Tom Russell

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Birthday
5, 1947
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

Much-covered musician whose singles included Blue Wing, The Heart of a Working Man, Black Pearl, and many others.

Before Fame

He graduated with a Master's degree in Sociology of Law from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Trivia

His songs were covered by many artists including Johnny Cash, Iris DeMent, Jason Boland, Dave Alvin, and k.d. lang.

Family Life

He grew up in Los Angeles with a brother.

Associated With

He co-wrote his 1988 song Outbound Plane with Nanci Griffith with which Suzy Bogguss would score a Top 10 country hit.