Chanteur Country / Folk US, Justin Townes Earle est le fils de Steve Earle.
In some respects, Justin Townes Earle seemed destined from birth to be a musician — his father, Steve Earle, is one of America's most acclaimed singer/songwriters, and he was named in part for Townes Van Zandt, a close friend and mentor to Earle and an equally legendary tunesmith. But Justin also grew up learning the downside of the musician's life, and came up against some of the same demons that haunted his father. Born in 1982, Justin Townes Earle didn't see much of his dad through most of his childhood; after the release of his first album in 1986, Steve was often on the road, and a serious drug habit sidelined him through much of the early '90s. Despite it all, Justin developed an appetite for music, and in his teens began playing and singing with two different Nashville groups, a rock band called the Distributors and a bluegrass-influenced acoustic combo, the Swindlers. Justin also spent some time as a member of his father's touring band the Dukes, and sang one of his own songs, "The Time You Waste," on Steve's 2003 live album Just an American Boy. But Justin was fired from the Dukes after a dangerous appetite for drugs began interfering with his performances, and Justin told a Los Angeles Times reporter that he suffered his fifth major drug overdose, one which put him in the hospital for several days, when he was only 21. But that misadventure put Justin on the road to recovery, and once clean and sober he began putting a new focus on his music and songwriting. In 2007, Justin unveiled a critically acclaimed EP, Yuma, on his own J-Trane Music label, and later that year he signed with the respected "insurgent country" label Bloodshot, who released his debut album The Good Life on March 25, 2008.
Talents : Singer, Guitar
Style musical : Folk, Roots Rock, Traditional Country, Americana, Alternative Country
Années en activité :
|05/2011||SP BLOODSHOT BS 184 (US)||Move Over Mama|
|11/2011||SP BLOODSHOT ? (US)||Slippin' And Slidin / Louisiana 1927|
|03/2012||SP BLOODSHOT 197 (US)||.||Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now|
|02/2007||CD ? (US)||YUMA - The Ghost Of Virginia / You Can't Leave / Yuma / I Don't Care / Let The Waters Rise / A Desolate Angels Blues|
|03/2008||CD BLOODSHOT 151 (US)||THE GOOD LIFE - Hard Livin' / The Good Life / Who Am I To Say / Lone Pine Hill / South Georgia Sugar Babe / What Do You Do When You're Lonesome / Turn Out My Lights / Lonesome And You / Ain't Glad I'm Leaving / Far Away In Another Town|
|03/2009||CD BLOODSHOT 20160 (US)||MIDNIGHT AT THE MOVIES - Midnight At The Movies / What I Mean To You / They Killed John Henry / Mama's Eyes / Dirty Rag / Can't Hardly Wait / Black Eyed Suzy / Poor Fool / Halfway To Jackson / Someday I'll Be Forgiven For This / Walk Out / Here We Go Again|
|09/2010||CD BLOODSHOT BS178 (US)||HARLEM RIVER BLUES - Harlem River Blues / One More Night In Brooklyn / Move Over Mama / Workin' For The MTA / Wanderin' / Slippin' And Slidin' / Christchurch Woman / Learning To Cry / Ain't Waitin' / Rogers Park / Harlem River Blues Reprise|
|03/2012||CD BLOODSHOT BLD-CD-193 (US)||NOTHING'S GONNA CHANGE THE WAY YOU FEEL ABOUT ME NOW - Am I That Lonely Tonight? / Look The Other Way / Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now / Baby's Got A Bad Idea / Maria / Down On The Lower East Side / Won't Be The Last Time / Memphis In The Rain / Unfortunately, Anna / Movin' On|
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