Kevin Lamb

Born: 2/17/1956 Pittsburg, PA

Lived in Florence, AL

Kevin Lamb's first job in music was at a Muscle Shoals recording studio, where he was ultimately promoted to vice-president/publishing. There he gained experience in engineering, studio management, served as production coordinator, and briefly as a road manager.

Kevin graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Commercial Music and served as an adjunct professor in the curriculum from 1980 through 1985. In 1985, the group Alabama offered him a position as vice-president and general manager of their publishing companies, Maypop Music Group, located in Nashville.

Under his administration, Maypop grew from a small company into a well known and respected independent publishing house having many chart successes to its credit including Reba McEntire's "I Know How He Feels," John Anderson's "Money in the Bank" and Joe Diffie's "Ships That Don't Come In," as well as Alabama's "Feels So Right," "Mountain Music," "Pass I On Down," "Jukebox In My Mind," and others. In 1993 Kevin left Maypop Music to establish Peermusic's Nashville office. Among his Peermusic signings are songwriters Larry Willoughby (Eddy Raven's "Operator, Operator"), Rick and Janis Carnes (Reba McEntire's "I Can't Even Get the Blues No More" and the Whites' "Pins and needles" and "Hangin' Around"), Lynn Gillespie Chater (Donna Ullysis' "Trouble At The Door"), Ron Hembsy (former lead singer for the Imperials) and Kerry Chater (Jennifer Warnes' "I Know A Heartache When I See One", Lee Greenwood's "IOU", and Alabama's "If I Had You."

Lamb has often traveled to Washington, D.C. to lobby on behalf of the interests of music publishers and songwriters. Lamb has served on the University of North Alabama's President's Cabinet, ASCAP's Southern Regional Advisory Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Copyright Society of the South, Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission grant review panel.

Source: Alabama Music Hall of Fame

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