Justin Townes Earle

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Justin Townes Earle
Earle in 2010
Earle in 2010
Background information
Born(1982-01-04)January 4, 1982
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedAugust 23, 2020(2020-08-23) (aged 38)[1]
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
LabelsNew West Records, Vagrant, Loose Music, Bloodshot Records

Justin Townes Earle (January 4, 1982 – August 23, 2020) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He was a son of alternative country artist Steve Earle.[2]

In 2010 he released the album Harlem River Blues, followed by the album Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now in 2012. He also appeared in an episode of the HBO television series Treme with his father.[3]

Earle produced Wanda Jackson's album Unfinished Business in 2012.[4]

From 2014 through 2017, Earle released a "family trilogy" of albums, comprising Single Mothers (2014), Absent Fathers (2015), and Kids in the Street (2017).

Earle died on August 23, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, at the age of 38.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Minsker, Evan (August 23, 2020). "Justin Townes Earle Dead at 38". Pitchfork.
  2. Dollar, Steve (November 24, 2010). "Riding That Country Wagon". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved December 28, 2010.
  3. "Steve and Justin Townes Earle on HBO's Treme". YouTube. Retrieved February 13, 2015.
  4. "Wanda Jackson 'In the Studio'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 13, 2015.