Guy Clark

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Guy Clark
Clark at the 2009 Newport Folk Festival
Clark at the 2009 Newport Folk Festival
Background information
Born(1941-11-06)November 6, 1941
Monahans, Texas, United States
DiedMay 17, 2016(2016-05-17) (aged 74)
Nashville, Tennessee
GenresCountry, Texas country, outlaw country, folk
Occupation(s)Musician, singer-songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1970s–2016
LabelsRCA, Warner, Sugar Hill, Elektra, Dualtone

Guy Charles Clark (November 6, 1941 – May 17, 2016)[1] was a Grammy Award winning American country and folk singer, musician, songwriter, recording artist, and performer. He has released more than twenty albums.

His songs have been recorded by other artists including Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Buffett, Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, and Rodney Crowell.

Clark won the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Folk Album: My Favorite Picture Of You.

Clark died in Nashville, Tennessee from lymphoma on May 17, 2016, aged 74.[2][3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 184–5. ISBN 1-84195-017-3.
  2. Cooper, Peter (May 17, 2016). "Guy Clark dead at 74". The Tennesseean. Retrieved May 17, 2016.
  3. Villalpando, Roberto. "Legendary Texas songwriter Guy Clark, 74, dies". Archived from the original on 19 May 2016. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  4. "Guy Clark dead at 74". The Tennessean.

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