Gary Baker


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Gary Baker watched the Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan Show along with his brother. The two became so engrossed by music that his brother bought Gary a Silver Tone Guitar from Sears. They formed a band together and Gary soon discovered he enjoyed writing songs. As a songwriter, Gary has written a dozen tunes for the Backstreet Boys as well as the classic hit "I Swear" and Lone Stars' big hit "I'm Already There". He opened the recording studio, Noise Block, just across the river from Muscle Shoals, Alabama where he first cut his teeth in the studios thanks to Rick Hall at Fame.