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Josh Millwood - Monday, December 16, 2013
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ARTIST OF THE DAY
Michael W Smith

Michael Whitaker Smith was born October 7, 1957 to Paul and Barbara Smith in Kenova, West Virginia. Michael was a typical boy – active in baseball, his family’s church activities, and playing piano. He wrote his first song at age 5 - but as a child, he longed to be a professional baseball player!

In 1982, Michael was asked to play keyboards in a band that was backing up young artist Amy Grant. Michael toured and wrote with Amy for years before launching his own solo career. In 1989 his song Go West Young Man began what would become one of the most legendary careers in Christian music.

2014 is shaping up to be a big year for Smitty. His new album is slated for the Spring and he's inviting his fans along for an Alaskan Cruise this summer! You can't go much further West than that, Michael...  

Album: New Album: Spring 2014!

Christmas Music: The Ultimate Christmas Collection (All THREE albums!)  

Twitter: @michaelwsmith  

Tour: CLICK HERE  

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Videos: SMITTY TV!  

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