Dave Loggins was born as David Allen Loggins in Mountain City, Tennessee, on 10th November 1947. He is the cousin of fellow musician Kenny Loggins. He was inducted to the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1995. Loggins is best known for writing and recording the Top Ten hit Please Come to Boston in 1974. However, he also wrote Pieces of April, which became a Top Twenty Hit in 1973. He has written material for Restless Heart, Wynonna Judd, Reba McEntire, Gary Morris, Alabama, Toby Keith and Don Williams.