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John Hiatt (born August 20, 1952) is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter. He has played a variety of musical styles on his albums, including New Wave, blues and country. Hiatt has been nominated for several Grammy Awards and has been awarded a variety of other distinctions in the music industry. He remains one of the most respected and influential American singer-songwriters. Hiatt was working as a songwriter for Tree International, a record label in Nashville, when his song “Sure As I'm Sittin’ Here” was covered by Three Dog Night. The song became a Top 40 hit, earning Hiatt a recording contract with Epic Records. Since then he has released twenty one studio albums, two compilation albums and one live album. His songs have been covered by a variety of artists in multiple genres, including Bob Dylan, The Searchers, Willy DeVille, Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Joe Bonamassa, Willie Nelson, Three Dog Night, Joan Baez, Paula Abdul, Buddy Guy, the Desert Rose Band, Jimmy Buffett, Mandy Moore, Iggy Pop, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Dave Edmunds, Nick Lowe, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Rosanne Cash, Suzy Bogguss, Jewel, Aaron Neville, Jeff Healey, Keith Urban, Joe Cocker, Chaka Khan, Paulini and many others.
Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) is an American country singer-songwriter and actor. Active since 1980, he has recorded thirteen albums and released 21 singles to date, including his highest entry, the number 10 chart hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, "Cowboy Man". Lovett has won four Grammy Awards, including Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. It's Not Big It's Large was released in 2007, where it debuted and peaked at number 2 on the Top Country Albums chart. A new studio album, Natural Forces, was released on October 20, 2009 by Lost Highway Records. The last studio album on his Curbs Records contract, Release Me, was released in February 2012. Lovett attended Texas A&M University, where he received Bachelors of Arts degrees in both German and Journalism in 1980. It is a common misconception that Lyle and Robert Earl Keen were roommates at A&M. They were not. However, they lived near each other in College Station, became good friends, and wrote "The Front Porch Song" together, which both went on to record.
John Hiatt - HAVE A LITTLE FAITH IN ME (LIVE) – "Have a Little Faith in Me" is a song written and performed by John Hiatt that appears on his 1987 album "Bring the Family". His version of the song has also appeared on the soundtracks of the movies The Theory of Flight (1998), Look Who’s Talking Now (1993), Benny & Joon (1993), My Best Friends’s Girl (2008) and Love Happens (2009). Live versions were included on 1994’s Hiatt Comes Alive at Budokan? and 2005’s Live from Austin, TX. The song has been included in all of his greatest hits collections. The song has been covered by many artists. Taken from the “Hiatt Comes Alive at Budokan?” CD,1994.
Lyle Lovett - SHE’S NO LADY (LIVE) – First appeared on "Pontiac", Lyle Lovett's second studio album, released in 1987. Unreleased.
John Hiatt - CHILD OF THE WILD BLUE YONDER – Originally appeared on "Stolen Moments", John Hiatt's tenth album, released in 1990
Lyle Lovett - YOU CAN’T RESIST IT - From "Lyle Lovett", Lovett's 1986 eponymous debut album.
John Hiatt - THE WRECK OF THE BARBIE FERRARI – Taken from "Perfectly Good Guitar", John Hiatt's eleventh album, released in 1993.
Lyle Lovett - BEARS (LIVE) - (Steven Fromholz) First appeared on "Step Inside This House", an album of songs recorded by Lyle Lovett and released in 1998. In contrast with his earlier albums, populated mostly by songs penned by Lovett, House is a double-length album of cover songs written by fellow Texans. Unreleased.
John Hiatt - TENNESSEE PLATES – Taken from "Slow Turning", John Hiatt's ninth album, released in 1988.
Lyle Lovett - THAT’S RIGHT, YOU’RE NOT FROM TEXAS (LIVE) - (Lovett, Ramsey, Rogers) – Taken from "The Road to Ensenada", released in 1996. This version is unreleased.
John Hiatt - DAMN THIS TOWN – Taken from his CD "Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns", 2011.
Lyle Lovett with John Hiatt - NOBODY KNOWS ME (LIVE) – First appeared on "Lyle Lovett and His Large Band", Lyle Lovett's third album, released in 1989. Unreleased.
John Hiatt, Lyle Lovett and Joe Ely - DRIVE SOUTH (LIVE) – First appeared on "Slow Turning", John Hiatt's ninth album, released in 1988. Unreleased.
Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt - MY BABY DON’T TOLERATE (LIVE) – First appeared on "My Baby Don't Tolerate", released in 2003. This version is unreleased.