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Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III
Born: Sep 5, 1946 in Chapel Hill, NC
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Loudon Wainwright III grew up in the town of Bedford in wealthy Westchester County north of New York City, the son of Loudon S. Wainwright Jr., a writer and editor at Life magazine and a direct descendant of colonial governor Peter Stuyvesant. Wainwright became a folk singer/songwriter in the late '60s, ...Read full biography
Released: 1992
Label: EMI
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The best album of Loudon Wainwright III's career, History features a mix of the humorous and the serious, the autobiographical and the observational, the rockin' and the balladic, all wrapped up in some ...Read full review
More Love Songs
Released: 1986
Label: Diablo (UK)
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With guitarist Richard Thompson once again in the producer's chair, Wainwright offered up this fine batch of tunes that cover everything from global disharmony ("Hard Day on the Planet") to a bad drug ...Read full review
More Loudon Wainwright III albums: Main Albums (26), Compilations (12), Singles & EPs (2)
Martha Wainwright working on memoir due in 2016
Mar 21, 12:32 PM EST
Singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright working on memoir, due to be published in 2016
Review: 'This Is 40' soundtrack full of highlights
Dec 11, 10:53 AM EST
Music Review: New Norah Jones, Lindsey Buckingham songs highlight 'This Is 40' soundtrack