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Adam Duritz

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Birthday
1, 1964
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1964 (age 58)
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD

About

Counting Crows lead singer who had a hit with "Mr. Jones" and sang "Accidentally in Love" for the Shrek 2 soundtrack. 

Before Fame

He attended both University of California Davis and Berkeley but graduated from neither school. Before forming the Counting Crows, Adam played in a Bay Area band "The Himalayans" until 1991.

Trivia

He has been open about his diagnosis of depersonalization disorder. After the Counting Crows debut album August and Everything After became a hit, Adam took up bartending at The Viper Room, in Hollywood, which at the time was owned by Johnny Depp.

Family Life

He grew up in a Jewish family and has a sister named Nicole. He had a brief relationship with actress Emmy Rossum. 

Associated With

He and Counting Crows have been heavily influenced by The Band, Van Morrison, Nirvana, and many others.