Chuck made his first recording project when he was just 12 years old. Before he was 18 he had recorded 4 albums with his family group, The Day Family at the legendary Happy Goodman Family Studios. Since then he has worked in several music genres. He traveled with several of the top Southern Gospel music groups as well as several Country bands including Freddy Fender, Marty Haggard and others. For several years Chuck traveled with his brother Greg and Gregs wife Heather as the Christian Country group The Days. The Days were regulars on The Trinity Broadcasting Networks, Praise the Lord program for 4 years. Chuck is one of todays top singer/songwriters and is a pioneer in the Christian Country/Country Gospel industry.
He has written/co-written 9 Number 1 Songs in the Christian genre. He has had songs recorded by such names as, Gold City, Clay Cross, Michael English, Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir, The Hoppers, Rebecca St. James, Barry Wayne, Bob Carlisle, and many others. Midnight Cry is the most notable song that Chuck has written. Chuck penned this song in 1986 with his brother Greg. Since then it has been awarded Song of the Year by The Singing News Fan Awards at the National Quartet Convention, it was also named Christian Music Song of the Decade, and in 2000 was named one of the Top 20 Christian Music Songs of the Century. Recently Chuck received an award for Midnight Cry being one of the most recorded songs in the history of all of Christian music.
Chuck records for NewStep Records and tours throughout the United States and the world. His songs can be heard on Christian and Country radio stations in the U.S. and around the world. Chuck holds both a Doctorate of Theology degree and a Doctorate of Divinity. He is an Ordained Minister and was named a Kentucky Colonel in 2000 by Governor Paul Patton of Kentucky. Chuck received 2 RIAA Certified Gold Video Awards for 2 of the Bill Gaither Homecoming Videos. Chuck has received awards from the ICGMA (International Country Gospel Music Association) such as Entertainer of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Songwriter of the Decade and was inducted into the ICGMA Hall of Fame in 2000. Chuck proudly endorses Kyser Capos and Strings plays Composite Acoustics, Fine Carbon Guitars and Cedar Creek Custom Cases.