Pat Alger song's have been recorded by a wide variety of artists in different genres including:
The Everly Brothers, Brenda Lee, Peter, Paul & Mary, Nanci Griffith, Dolly Parton, Livingston and James Taylor, Don Williams, Kathy Mattea, Hal Ketchum, Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks.
As an artist he has recorded 7 albums on Rounder Records, Sugar Hill Records and Liberty Records and as a songwriter he has had 20 chart hits including 8 #1s.
Pat was the 1991 Nashville Songwriters Association International Songwriter of the Year & the 1992 ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year. Other awards include the 1998 NSAI President's Choice Award and he is a 2 time winner of the CMA Triple Play Award for 3 #1 records in a year. In 2010 Pat was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and in 2013 he was inducted into the Georgia music Hall of Fame.