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Guy Dupree started his journey down the music road at an early age. His father’s love for music had a lot of influence on him to learn to play.

Guy’s father gave him a guitar that he bought in a pawn shop when he was ten years old and a few months later, he was ready to take to the stage and win his first contest at school.

After many years of jamming and small gigs with mostly his father and brother Steve, Guy became more interested In writing and fascinated with lyrics. Guy said “it has always been amazing to me that someone could take a pen and write some words on a piece paper that one day most of the people in the nation would sing along to."

Guy began to read about songwriting and attending seminars and writing in his spare time when he met a successful writer while sitting in and singing in a local club near his home.

Louis Brown was in the audience and he had just had a song recorded by Keith Whitley. Louis invited Guy to the local critique sessions of the Atlanta Songwriter Association and a chance to write with him. It was a turning point in his life and he made a decision to pursue songwriting more than ever before.

He became a member of the Nashville Songwriter Association, BMI and The Atlanta Songwriter Association where he was vice president for a short time.

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Guy was recognized for many of the songs that he had written by the Atlanta Songwriter Association of which one song was showcased at SESAC in Nashville.He has had a song in the top 1% of the annual Billboard contest and fourth place in the Louisville area Songwriters Cooperative.

He had two songs in the finals in the Georgia Music Industry Association and appeared on a local television station to perform his original songs.

In the mid 90’s Guy rented an apartment in Nashville, took long weekends, and pitched songs and attended writer’s nights.

In 2007 Guy had two songs make it to the finals and won first and second place in the 2007 Georgia Music Industry Association “Best Of Country Showcase."