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Guy Clark

Guy Clark Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1941
Place of Birth Monahans, Texas
Death day May 17, 2016 (74 years old)
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
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Guy Charles Clark is an American folk and folk singer and songwriter. He has released more than 20 albums and his songs have been recorded by other artists including Jerry Jeff Walker, Jimmy Buffett, Kathy Mattea, Lyle Lovett, Ricky Skaggs, Steve Wariner, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson. It won the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Folk Album: My Favorite Picture of You.

Birth name Guy Charles Clark
Born November 06, 1941, Monahans, Texas, U.S.
Died May 17, 2016, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Country, Texas country, outlaw country, folk, Americana
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Years active 1970s–2016
Labels RCA, Warner, Sugar Hill, Elektra, Dualtone
Associated acts Townes Van Zandt, Jerry Jeff Walker, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, Emmylou Harris, Verlon Thompson, Steve Earle
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About Guy Clark

Country and folk musician known for Desperados Waiting for a Train. He pioneered the progressive country and outlaw country genres.

Guy Clark before fame

He once worked in a guitar shop. He was a skilled luthier who made his own guitars.

Achievement of Guy Clark

He received the Americana Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting in 2005. His songs were covered by such artists as Johnny Cash, Kenny Chesney, and John Denver.

Guy Clark family life

He married wife Susanna in 1972. They remained married until her death in 2012.

Associations of Guy Clark

He mentored Steve Earle.

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Latest information about Guy Clark updated on June 14 2021.