Chanteur Country US né le 24 Août 1953 à Minerva (Ohio). John Cowan fut membre des New Grass Revival.

John Cowan got his start in Louisville, where he played in scrappy rock outfits like Everyday People and Louisville Sound Department. In 1974, he auditioned as a bassist and vocalist for New Grass Revival, and together with Sam Bush and later bandmates Béla Fleck and Pat Flynn, led the charge of the 1980s' bluegrass revival. New Grass Revival disbanded in 1990 when Fleck departed for a solo career, but Cowan didn't slow down. He did distance himself a bit from NGR's acoustic foundation, however, choosing to tour as a solo rock act as well as front the country-rock band Sky Kings (with Poco's Rusty Young). But despite writing an album, arranging the artwork, releasing a single, and setting a release date (March 27, 1997), the Sky Kings' full-length sat on a shelf. Cowan next busied himself with solo work for the Sugar Hill label. His releases there included an ambitious self-titled effort in 2000, as well as the lower-key Always Take Me Back in 2002. 2000 had also seen the final release of the Sky Kings album From Out of the Blue; the set included the entire original LP, as well as demos and songs that were subsequently completed for the project. Cowan continued to release the occasional solo project, including the fine Sixty, which appeared in 2014 as Cowan himself hit that number in age.

Talents : Vocals, Bass

Style musical : Bluegrass, Americana

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000 10 20



1990 CD SUGAR HILL 9101 (US) SOUL'D OUT - 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.) / Here I Am / The Dark End Of The Street / 99 1/2 / I Was Made To Love Her / When A Man Loves A Woman / Groove Me / Two Steps From The Blues / Mustang Sally / I Thank You / I Found A Love
04/2000 CD SUGAR HILL 3907 (US) JOHN COWAN - Roll Away The Stone / All I Wanna Feel / Gotta Get Go / Nottin' But The Blues / Wichita Way / High Above The Power Lines / I Want You To / Mississippi Delta Tune / This River / My Heart Will Follow You / Dark As A Dungeon / Sligo / The Last Summer Rose
04/2002 CD SUGAR HILL 3932 (US) ALWAYS TAKE ME BACK - They Always Take Me Back / Someone Give Me A Stone (with John BELL) / Sitting On Top Of The World / Long Distance Runaround (with Mark NUBAR) / Blood / 18 Years / Read On / In My Father's Field / Two Quarts Low / Call Me / Monroe's Mule / Love Alone / Mr. Banjo
2005 CD ? (US) 8745 FT. - John COWAN BAND - Mississippi Delta Time / High Power Lines / Only The Night / Gotta Get Go / Singing To The Scarecrow / Four Days Of Rain / Wichita Way / Road To Silverton / Lets Make A Baby King / Last Summer Rose / Dark As A Dungeon / Ain't Necessarily Love
06/2006 CD PINECASTLE 1152 (US) NEW TATTOO - John COWAN BAND - Carla's Got A New Tattoo / Love's Like Rain / Misery & Happiness / Hurting Sure / In Bristol Town / 6 Red Birds (In A Joshua Tree) / Working In The New Mine / Back To Your Arms / With A Memory Like Mine / Tomorrow Morning / Drown
09/2009 CD E1 DISTRIBUTION / KOCH 4766 (US)

TELLURIDE LIVE - Mississippi Delta Time / High Above The Powerlines / Only The Night / Gotta Get Go / Singing To Scarecrow / Four Days Of Rain / Wichita Way / Road To Silverton / Let's Make A Baby King / The Last Summer Rose / Dark As A Dunge / Ain't Necessarily Love

10/2009 CD E1 DISTRIBUTION / KOCH KOCCD 4759 (US) COMFORT AND JOY - Christmas Everyday / What Child Is This / The Christmas Song / Little Match Girl / O Holy Night / Good News / Silent Night / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / I'll Be Home For Christmas / Let's Make A Baby King / Ave Maria / Go Tell It On The Mountain
04/2010 CD E1 DISTRIBUTION / KOCH E1ECD 2304 (US) THE MASSENBURG SESSIONS - My Time In The Desert - Maggie Little / Caldonia / King Of California / The Lakes Of Ponchartrain / Jesus Gave Me Water / Long Road Back To You / Safe Within Your Arms / Carry On / Heart Of The Country / Can't You Hear Me Callin' / Black Blizzard / Soiled Dove / Soiled Dove (reprise)
08/2014 CD Compass COM 46302 (US) Sixty - The Things I Haven't Done / Why Are You Crying / Devil Woman / Miss The Mississippi (And You) / Helplessness Blues / Rising From The Ashes / Happiness / Fate Full Of Shadow / Run For Your Life / Who's Gonna Cry For You / Sugar Babe / Feel Like Going Home

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