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Jesse Winchester (Country Singer) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Jesse Winchester
James Ridout "Jesse" Winchester Jr. was an American-Canadian musician and songwriter. He was born and raised in the southern United States. Opposed to the Vietnam War, he moved to Canada in 1967 to avoid military service and began his career as a solo artist. His highest-charting recordings were of his own songs, "Yankee Lady" in 1970 and "Say What" in 1981. He became a Canadian citizen in 1973, gained amnesty in the U.S. in 1977 and resettled in Memphis, Tennessee in 2002. Winchester was best known as a songwriter. His songs were recorded by many notable artists, including Patti Page, Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett, Joan Baez, Jerry Garcia, Anne Murray, Reba McEntire, the Everly Brothers, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, George Strait, Gary Allan, Willie Nelson, and Michael Stanley. A number of these recordings achieved positions on various charts.
Birth nameJames Ridout Winchester Jr.
BornMay 17, 1944, Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S.
OriginMemphis, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedApril 11, 2014, Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
GenresCountry, country rock, folk
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsVocals, guitar, keyboards
Years activeCirca 1961 – 2014 (his death)
LabelsAppleseed, Bearsville, Stony Plain, Ampex, Victor, Sugar Hill, Great Big Island, Wounded Bird, Blue Plate, Warner Brothers

About Jesse Winchester

Country Singer Jesse Winchester was born in Bossier City, Louisiana, United States on May 17, 1944. He dies at the age of 69, on April 11, 2014.

Yankee Lady and Mississippi, You're on My Mind are two of his most well-known tunes. Many music legends have recorded his tracks.

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Jesse Winchester before becoming famous

Jesse Winchester was born in the Zodiac sign Taurus (The Bull), and 1944 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Monkey (猴).

In 1966, he received his bachelor's degree from Williams College. In 1967, he moved to Montreal, Quebec, to avoid military duty.

Achievement of Jesse Winchester

In 2007, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers presented him with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jesse Winchester's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

With his first wife, Leslie, he had three children.

Jesse Winchester on Social Media

Jesse Winchester on Facebook: @184915194874200.

Jesse Winchester Collabed with

Rock Singer Elvis Costello, Pop Singer Patti Page, Country Singer Jimmy Buffett, Folk Singer Joan Baez, and The Everly Brothers all covered his tunes.

Jesse Winchester Income & Net worth

Jesse Winchester's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a country singer. Information about his net worth in 2024 is being updated as soon as possible by, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Jesse Winchester.

Jesse Winchester Height and Weight

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Latest information about Jesse Winchester updated on March 18 2023.