Steve Earle and the Dukes
Steve Earle is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor. Earle began his career as a songwriter in Nashville and released his first EP in 1982. His breakthrough album was the 1986 album Guitar Town. Since then Earle has released 15 other studio albums and received three Grammy awards. In this episode, we reveal the unique man behind the music and his two songwriting mentors that inspired him along the way in his legendary career.
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