Charles William Ashworth better known by the stage name Charlie Peacock is an American singer-songwriter, pianist, record producer, session musician and author. While growing up in California Peacock began playing the piano. After completing his education he formed a band and began a career as a professional musician. His albums include the instrumental jazz recordings Love Press Ex-Curio and Arc of the Circle and his latest vocal project No Man's Land. Peacock has been part of the creative team for several successful songs and albums including Amy Grant's "Every Heartbeat", Switchfoot's "Dare You to Move" and both of the The Civil Wars' studio albums—the Gold certified Barton Hollow and the self-titled follow-up which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album sales chart.