(Vocals, b. 1955) Earle is an artist whose heartfelt songwriting and passionate vocals straddle both rock and country music. Despite several marriages and periods of drug and alcohol abuse Earle’s music was a vital part of the 1990s, especially the acoustic prisms of Train A Comin’ (1995) and El Corazon (1997). Bluegrass album Mountain (1999) recorded with the Del McCoury Band is particularly impressive. Recent political albums like Jerusalem (2001) and ...
By the late-1960s, the Nashville music industry had grown slick, complacent and predictable, even as the greater national culture, in the shadow of the Vietnam War, was entering an era of tumult and rebellion. Largely as a result of this, the outlaw movement arose. It began as a rudimentary grassroots uprising, instigated by a handful of talented artists whose rough edges and quirky individualism simply didn’t fit the prescribed Nashville mold. ...
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The ultimate story of a life of rock music, from the 1950s to the present day.
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