Randall Clay Blaker (born June 27, 1950) is an American country musician, singer-songwriter, and producer based in Texas for most of his career. His songs have been recorded by many other artists, including George Strait, Tim McGraw, The Derailers, LeAnn Rimes, Doug Sahm, Johnny Mathis and Barbra Streisand. Blaker has also been a popular regional entertainer and has released several albums of his own material with his band, the Texas Honky-Tonk Band.
Clay Blaker is perhaps best known as the writer of half a dozen songs recorded by George Strait, but with his Texas Honky-Tonk Band he is also a popular regional entertainer and has released four albums of his own material. Blaker was born in Houston and raised in nearby Almeda, TX, to a father who loved big bands and a mother who listened to country music. In 1998 he released his fourth album, Rumor Town. Welcome to the Wasteland followed three years later. Through the Years 1979-2002 Vol. 1. FEATURED. Layin' It All On The Line.
Who is Clay Blaker and why are all these famous people recording his songs? . Blaker's songwriting star has been on the rise ever since. Over the years, Strait has recorded six more Blaker songs, including "She Lays It All on the Line" for the soundtrack to Strait's 1992 film Pure Country. They cut that song for the movie one week I was up in Nashville," Blaker relates. Word got out on the street that it had no publishing on it, and in one day, I had four offers on the table. I took the deal I thought would be the best for me, which was with Famous Music. For all his numerous songwriting accomplishments, his four previous recordings, What a Way to Live (1981), Sooner or Later (1986), Laying It All on the Line (1993), and Rumor Town (1998) all have one thing in common: The music falls right on the edge of country. Right where Blaker's most comfortable. I've always been stubbornly independent," he maintains.
Gigs seen live by. Nobody has seen Clay Blaker live yet! Last updated: 14 May 2019, 09:38 Etc/UTC. Clay Blaker Lyrics (de).
from album: Pure Country (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (1992). When my baby loves me, She lays it all on the line She always ask the band. When we get home I know she'll Take up the slack. When she loves me It the things that she says, When she loves me, She's way out on the edge, When she loves me, I lose track of time When my baby loves me, She lays it all on the line.