|Birth name||Richard William Fagan|
|Born||April 24, 1947|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||August 5, 2016 (aged 69)|
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Genres||Pop, rock, country|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano|
Richard Fagan (April 24, 1947 – August 5, 2016) was an American songwriter and musician. He had six top ten singles and 18 charted singles on the Billboard Country charts. Fagan's songs have been recorded by Neil Diamond, George Strait, John Michael Montgomery, Clay Walker, Ricochet, Hank Williams, Jr., George Jones, Shania Twain, Patty Loveless, Collin Raye, Shenandoah, The Crickets, Jason & the Scorchers, The Blues Brothers Band and many others.