artistsEdit


  1. ^ a b "Charlie Craig biography". Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2011-07-03.
  2. ^ Charlie Craig obituary in The Tennessean (July 2, 2011)
  3. ^ "Rebecca Lindsey".
  4. ^ Charlie Craig death notice from WZTV (July 1, 2011) Archived July 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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