Shelby Lynne Similar Artists

Allison Moorer - 100% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

21 June 1972, Quantico, Alabama, USA. Country singer Allison Moorer became an instant celebrity in 1998 when she was heavily featured in the successful Robert Redford movie The Horse Whisperer. She performed her song ‘A Soft Place To Fall’ in its entirety as Redford danced with co-star Kristen Scott-Thomas. This was followed by the release of her debut album, Alaba Read more

Tift Merritt - 96% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

8 January 1975, Houston, Texas, USA. Roots singer-songwriter Merritt was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. She began writing songs and performing in clubs as a teenager, but did not make much of an impression before teaming up with drummer Zeke Hutchins and forming the Carbines. The band gained a strong reputation on Raleigh’s roots music scene, and after independently Read more

Rosanne Cash - 77% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

24 May 1955, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The daughter of Johnny Cash from his first marriage to Vivian Liberto, Cash lived with her mother in California after her parents divorced in 1966. Perhaps inevitably, she returned to Nashville, where she studied drama at Vanderbilt University, before relocating to Los Angeles to study ‘method’ acting at Lee Strasberg’s In Read more

Kelly Willis - 74% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

2 October 1968, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. An Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter, Kelly Willis was signed by MCA Records’ country division in 1990 and widely embraced by critics as a torchbearer for ‘new traditionalism’.Willis played in her first band when aged 16, performing with her future first husband Mas Palermo. Her raucous vocals Read more

Eliza Gilkyson - 64% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs

1950, Hollywood, California, USA. Singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson has enjoyed a long if not always fruitful career, although by the start of the new millennium she had begun to reap some much deserved critical and commercial acclaim.Gilkyson is from a musical family, with her late father, the noted performer and songwriter Terry Gilkyson enjoying a U Read more

Matraca Berg - 62% match to Shelby Lynne

Decades Active: 1990s
View Artist: Overview Biography Similar Artists Vinyl

3 February 1964, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The song ‘Appalachian Rain’, on 90s country singer Berg’s first album, is about an unmarried mother moving away to have her baby, and she explained, ‘It is what happened to my mom; and in the song I tried to deal with how she must have felt, and what I wished had happened to my father.’ Berg is one of the f Read more

Kim Richey - 60% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

1 December 1956, Zanesville, Ohio, USA. Country singer-songwriter Kim Richey has established an enviable reputation for the quality of her writing, earning credits for her work with Radney Foster (‘Nobody Wins’), George Ducas (‘Those Words We Said’) and Trisha Yearwood (‘Believe Me Baby (I Lied)’). Her own recording career began in earnest with Read more

Mindy Smith - 60% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

1 June 1972, Long Island, New York, USA. This Nashville-based singer-songwriter grew up in Long Island, learning to sing from her stepmother, who was choir leader and music director of the church where Smith’s stepfather was minister. She performed with a band while attending Bible college in Cincinnati, later graduating to the solo acoustic circuit after moving with he Read more

Nanci Griffith - 59% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

6 July 1953, Seguin, Texas, USA. This singer-songwriter brilliantly straddles the boundary between folk and country music, with occasional nods to the mainstream rock audience. Her mother was an amateur actress and her father a member of a barbershop quartet. They passed on their interest in performance to Nanci, and although she majored in education at the University of Tex Read more

Rodney Crowell - 58% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

7 August 1950, Houston, Texas, USA. Combining careers as a country songwriter, producer and artist, Crowell rose to fame in the 80s as an influential figure in Nashville’s new breed of country traditionalists, along with Emmylou Harris, in whose Hot Band he worked for three years, Rosanne Cash, and fellow songwriters such as Guy Clark. His songs have been covered by Bob Read more

Mary Chapin Carpenter - 56% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

21 February 1958, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Carpenter’s father was an executive for Life magazine, and she spent part of her early life living in Japan. She grew up with a love of contemporary pop hits, although her mother’s Woody Guthrie and Judy Collins records gave her some interest in country/folk music. She spent her time at home with her guitar, and her fat Read more

Lucinda Williams - 55% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Blues Country & Bluegrass Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs CDs Vinyl

26 January 1953, Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA. Her father, Miller Williams, is a professor of literature and a professional poet, but it was her mother, a music graduate, who influenced Lucinda the most. After a period spent travelling in the early 70s, Williams concentrated on playing folk clubs in Texas, mixing traditional blues and folk songs with original material. She r Read more

Buddy Miller - 54% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

6 September 1952, Fairborn, Ohio, USA. This acclaimed guitarist and singer-songwriter started out as a bass player in bluegrass bands before switching to acoustic guitar in the late 60s. His long years as a journeyman session musician saw him criss-crossing America with various bands. He also set up his own Buddy Miller Band, which at one point in the early 80s included a yo Read more

Shawn Colvin - 53% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

Shanna Colvin, 10 January 1956, Vermillion, South Dakota, USA. A singer-songwriter in the tradition of her teen idol Joni Mitchell, Colvin was of considerable age before she recorded her first songs. Backed by fellow guitarist and songwriting partner John Leventhal (later a collaborator with Marc Cohn), her debut pulled together arresting material with an understated approac Read more

Emmylou Harris - 51% match to Shelby Lynne

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists DVDs Blu-ray CDs Vinyl

2 April 1947, Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Harris was raised in North Carolina, later attending the University Of North Carolina on a drama scholarship. Starting as a folk singer, Harris tried her luck in the late 60s in New York’s Greenwich Village folk clubs, making an album for the independent Jubilee label in 1970. Gliding Bird was largely unrepresentative of her subse Read more


Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler
Filter Results