Darrell Scott

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Descriptive "tags": singer-songwriter americana bluegrass folk banjo Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

6 August 1959, London, Kentucky, USA. Country singer-songwriter Scott grew up in a rural farming town before his parents sought work in the steel mills of East Gary, Indiana. Each member of the Scott family was encouraged to pursue an instrument, and thereby join the family band. They backed their father’s recitals of Ernest Tubbs and Hank Williams standards at church venues, prisons and also mental institutions. By the age of 16 Scott was playing bar gigs around southern California. In his early 20s he moved to Canada and played pedal steel with the Mercy Brothers, enjoying considerable success with the group, including three Canadian Top 10 hits written by Scott. Thereafter he took a career break, enrolling at Tufts University in Boston to study English literature and spending one term at a college in Hampstead, London. There he met Charles Koppelman, who signed him to SBK Records. However, a projected solo album (recorded with Dan Fogelberg and Kris...

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