Adam Baker

Adam Baker

 Edmond, Oklahoma, USA
BandCountryBlues

Adam Baker's music is best described as powerful and fresh "americana" country. Soulfull and heartfelt, mainstream and commercially appealing, are all apt characteristics of Baker's songs. Adam has two Billboard Top 40 and two Top 50 Country Singles to his credit!

Biography

Just Enough To Hurt, the latest CD from singer /songwriter Adam Baker, certainly tells a little of Adam's career story. First of all, it includes a new recording of "In Love With Her", which broke the Billboard Top Forty for Baker in the Late 80's. It closes with the bluesy "Just Enough To Hurt", which says alot about the success Baker has enjoyed through the years, and highlights the wide variance in Baker's writing and musical styles. Nominated for Top Ten New Male Vocalist of the Year (ACM) in 1987, he was also a performer on the annual "New Faces" show in Nashville, TN. While enjoying the success he has attained as an independent artist, he continues to write and perform at a major label level. He has performed with some of country music's biggest acts, including The Judds, Charlie Daniels, David Allen Coe, and Earl Thomas Conley, to name only a few. A seasoned rythym guitarist in the studio and on stage, Adam is an avid player of TAYLOR guitars. Listen to Adam Baker's music. You'll hear an artist who has "paid his dues", and ranks among the best indy artists in the country!

Lyrics

That's All She Wrote

Written By: Adam Baker

THAT"S ALL SHE WROTE

I COULD SEE A HAPPY ENDING COMIN' RIGHT FROM THE START-
BUT THAT OKLAHOMA CITY GIRL JUST BROKE MY HEART-
SHE JUST LEFT A NOTE ABOUT A WEEK AGO-
IT SAID GOODBYE, IT'S OVER, THAT'S ALL SHE WROTE-

chorus:
SHE SAID GOODBYE, IT'S OVER, THAT'S ALL SHE WROTE-
I BET SHE'S HAVIN' FUN DOWN ON THE COAST-
I WOULD LOVE TO SEE HER AGAIN, BUT I KNOW I WON'T-
SHE SAID GOODBYE, IT'S OVER, THAT'S ALL SHE WROTE-

I CAN SEE HER LAYIN' OUT DOWN IN THE SAND-
A MIDWESTERN WOMAN WITH A PERFECT TAN-
I'D LIKE TO GO DOWN TO TEXAS AND BRING HER HOME-
BUT I KNOW IT'S OVER, THAT'S ALL SHE WROTE-

When The World Winds Down

Written By: Adam Baker

WHEN THE WORLD WINDS DOWN

V1:
-Windin' down to my favorite time of day
-Five o'clock on Friday, I've got it made
-All the worries of my daily grind
-Once I reach your body, they won't cross my mind
-I'll be too busy doin' better things to care what Monday mornin' brings-

CHORUS:
-When the world winds down to me and you
-Been waitin' the whole week through
-Cause I know what we're gonna do
-When the world winds down to me and you

V2:
-Rush hour traffic moves way too slow
-At least I'm headed where I wanna go
-Still ten more miles to my exit sign
-My heart keeps beatin' in double time
-It knows a weekend full of esctasy
is waitin' impatiently

REPEAT CHORUS

I'll Give You Me

Written By: Adam Baker

I'LL GIVE YOU ME

V1:
If I had all the money in the world-
Don't you know that I'd spend it on you girl-
I ain't the richest guy in the U.S.A.-
But when you're by my side it sure feels that way-
Can't you see that I'm crazy 'bout you-
My wallet's empty, but my words are true-

CHORUS:
I'll give you me, it's all I've got-
Fancy clothes and diamond rings, girl you deserve alot-
All I have to offer you is the fire in my heart-
I'll give you me, it's all I've got-

V2:
Can't get rid of the smile that's on my face-
I'd rather be right here than any place-
I've quit searchin' for rainbows and pots of gold-
Just wanna be in you're arms when the nights get cold-
Show some pity for goodness sake-
A little smile is all it'll take-

REPEAT CHORUS

Just Enough To Hurt

Written By: Adam Baker/James Best

JUST ENOUGH TO HURT
(Adam Baker/James Best)

Chorus:
Just enough to hurt
That's the way love works
Just enough to tear me up,
and bring me down to earth
Just enough to break my heart, hope it won't get worse
To tell the the truth, I fell for you
just enough to hurt

V1:
Losing you was just enough to make me wanna cry
It's painful gettin' over you,
but I'm not gonna die, (it's)

V2:
Loving you was easier
than anything should be
Now I have to let you go
I know it won't kill me, (but it's)

Discography

1983- "Adam" self titled album
1984-87- "In Love With Her", "Weren't You Listening", "You've Got A Right", "Standing Invitation". Radio singles all reached at least Top Fifty Billboard Status!
2005- "Just Enough To Hurt", nine all original songs on the newest CD!

Set List

An experienced opening or main act! Originals include:
-All of his previously mentioned singles.
-9 new songs off his latest CD! (available on I-Tunes, Napster)
-Wonderfully original covers of Bob Seger, Jimmy Buffett, James Taylor, to name only a few!
-Adam can perform up to 1 hour long, all original opening sets!
-Up to three, 1 hour long sets is standard for acoustic performances that include cover material!