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Overview (3)

Born in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Birth NameMonty Curtis Byrom
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Appearing on early MTV, Monty Byrom fronted several 1980s rock bands including Billy Satellite, and New Frontier.

As a former producer and songwriter for Eddie Money, he toured with Eddie for several years, penning several Money hits. Monty received a special ASCAP award, when Eddie Money had a top pop hit with Monty's "I Wanna Go Back" naming it "one of the most played songs of the year."

Monty may be best known as the lead singer for MCA Records Big House. The country rock band dazzled the country music industry with their self-titled album in 1997, crowning their success with an Academy of Country Music nomination for 'Top New Vocal Group of the Year' in 1998.

He has also recorded or worked with: David Lee Roth, Brent Mydland, Betty Cantor Jackson, John Cutler, Rita Coolidge, Barbra Streisand, Brad Gillis, Don Felder, Timothy B. Schmidt, David Sykes, Michael Baird, Johnny Van Zant, and Danny Chauncey.

Television and movie soundtracks that he has contributed to are: The Kids Are Alright, Sunset Beat, Secret Admirer, Made in America, Neil Simon's The Slugger's Wife, and Blackdog. He can be seen in the Judds' made for TV movie: Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build A Bridge.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: montybyrom.com

Trivia (2)

As the former lead singer for Big House, the Bakersfield bred country rock and blues band, he led the group to an Academy of Country Music nomination for 'Top New Vocal Group of the Year' in 1998.
Proud to have been "reared" in Bakersfield, California, he has been a major contributor to country music's "Bakersfield Sound."

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