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Mike Reid

Born 24 May 1947.

Biography

Michael Barry "Mike" Reid (born May 24, 1947) is an American country music artist, composer, and retired American football player.

A defensive lineman, Reid played college football for the Penn State Nittany Lions and then spent five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League, earning trips to the Pro Bowl after the 1972 and '73 seasons, before retiring after the 1974 season. He subsequently began his musical career, co-writing several hit singles for country music artists, including Ronnie Milsap's "Stranger in My House", which won a Grammy Award for Best Country Song in 1984. Reid later began a solo recording career, releasing two studio albums for Columbia Records. He charted seven singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts as a singer, including the Number One hit "Walk on Faith."

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