Everyone loves to listen to music and we have a different kind of respect for them. Not only singers but songwriters also need to get appreciation because their lyrics know how to touch our hearts. It is the first step in order to make a piece of music to get viral. Most singers also penned their own songs which creates a lot of sensation among music listeners and that is why whenever hear the passing news of any songwriter or singer we get sad and start getting worrying while thinking that we would not be able to hear their music or work.
Keith Gattis Death Cause
This time too, the death news of a songwriter made us sad and forced us to find more details about the passing. The deceased songwriter was identified as Keith Gattis. He was a Nashville songwriter, solo artist, and producer who took his last breath on Sunday, 23rd April 2023. At the time of passing, he was 52 years old. His fans are in deep sorrow and paying tributes to him through their social media accounts and getting upset with the thought that they would not be able to hear his voice anymore. The entire social media is flooded with this news and making everyone sad.
Who Was Keith Gattis?
The beloved singer-songwriter was a citizen of Texas. He started playing around the Austin area as a teen and then he shifted to Nashville after completing his education in order to start his music career. He was always passionate about his music career and achieved his goals with hard work and determination. Later on, he signed a deal with RCA Nashville in the year 1996 and launched his debut self-titled music album. The title of his music album was “Little Drops of My Heart”. After that, he also recorded an indie solo album closely 10 years later “Big City Blues”.
In the year 2002, he became the band leader for a popular band “Dwight Yoakam”. In this band, he played an electric and bass guitar on the album titled “Blame The Vain” of the Yoakam album. He was in demand and people loved him a lot. He even worked in the studio with Sunny Sweeney, Bruce Robinson, Brandy Clark, Jon Pardi, and several others. He discovered success as a songwriter as well, writing the hauntingly beautiful “El Cerrito Place” which comes up on his album “Big City Blues”. Now his fans are sad and already missing him and want to attend his funeral. However, the details of his funeral are not out yet but as soon as we get it we will mention it here.
Tribute Pour In as Writer of George Strait & Kenny Chesney Hits, Keith Gattis Dies at 52
On repeat on both my Spotify and Apple Music accounts. It’s sooo melancholic and beautiful at the same time. Thank you, @TheWillBeckmann for this song and my honor and respect to the late Keith Gattis. Your legacy will stand forever. This song now sounds more breaking. pic.twitter.com/ZXq9DKohFz
— Orlando D. Aton Jr. (@orlandoatonjr) April 24, 2023
I was deeply saddened to hear yesterday of the sudden and tragic accidental death of a dear friend and former musical colleague Keith Gattis.
— Dwight Yoakam (@DwightYoakam) April 25, 2023
RIP Keith Gattis.
Yet again, bad news travels faster than any good news that you hear.
He was a master songwriter, producer and guitar player. We will have much more on his musical impact in the coming days.
For now, we pray for his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/iaXWHblLxm
— Galleywinter (@galleywinter) April 24, 2023
So many people I care about are grieving the loss of Keith Gattis today. I didn’t know him well but I definitely respected him as a musician and songwriter, and it’s clear that he was a great friend. My heart breaks for all y’all.
— Jason Isbell (@JasonIsbell) April 24, 2023
Country music family lost a brilliant artist, singer, producer and songwriter. He was the name behind such a lot of fantastic songs and albums, as Wade Bowen's "Solid Ground". Thoughts and prayers for his family. Rest in peace, Keith Gattis. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/IRMMHqnI6O
— Nicolas (@CountryMusicFr) April 24, 2023
I am beyond sad to hear that our friend Keith Gattis has passed. Keith was kind, funny and talented beyond measure. Rest easy amigo, can’t wait to twang together when I get there. pic.twitter.com/XbIQxsRydL
— David Abeyta (@davidabeyta) April 25, 2023
— CountryMusicRocks (@CountryMusicCMR) April 24, 2023
Just heard of Keith Gattis passing. Prolific songwriter. 🙏 ❤️
Pic from Key West 2009. pic.twitter.com/xHMvXWdP7l
— Rachel (@tootsiepop6) April 24, 2023
The Country Music world lost a real Renaissance Man yesterday with the death of Keith Gattis. Rest In Peace Maestro pic.twitter.com/r3PWSMCJub
— Deron (@SuburbanCowboy7) April 25, 2023
The world is lesser after the loss of Keith Gattis.
— Austin Mayse – New Album Out Now! (@AustinMayse) April 24, 2023
Such absolutely heartbreaking news to hear about Keith Gattis passing. Dreamed of gettin to work with him someday. Enjoyed the conversations and the few times I got to share the stage with him…
— Jeff Crosby (@Jeffcrosbymusic) April 24, 2023
Singer/songwriter Keith Gattis overleden pic.twitter.com/d9pWEkPC0u
— NashvilleFM (@NashvilleFM) April 24, 2023
Keith Gattis was bigger than life. When you met him you knew you met someone special. I had the honor of co-producing a record with him for my friend Casey Berry in 2013 and it was one of the greatest honors of my career. pic.twitter.com/Ndykmsqf7C
— Rojelio de Tejas (@TejasDiddy) April 24, 2023