Dana Key (born December 30, 1953) is an American Christian rock guitarist, singer, and producer who was co-founder of the Christian rock group DeGarmo & Key with keyboardist Eddie DeGarmo, who became best friends with him since the first grade, who also hails from Memphis, Tennessee. Key is a direct descendant (great-great-great-great-great-great grandson) of the famous Francis Scott Key, author of The Star-Spangled Banner.
DeGarmo & Key toured the world, headlining and opening with other major Christian Rock bands including Servant, Petra, Joe English, Amy Grant, Resurrection Band, Jesse Dixon, Mylon LeFevre and Broken Heart, and dc Talk (their roadie crew for a period). Dana released two solo albums as well.
Following retirement, Dana served as the head of Ardent Records, and hosted a TV show, featuring new, younger, Christian bands.
DeGarmo and Key: