Steve Earle

steve-earleStephen Fain “Steve” Earle (born January 17, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle grew up near San Antonio, Texas, and began learning the guitar at age 11. Earle began his career as a songwriter in Nashville and released his first EP in 1982. His breakthrough album was the 1986 album Guitar Town. Since then Earle has released 13 other studio albums and received three Grammy awards. His songs have been recorded by Waylon Jennings, Travis Tritt, Vince Gill, Shawn Colvin and Emmylou Harris. He has appeared in film and television, and has written a novel, a play, and a book of short stories.

(From Wikipedia.org)

Selected songs/videoclips:

“Fort Worth Blues” – Featured on the album “El Corazon”, released february 1997.
Here´s an extremely emotional performance…as you can see brings Nanci Griffith to tears!

 

“Goodbye” – Featured on the album “Train a comin´”, released 1995.
Emmylou Harris did a version of this song on her album “Wrecking Ball” from 1995