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Steve Wariner (born December 25, 1954 in Noblesville, Indiana) is an American country music singer, guitarist and songwriter.
Steve began performing as a youth in his father's band and in local clubs. In 1971, he was hired as a bassist for country music singer Dottie West's band. He also worked heavily with Chet Atkins (one of his childhood influences) and Bob Luman.
His first major recording contract was with RCA Records in 1978. His first single releases failed to chart in the top 40 of Billboard magazine's Hot Country Singles chart, and it wasn't until January 1981 when he achieved his first major hit, "Your Memory" (which reached No. 7). His first No. 1 hit came in December 1981, with "All Roads Lead to You," and several of his follow-up hits also did very well.
His popularity didn't take off until the mid-1980s, when he began recording for MCA Records. During his six-year stint with MCA, he scored 18 consecutive top 10 hits, eight of them going to No. 1 on Billboard magazine's Hot Country Singles chart. The most successful of those songs included "Some Fools Never Learn" (1985, his second No. 1 hit), "You Can...