David Meece

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David Meece (born May 26, 1952) is a contemporary Christian musician who enjoyed success in the mid 80s throughout the early 2000s with more than 30 Top 10 hits (several reaching No. 1).

Growing up in Humble, Texas, with an abusive, alcoholic father, David found solace in playing the piano. By his mid-teens he was touring in Europe and the US. He went on to study music at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where he met his wife, Debbie, who plays the viola. David and his wife currently live in Franklin, Tennessee.

David worked with Canadian songwriter/producer and Juno Award winner Gino Vannelli for his albums Chronology and Candle In The Rain. Meece is perhaps best known for his songs "We Are the Reason" (which has been recorded by well over 200 other artists and sung in several languages according to Meece's website), "One Small Child" and "Seventy-Times-Seven".

Meece was requested to appear in Billy Graham Crusades, among other outreach groups and television broadcasts. He was inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame on June 14, 2008 and received the 2009 Visionary Award for the Inspirational Male Soloist category. In November 2012, Meece was given a Lifetime Achievement Award for his body of work by the Artists Music Guild.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1978 Everybody Needs a Little Help 1
1985 7 1
1988 Chronology 1
1989 Learning to Trust 5 2
2005 (Still) A Work in Progress (Legacy series) 4 1
Are You Ready? 1
Candle In The Rain 1
Count The Cost 1
David 1
Everybody Needs a Little Help / I Just Call on You 1
Odyssey 1
There I Go Again 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1993 Once in a Lifetime 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
1982 Front Row 1

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