Sturgill Simpson

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Birthday
8, 1978
Birthplace
Kentucky
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
8, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Kentucky

About

Notable for his 2014 album Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, which rose to number eight on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums Chart, he is also recognized for his singles "Living the Dream," "The Promise," and "Life Ain't Fair and the World Is Mean."

Before Fame

Before releasing his debut solo album, High Top Mountain, he served in the United States Navy; worked for the Union Pacific Railroad; and established a bluegrass music group called Sunday Valley.

Trivia

He struggled with alcohol abuse during his younger years, but became sober in his late twenties.

Family Life

Raised in Jackson and Versailles, Kentucky, he is the child of a police officer and a secretary. After settling in Nashville, Tennessee, he and his wife welcomed a son.

Associated With

His music has been compared to that of Texas-born "Outlaw Country" genre singer Waylon Jennings.

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