"Steven Noel "Steve" Wariner" (born December 25, 1954) is an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. He has released eighteen studio albums, he has also charted more than fifty singles on the Billboard country singles charts, including ten Number One hits. Three of his studio albums have been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for shipping 500,000 copies in the United States. Wariner became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 1996. He was inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville in 2008, and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in 2011. Steven Noel Wariner was born in Noblesville, Indiana, on December 25, 1954. Influenced at an early age by George Jones and Chet Atkins, Wariner started performing in his father's band, and later moved on to playing in local clubs. By age 17, he had been hired by Dottie West as a bass guitarist. He also worked with Glen Campbell, whom he has cited as a major influence on his work.