Born in Houston in 1950, Rodney Crowell has released 20 albums in four decades and has also worked widely as a songwriter and a producer. His honors include a Grammy, an ASCAP lifetime achievement award, and membership in the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He lives in Nashville. His latest Nonesuch album, The Traveling Kind, a collaboration with Emmylou Harris, follows their 2013 Grammy-winning album Old Yellow Moon.
Rodney Crowell's latest Nonesuch album, The Traveling Kind, a collaboration with Emmylou Harris, follows their 2013 Grammy-winning album Old Yellow Moon. Crowell is a multi–Grammy Award winner whose songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Norah Jones, Etta James, and Grateful Dead, among others. His 1988 breakthrough Diamonds and Dirt generated five #1 singles and a Grammy Award for the song "After All This Time." His critically acclaimed works The Houston Kid, Fate's Right Hand, The Outsider, and Sex and Gasoline were followed by the 2010 release of his memoir, Chinaberry Sidewalks. In 2011, Crowell released KIN: Songs by Mary Karr and Rodney Crowell, which debuted at #1 on the Americana album chart and featured specials guests including Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, and Lucinda Williams, among many others. His most recent solo album, Tarpaper Sky, was released in 2014. Crowell's honors also include an ASCAP Lifetime Achievement Award and membership in the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Rodney Crowell appears courtesy of New West Records.