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- John Hiatt speaks to Bob Harrishttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cl380.jpg2012-10-27T19:00:00ZBob was joined by John Hiatt - hear the full interview and clips from John's session tracks.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/e78202c9-7717-435c-9aac-dd5ebc4e64d5?clipfocus=p00z4h01Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 12 mins
John Hiatt speaks to Bob Harris
- Joe Ely, John Hiatt and Lyle Lovett - Blowin' Down The Roadhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02byx34.jpg2010-10-13T23:00:00ZFilmed at London's Bush Hall, Americana singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett, Joe Ely and John Hiatt perform their own songs, chat about their work and collaborate musically.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/e78202c9-7717-435c-9aac-dd5ebc4e64d5?clipfocus=p00blfgmSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
Joe Ely, John Hiatt and Lyle Lovett - Blowin' Down The Road
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John Hiatt (born August 20, 1952) is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter. He has played a variety of musical styles on his albums, including new wave, blues and country. Hiatt has been nominated for several Grammy Awards and has been awarded a variety of other distinctions in the music industry. He remains one of the most respected and influential American singer-songwriters.
Hiatt was working as a songwriter for Tree International, a record label in Nashville, when his song "Sure As I'm Sittin' Here" was covered by Three Dog Night. The song became a Top 40 hit, earning Hiatt a recording contract with Epic Records. Since then he has released 21 studio albums, two compilation albums and one live album. His songs have been covered by a variety of artists in multiple genres, including Bob Dylan, The Searchers, Delbert McClinton, Willy DeVille, Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Joe Bonamassa, Willie Nelson, Three Dog Night, Joan Baez, Paula Abdul, Buddy Guy, the Desert Rose Band, Jimmy Buffett, Mandy Moore, Iggy Pop, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Dave Edmunds, Nick Lowe, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Rosanne Cash, Suzy Bogguss, Jewel, Aaron Neville, Jeff Healey, Keith Urban, Joe Cocker, Chaka Khan, Paulini and many others. The Dutch singer/songwriter Ilse DeLange recorded the album Dear John with nine of his songs.