Guy Clark

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Birthday
6, 1941
Birthplace
Monahans, TX
Death Date
May 17, 2016 (74)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1941
Birthplace
Monahans, TX
Death Date
May 17, 2016 (74)

About

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

Before Fame

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

Trivia

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.

Family Life

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

Associated With

He mentored Steve Earle.

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