Dana Key

Jan 01, 1995
Jan 01, 1990

Dana Key is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1978 DeGarmo & Key This Time Thru Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
1979 DeGarmo & Key Straight On Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Lead and Background Vocals
1980 David Meece Are You Ready? Guitars
1980 DeGarmo & Key This Ain't Hollywood Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
1981 Gary Chapman Sincerely Yours Producer, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
1981 Amy Grant In Concert Guitars, Background Vocals
1981 Amy Grant In Concert, Volume Two Guitars, Background Vocals
1982 Mylon LeFevre Brand New Start Songwriter
1982 DeGarmo & Key No Turning Back: Live Producer, Engineer, Mixed, Songwriter, Electric and Acoustic Guitars, Lead Vocals
1983 Sandi Patty More than Wonderful Songwriter
1983 DeGarmo & Key Mission of Mercy Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Lead Vocals
1984 DeGarmo & Key Communication Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Lead Vocals
1984 Steve Camp It's a Dying World Songwriter
1985 The Cause Do Something Now Vocals, Choir
1985 White Heart Hotline Songwriter
1985 DeGarmo & Key Commander Sozo & the Charge of the Light Brigade Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Lead Vocals
1985 Farrell & Farrell Jump to Conclusions Songwriter, Guitars, Background Vocals
1986 DeGarmo & Key Street Light Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Lead Vocals
1986 Mylon LeFevre & Broken Heart Look Up Producer, Songwriter
1986 Amy Grant Collection Guitars, Background Vocals
1987 White Heart Greatest Hits Songwriter
1987 DeGarmo & Key D & K Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Lead Vocals
1987 DeGarmo & Key Streetrock Producer, Mixed, Songwriter, Guitars, Lead and Background Vocals
1988 Eddie DeGarmo Feels Good to be Forgiven Songwriter, Guitar
1988 DeGarmo & Key Rock Solid: Absolutely Live Producer, Mixed, Songwriter, Lead Guitar, Lead Vocals
1989 DeGarmo & Key The Pledge Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
1990 Michael Peace Loud-N-Clear Songwriter
1990 The Rap'Sures Loud, Proud, and Born Again Songwriter
1991 Mylon LeFevre & Broken Heart A Decade Of Love Songwriter
1991 DeGarmo & Key Go to the Top Songwriter, Lead Guitar, Lead Vocals
1991 Carman Shakin' the House...Live! Songwriter
1991 E.T.W. Stop! The Wild Hype Songwriter
1992 Various Artists Generation 2 Generation
1992 Newsboys Not Ashamed Songwriter
1993 White Heart Quiet Storm: The Ballads Songwriter
1994 DeGarmo & Key To Extremes Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
1996 Swirling Eddies Sacred Cows Songwriter
1996 Big Tent Revival Open All Nite Producer, Key 200 Solo
1996 Skillet Skillet Executive Producer
1997 Smalltown Poets Smalltown Poets Executive Producer, Producer
1998 Various Artists TEN - The Birthday Album
1998 Big Tent Revival Amplifier Producer, Executive Producer
1998 Smalltown Poets Listen Closely Executiver Producer, Producer, 12-String Guitar, Background Vocals
1998 Skillet Hey You, I Love Your Soul Executive Producer, Production
2000 White Heart Hits from the Heart Songwriter
2000 Skillet Invincible Executive Producer
2000 Clear Follow the Narrow Executive Producer, Producer
2000 Smalltown Poets Third Verse Executive Producer
2001 Big Tent Revival Live One Night Only Producer
2002 Steve Wiggins Faith That Is Real Executive Producer, Producer, Guitars, Keyboards
2003 DeGarmo & Key History Makers Producer, Songwriter, Guitars, Vocals
2009 Bob Farrell Collection Guitar

Dana Key


Dana Key has been a member of:

Dec 30, 1953
Jun 06, 2010

Dana Key was an American Christian rock guitarist, singer, and producer who was co-founder of the Christian rock group DeGarmo and Key with keyboardist Eddie DeGarmo, best friends since the first grade. Key was a direct descendant of Francis Scott Key, the author of The Star-Spangled Banner.

DeGarmo and Key toured the world, headlining and opening with other major Christian rock bands including Servant, Petra, Joe English, Amy Grant, Resurrection Band, Jesse Dixon, Mylon LeFevre and Broken Heart, and dc Talk (who were both an opening act and members of D&K's roadie crew). Key and Eddie DeGarmo produced the first video by contemporary Christian artists to be aired on MTV.[2] Key released two solo albums as well.

In 1989, Key co-authored the book Don't Stop the Music, described in the cover notes as "a defense of contemporary Christian music written by one of its premier performers."

Following retirement, Key served as the head of Ardent Records, and hosted a TV show, featuring new, younger, Christian bands. Key had been serving as the pastor of a small church in Cordova, Tennessee, The Love of Christ Church (tlc).

Key died due to a ruptured blood clot on Sunday, June 6, 2010, at age 56.

Wikipedia contributors. (2019, September 17). Dana Key. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:05, October 5, 2019, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Dana_Key&oldid=916184893

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