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Steve Earle

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After he began learning guitar at the age of 11, Steve Earle had no idea that he would become one of the premier American guitarists of all time. He broke through with his 1986 album Guitar Town and has received three Grammy awards since. He also has his hand in film and television, with a reoccurring role in the hit HBO series The Wire.

After he began learning guitar at the age of 11, Steve Earle had no idea that he would become one of the premier American guitarists of all time. He broke through with his 1986 album Guitar Town and has received three Grammy awards since. He also has his hand in film and television, with a reoccurring role in the hit HBO series The Wire.
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United States

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After he began learning guitar at the age of 11, Steve Earle had no idea that he would become one of the premier American guitarists of all time. He broke through with his 1986 album Guitar Town and has received three Grammy awards since. He also has his hand in film and television, with a reoccurring role in the hit HBO series The Wire.

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English


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WFUV: Take Five - Steve Earle

5/21/2018
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Townes Van Zandt inspired many with his songs, including a young Steve Earle. Now Steve honors him with a full album of Van Zandt tunes called "Townes," and stopped by 'FUV's Studio-A to talk about the record and his late friend and mentor during an interview with host Rita Houston. (WFUV's Take Five, 6/17/10)

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