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Shawn Colvin


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Born: 1956/01/10
Birth Place: Carbondale, Illinois, United States
Years Active: 1970s–present
Genres: Rock, Contemporary Folk

Shawn Colvin was born on January 10, 1956 in Vermillion, South Dakota and is a singer and songwriter. Colvin moved around as a child and grew up in London, Ontario and Carbondale, Illinois. By the age of ten, Colvin was playing the guitar and was heavily influenced by her father's record collection, which included artists such as Peter Seeger and the Kingston Trio. Once out of school, Colvin moved to Austin, Texas to pursue a career in music and joined a swing band called the Dixie Diesels. From Austin, Colvin moved on to the folk circuit in Illinois, and then San Francisco, California. At the age of 24, Colvin was plagued by voice problems and took a break from singing and the music world.... Continue Bio >>


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