Steve Earle performing on a mandolin at the City Winery Chicago in February 2015
|Birth name||Stephen Fain Earle|
January 17, 1955 |
Hampton, Virginia, United States
|Origin||San Antonio, Texas, United States|
|Genres||Country, rock, folk, roots rock, rockabilly, Americana|
|Occupations||Musician, singer-songwriter, writer, actor|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, mandolin, harmonica, banjo, bouzouki, bass guitar|
|Labels||Uni. MCA Nashville, New West, E² Records, Warner Bros.|
|Associated acts||Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Del McCoury Band, Lucinda Williams, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Mary Cutrufello|
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 three; one for Best Contemporary Folk Album for The Revolution Starts Now, one for Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album (Vocal or Instrumental) for Washington Square Serenade and one 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 | change 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|
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References[change | change source]
- Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Steve Earle - Biography - AllMusic". AllMusic.