Steel Notes Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 116

Steel Notes Magazine Spring 2017 er t s a m M The a e r D of a r Aber e d n Wo cott by S Thomas Baker Knight Jr, who dropped his first name for his professional moniker, Baker Knight, had recorded – and more successfully penned – many melodies throughout his career. His ditties – including “Lonesome Town” and “The Wonder of You” - were re- corded by a plethora of major Rock N Roll Era person- alities such as Rick Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley. During the 1970s, Baker's new-found flair for writing country songs proved very successful not only for himself, but also for recording artists like Hank Wil- liams Jr. and Mickey Gilley, among many more. But in 1969, Baker Knight got to present to the world, his greatest Melody. 116 Steel Notes Magazine Melody Tuesday Lynn Knight is the birth name of actress/singer Tuesday Knight, who is best known to horror fans as Kristen Parker in the popular sequel “A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master.” But way before Tuesday's hauntingly melodic song “Night- mare” scored The Dream Master's opening credits, she was already enjoying work as a serious performer. Tuesday's TV credits include guest roles on Fame; The Facts of Life; Matlock; Law & Order; and The X Files, as well as recurring roles on General Hospital and 2000 Malibu Road. In the early 1980s, Tuesday lent much talent to the back up vocals on Quiet Riot's hugely successful