What is your name? Gavin Lee
What is your genre of music? Country
Give us a little bio about you. Raised in Fort Myers, Florida. Following graduation from high school, I attended Fort Myers Technical College, where I earned my degree in welding. I have previously released four singles – Old Chevy, Gone Fishin’, Dixie Dreamin’ and Millionaire in Mexico. I have been recording new music with producer Bill McDermott (George Strait, Brett Eldredge, Tim McGraw, Jo Dee Messina, Michael Ray, Martina McBride) and I am currently co-writingwith Will Rambeaux and Sherrie’ Austin. We c-wrote Friend with a Beer. I enjoy hunting, fishing and spending time on the lake with family and friends. I am also an avid hockey and baseball fan, playing both sports throughout my life. I support many charities, such as The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Wounded Warrior Project, St. Jude’s Cancer Research Hospital and Shriner’s Hospital for Kids.
What made you go into music? I was in the front row of a Lynard Skynard concert my sophomore year in high school, and I looked at my Step-dad and said I am going to be that guy someday.
Who are your influences? Morgan Wallen, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchett, my step-dad.
Your new single ‘Friend With A Beer’ – tell us more about the single. It was written in a living room based off of good times and good vibes. When we wrote it, we were referring to the lifestyle of the easy going, everyday American and how we have everyday American problems and most of the time wish we had a friend with a beer.
What is the meaning behind the single? At the time, I was going through a rough patch in my life with Corona Virus shutting down music and I wished that I had a friend with a beer.
Who did you work with on the single? The song was co-wrote with Will Rambeaux Faith Hill, John Michael Montgomery, Kathy Mattea, Patty Loveless, Blake Shelton) and Australian actress and country music singer Sherrie’ Austin (The Facts of Life, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Danielle Peck, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw)
Describe the track in two words. Bad Ass
What was the writing and recording process like? A lot of good times and fun with my producer (Bill McDermott) Also a learning period for myself to the type of songs I should be writing and recording.
Will we see a video for Friend With A Beer and if so what can we expect? Yes very soon. Expect a very fun video with a lot of good times and laughter involved from real people doing real things. Currently there is a Lyric Video on my You tube Channel Gavinleemusic.
Will we see an EP or Album and if so, what can we expect from it? At this time I am unsure.
What else can we expect in Early 2021? At this moment, I can tell you that there are many more songs just as good as Friend with A Beer if not better.
Where do you see yourself now in 5 Years? My goal in 5 years would be to obtain my ultimate dream of becoming a Country Music Star.
What quote or saying do you always stick by? “If you ain’t the lead dog the view never changes. “
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget? Guitar, Guitar pick, microphone, my picture of myself and my stepdad next to my Old Chevy, and my Winnie the Pooh book given to me by my stepdad as a child.
Do you have social media accounts so your fans can follow you? https://linktr.ee/gavinleemusic