Pat Alger, born in 1947 in New York (United States) is a composer of country music.
He was a member of the Woodstock Mountain Revue where he sang, played guitar and composed songs, including “Old time music” and “Southern Crescent Line”. Later he joined Nanci Griffith and together they wrote the songs that led to the success it last as a “Once in a very blue moon” and “Lone star state of mind”. Some of his songs were sung by singers such as Kathy Mattea (“Going’ gone” or “She came Forth Worth from”) and Trisha Yearwood. He has also written songs accompanied by Garth Brooks.