b. Conyers, Georgia, USA. Despite becoming among Nashville’s biggest creation stars, Thomas’ actions rarely are the nation music that dominates the spot. As he informed Billboard journal in 1994, he was once informed that ‘you’ll hardly ever have the ability to make pop information right here’. He provides achieved that, working with performers as effective as Amy Offer, Vanessa Williams, Selena, Sophie B. Hawkins and Adam Ingram. Thomas got his begin in music by playing in his dad’s nation band from age nine onwards. He became a member of the gospel action the Sharrett Brothers, for whom he composed several music, while completing his college research. The very first time his capability being a songwriter was completely recognized, nevertheless, was when Ronnie Milsap included two of his compositions on his Milsap Magic record in the past due 70s. By 1979 he previously relocated to Nashville to be the staff article writer for Milsap Music. A calendar year later he had taken an identical post with gospel label Phrase Information (for whom he previously recorded using the Sharrett Brothers). Aswell as two of his very own single albums for Phrase, he became manufacturer to Carman, First Contact, Paul Smith, the Gaither Vocal Music group, Kenny Marks as well as the Imperials. After collaborating with BeBe And CeCe Winans, making their 1987 Grammy Award-winning debut, he set up his own indie production and posting firm, Yellow Elephant Music, in Franklin, Tennessee. After that he was associated with some high-profile performers, you start with Whitney Houston (co-writing ‘Take A Possibility’), Vanessa Williams (‘Conserve THE VERY BEST For Last’, ‘The Sweetest Times’ and ‘Shades Of The Breeze’, in the strike Walt Disney film Pocahontas) and Amy Give (‘Baby, Baby’ ‘I Will Keep in mind You’ and ‘Home Of Like’ alongside the majority of her 90s result). Since 1992 he offers owned and managed Bennett Home in Franklin as his personal studio complex, with a independent commercial service. In November 1995 Thomas came back to the level for the very first time in over ten years, and also authorized Yellow Elephant to a agreement with Sony Information as their special production partner.