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Shawn Colvin

voc, acg, *1956 US, Vermillion, South Dakota
Singer / Songwriter of Rock, World and Folk
A.k.a. Shanna Colvin

Austin, Texas Grammy Award winning musician born January 10, 1956 in Vermillion, South Dakota. In the 27 years since the release of her debut album, Colvin has won three Grammy Awards, released eleven albums, written a critically acclaimed memoir, maintained a non-stop national and international touring schedule, appeared on countless television and radio programs, had her songs featured in major motion pictures, and created a remarkable canon of work. Colvin was born in Vermillion, South Dakota, where she lived until she was eight. A small-town childhood in the university town of Carbondale, Illinois, drew her to the guitar by the age of 10. She made her first public appearance on campus at the University of Illinois at age 15. By the late 1970s Colvin was singing in a Western Swing band in Austin, Texas—the city she now calls home.

  • Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Guitar
  • Backing Vocals
  • Rock
  • World
  • Folk
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Sunny Came Home on A Few Small Repairs by Shawn Colvin
Boulder To Birmingham - Live on Boulder To Birmingham by Various Artists
Baker Street on Uncovered by Shawn Colvin
Tougher Than The Rest on Uncovered by Shawn Colvin
When You Know on Serendipity by Various Artists
Never Saw Blue Like That on Runaway Bride - Music From The Motion Picture by Runaway Bride (Motion Picture Soundtrack)
This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody) - Live at the Bottom Line, NYC, NY - August 1993 on Cover Girl by Shawn Colvin
Christmas Time Is Here on Holiday Songs And Lullabies by Shawn Colvin
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere - Live at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY - October 1992 on Bob Dylan - 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration [ [Remastered]] by Various Artists
Shotgun Down The Avalanche on Steady On by Shawn Colvin

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Title Artist Year Type
The StarlighterShawn Colvin2018Album
The PearlConor Oberst, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin2016Single
Colvin & EarleShawn Colvin & Steve Earle2016Album
Wake Up Little SusieShawn Colvin & Steve Earle2016Single
UncoveredShawn Colvin2015Album
All Fall DownShawn Colvin2012Album
Original Album ClassicsShawn Colvin2010Album
The Best of Shawn ColvinShawn Colvin2010Compil.
LiveShawn Colvin2009Album
These Four WallsShawn Colvin2006Album
Sunny Came HomeShawn Colvin2006Compil.
Let It SlideShawn Colvin2006Single
CrazyShawn Colvin2006Album
Fill Me UpShawn Colvin2006Single
Tuff KidShawn Colvin2006Single
Polaroids: A Video CollectionShawn Colvin2004Album
Polaroids: A Greatest Hits CollectionShawn Colvin2004Compil.
Live In Bora BoraShawn Colvin2002Album
Whole New YouShawn Colvin2001Album
SamplerShawn Colvin2001Compil.
Whole New YouShawn Colvin2001Single
Retrospective SamplerShawn Colvin2001Album
Live At Red RocksJackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Shawn Colvin, Bruce Hornsby, David Lindley2000Album
When The Rainbow ComesShawn Colvin1998Single
Holiday Songs And LullabiesShawn Colvin1998Album
When The Rainbow ComesShawn Colvin1998Single
Best EP SelectionsShawn Colvin1997Compil.
Nothin' On MeShawn Colvin1997Single
You And The Mona LisaShawn Colvin1997Single
A Few Small RepairsShawn Colvin1996Album
Sunny Came HomeShawn Colvin1996Single
A Few Small RepairsShawn Colvin1996Album
Get Out Of This HouseShawn Colvin1996Single
Sunny Came HomeShawn Colvin1996Single
5 Songs From The New Album 'A Few Small Repairs'Shawn Colvin1996Album
Wish You Were HereShawn Colvin1996Single
Viva Las VegasShawn Colvin1995Single
Windows Of The WorldShawn Colvin, Mary Chapin Carpenter1995Album
A Midwestern NightShawn Colvin1995Album
I Don't Know WhyShawn Colvin1995Single
Live '88Shawn Colvin1995Album
Cover GirlShawn Colvin1994Album
Every Little Thing He Does Is MagicShawn Colvin1994Single
One Cool RemoveShawn Colvin With Mary Chapin Carpenter1994Single
Cover GirlShawn Colvin1994Album
Cover Girl...Extra!Shawn Colvin1994Album
I Don't Know WhyShawn Colvin1993Single
Climb On (A Back That's Strong)Shawn Colvin1993Single
A Selection Of Tracks From 'Fat City'Shawn Colvin1992Album
Fat CityShawn Colvin1992Album
Round Of BluesShawn Colvin1992Single
Diamond In The RoughShawn Colvin1990Single
Silent Night / Have Yourself A Merry Little ChristmasThe Hooters / Shawn Colvin1990Single
Steady OnShawn Colvin1990Single
Steady OnShawn Colvin1989Album
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