Michelle Shocked

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Birthday
24, 1962
Birthplace
Dallas, TX
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
Dallas, TX

About

Alternative folk singer and songwriter who has infused politics into her work and released the single "Anchorage."

Before Fame

She was taped singing around a campfire at the Kerrville Folk Festival, which prompted England's Mercury Records to offer her a record deal.

Trivia

Breaking into the U.S. with her 1988 album Short Sharp Shocked, she gained strong support and airplay on college radio.

Family Life

She was born Michelle Karen Johnston in Dallas, Texas.

Associated With

She made an anti-same-sex marriage speech in 2013 at a San Francisco club, prompting controversy; Shocked went on CNN's Piers Morgan Live to attempt to explain herself.

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