Keith Gattis, a famous songwriter who died at 52 years old.
Rolling Stone reports that a source close to Gattis has confirmed his death. However, the cause of his death is not known at this point. Gattis was cut into pieces by George Strait, Kenny Chesney and others. In 1996, he began a solo career. He then became a songwriter and producer when he collaborated with country musicians on songs. Many in the music business knew and loved him.
Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell and other musicians have reacted to news of the death of a friend.
Crow said, “Wake up to news that Keith Gattis is gone.” “He was an amazing talent and a friend who will be missed by all those who knew him. He will be greatly missed.”
Many people that I love are mourning Keith Gattis’s death today. I didn’t really know him, but I respected him as a songwriter and musician. It’s also clear that he’s a good friend. Isbell posted on social media, “My heart breaks for you all.”
Rolling Stone describes Gattis as “a multi-talented, passionate musician.” He played guitar on tour and was the band leader. Gattis also worked as a music producer for Dwight Yoakam. He released his second album Big City Blues, and he wrote songs for Strait and Chesney.
In 2015, he also collaborated with Strait on the album Cold Beer Conversation.
Gattis has shared his successes in his career on social media and his website. He produced albums for Pioneering Recording, including Randy Houser’s ‘Magnolia’, Waylon Payne ‘The Drifter’ and Wade Bowen ‘Solid Ground’.