Description: Vocalist, Composer USA

Known For: Known for the album “Diamonds and Dirt” in 1988.

Instruments: Voice, Guitar
Music Styles: Country

Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Date Born: 7th August 1950
Location Born: Houston, Texas, United States of America

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Rodney Crowell

An American award-winning singer, songwriter.

Often narrowly associated with country music, his songs have a much wider reach, spanning rock, folk, swing, and bluegrass.

He is considered to be part of both the alternative country and the mainstream country music.

He was married to Rosanne Cash (daughter of Johnny Cash), from 1979 to 1992 and had a great influence on her career, producing most of her albums during that period.

They collaborated on a number of duets, including 1988’s “It’s Such a Small World.” Though Crowell and Cash are now divorced, they remain on friendly terms

Rodney played guitar and back up vocalist for Emmylou Harris’ backing band “Hot Band”.

He later married country singer Claudia Church.

Mainly known for his songwriting his popularity rose to a high with the release of the

As Crowell’s popularity in hit radio country music faded, he continued his prolific songwriting.

2001 came along and so did the release of his album “The Houston Kid”. This proved successful with many songs very much autobiographical.

Crowell has also produced many artists and wrote the Keith Urban hit “Making Memories Of us”.

Albums include.

978 Ain’t Living Long Like This
1980 But What Will the Neighbors Think
1981 Rodney Crowell
1986 Street Language
1988 Diamonds & Dirt
1989 Keys to the Highway
1992 Life Is Messy
1994 Let the Picture Paint Itself
1995 Jewel of the South
1997 The Cicadas
2001 The Houston Kid
2003 Fate’s Right Hand
2004 The Notorious Cherry Bombs
2005 The Outsider
2008 Sex and Gasoline