Bob Carlisle

American Contemporary Christian singer and songwriter

Bob Carlisle is an American singer and songwriter. In 1993, he had a number one song on Billboard's Christian CHR National Airplay music chart.[1]

He (and another) wrote a number one song on Billboard's Country Airplay music chart (1998).[2]

Early lifeEdit

He was born on September 29, 1956. He comes from Santa Ana, California.


He played in bands - Allies and Billy Thermal.

In 1997 he had a number one album on Billboard's Top Christian Albums music chart.[1]

He won a Grammy, together with Randy Thomas - Grammy Award for Best Country Song.

As a songwriter he has written "Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That". Dolly Parton took the song to number one on Billboard's Country Airplay music chart;[2] The song's other songwriter is Randy Thomas.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Christian CHR National Airplay". The Nielsen Company. Archived from the original on 2012-08-26.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. pp. 315–317. ISBN 978-0-89820-177-2.