Steve Earle performing at the Midlands Music Festival in 2007.
|Birth name||Stephen Fain Earle|
|Born||January 17, 1955
Hampton, Virginia, U.S.
|Origin||Schertz, Texas, U.S.|
|Genres||Country, rock and roll, folk|
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, Author, Playwright|
|Labels||MCA Nashville, New West, E² Records, Warner Bros.|
|Associated acts||Allison Moorer, Justin Townes Earle, Guy Clark, Townes Van Zandt, Buddy Miller, Joan Baez, Del McCoury Band, Lucinda Williams|
Stephen Fain "Steve" Earle (born January 17, 1955 in Hampton, Virginia) is an American country/rock singer-songwriter. He has received a total of fourteen nominations for Grammy Awards and has won 3; 1 for Best Contemporary Folk Album for The Revolution Starts Now, 1 for Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album (Vocal or Instrumental) for Washington Square Serenade and 1 for Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album for Townes. He is also known for being a political activist and his views towards anti-war and anti-death penalty policies.
Albums[change | edit source]
|1990||The Hard Way|
|1995||Train a Comin'|
|1996||I Feel Alright|
|2006||The Revolution Starts Now|
|2006||Washington Square Serenade|
|2010||I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive|