Lila McCann

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Decades: 1990s 2000s
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4 December 1981, Steilacoom, Washington, DC, USA. Country singer Lila McCann began her recording career at the age of 15, releasing an acclaimed self-titled debut album while vowing to continue her academic commitments. Her musical apprenticeship came as a guest singer at local dances with her father’s group, the Southlanders, from the age of four onwards. She had been recommended to Asylum Records as a 13-year-old by music industry legend Seymour Stein, who saw her playing at the Palomino Club in Los Angeles. She eventually secured a full recording contract with Asylum (as part of a development agreement) in December 1995. The main attraction proved to be a demo track entitled ‘Down Came A Blackbird’, written for McCann by Mark Spiro, who became the producer of her debut album. McCann’s own input produced one co-writing credit, though she was keen to stress her desire to write more of her own material. Her single ‘To Get Me To You’...

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