Personalities | Lyle Lovett | New Country & The Neo-Traditionalists | Country

(Vocals, songwriter, b. 1956)

Lovett’s music spans folk, swing, jazz and country and has remained innovative since his eponymous 1986 album, which included his only Top 10 single, ‘Cowboy Man’. Touring with his so-called Large Band, which features the talents of Victor Krauss (brother of Alison), cellist John Hagen and harmony vocalist Francine Reed, he has won four Grammy Awards. Highlights of his catalogue include his 1998 album Step Inside This House, a tribute to fellow Texas singer-songwriters.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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