Nashville Songwriter

Dan Tyler

lifelong love affair with music

Dan Tyler
Dan Tyler

About Dan

My first recording session took place in Jackson, Mississippi at the famed Malaco Studios in 1966. A band, The New Generation, based in my hometown of McComb, Mississippi, recorded two of my original songs. I was sixteen years old and thus began my life long fascination with all facets of popular music.

The seeds were planted even earlier. I was named for a song (Danny Boy) and, further, when I was four years old, Elvis Presley came to McComb for a concert, appearing with Johnny Cash (September 9, 1955). My father, Bill, had promoted the concert, through his position at a local radio station. I remember standing outside an open window, holding my baby sitter’s hand, as the excitement of Elvis’s music poured over me from the packed high school auditorium.

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