He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple platinum This Time. During his high school years, he excelled in both music and drama, regularly securing the lead role in school plays, such as "Charlie" in a stage version of Flowers for Algernon, honing his skills under the guidance of teacher-mentors Jerry Mc Afee (music) and Charles Lewis (drama).In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show. Outside of school, he sang and played guitar with local garage bands, and entertained his friends and classmates with his impersonations, such as Richard Nixon, who, at the time, was heavily embroiled in the Watergate controversy.[on Neil Patrick Harris] He's all over the place, but in a good way.There's a method in what seems to be the madness in him doing this and then doing that, hosting this and then doing that.Writing all his own songs, and continuing to perform mostly outside traditional country music channels, he did many shows in rock and punk rock clubs around Los Angeles, playing with roots rock or punk rock acts like The Blasters (Yoakam scored a small video hit with his version of their song "Long White Cadillac"), Los Lobos, and X.
Sam Lowry Hunt (born December 8, 1984) is an American singer and songwriter.
Dwight Yoakam was born in the coal mining community of Pikeville, Kentucky, October 23, 1956. Then there's the part when Yoakam takes then-girlfriend Bridget Fonda ....
Auf der Riesenbühne nur diese junge Frau mit Gitarre: Tracy Chapman wurde am 11. Hier erzählt sie vom Londoner Soli-Konzert für Nelson Mandela – und was dann geschah.
If Bob Krasnow hadn’t signed Tracy, another record company would certainly have signed her as well, but would the story have been the same?
Not sure, Elektra Records was probably the best record company she could ever be signed in the late 80’s.