Gary moved to Nashville in 1990. He then met Mark Elliott and formed the duo â€œCulley and Elliottâ€. They wrote and recorded their first independent CD titled â€œFlight of Dreamsâ€. The next two years were spent traveling and performing. They had the great honor of winning The Kerrville New Folk Award in 1993. They also won The Gum Tree Music Festival in Mississippi and The Napa Valley Music Festival in Northern California. Theyâ€™ve shared the stage with Bill Danoff famed writer of â€œCountry Roadsâ€, Michael Johnson, â€œBluer than Blueâ€ and Peter Yarrow from Peter, Paul and Mary among others.
Gary has toured solo and with various groups from Nashville, Tennessee. Gary worked for Sony/ATV Publishing for four years in the tape room, before landing a publishing deal with Sony ATV and Edisto Sound Publishing. There he had songs recorded for a childrenâ€™s project, â€œRainbow Dreamsâ€. Continental Divide, a Blue Grass group recorded â€œWheels Meet the Roadâ€ on their Feel Good Day CD. Gary has also had several cuts from Canadian Artist Rick Rose as well as songs recorded by other foreign artists.
Gary currently plays guitar and sings for independent artist Billie Joyce. She has recorded Garyâ€™s songs: â€œI Surrenderâ€ and â€œWhat Really Mattersâ€ on her debut CD Love Tones. She has recently released her second CD One Willing Heart in which she recorded two of Garyâ€™s songs; â€œHeart of a Foolâ€ and â€œBring him Backâ€.
Garyâ€™s new, 2006. CD project entitled, There are Times is now available.
Check out the artist's website:
1. How I love to waste a Saturday
2. Tell Me Mississippi
3. Radio Preacher
4. I think I know
5. Let it Flow
6. London Rain
7. Something so Right
8. There are Times
9. Thank You Lord
10. Tuesday Morning
11. Another Years Gone By