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T-Bone Burnett


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T-Bone Burnett (born Joseph Henry Burnett) is perhaps best known as a producer of other artists, such as Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Counting Crows, The Wallflowers, Los Lobos, Gillian Welch, Kris Kristofferson, Cassandra Wilson, Elvis Costello, Autolux, and his ex-wife Sam Phillips. He is known for very natural-sounding productions. In his solo work, he is a respected, if quirky, singer/songwriter. He has also worked on the soundtracks of several films by the Coen Brothers (including the very successful O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, which won him a Grammy Award), as well as Cold Mountain and Walk the Line.

In the 70s, he was a member of the Alpha Band and toured as part of Bob Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Review.

His first album of new solo material since 1992, The True False Identity, and the career retrospective Twenty Twenty: The Esssential T-Bone Burnett were both released in May 2006.

In 1997, Burnett created new songs for the Sam Shepard play The Tooth of Crime: Second Dance, which premiered in New York City the same year in an off-Broadway production that featured Vincent D’Onofrio and Kirk Acevedo. A CD of these songs (Tooth of Crime) was released in May, 2008.


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  • perfektionismus

    So boring, monotone.

    28 May 1:12am Reply
  • FilBure

    True bard.

    19 Sep 2014 Reply
  • hebel1

    Jharod - Then listen Gli-Scott Heron or Funkadelic. ;)

    10 May 2014 Reply
  • galechik91

    Некоторые песни очень душевные, цепляют...

    19 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Jharod

    Oh yeah, mr. Burnett is one of the most atmospheric songwriters I've ever heard. Songs like 'Palestine Texas' are just unique

    4 Nov 2011 Reply
  • OnlyVisitor

    Great artist ... he is so much underrated. He should be much more famous.

    6 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Druid66

    Look for talent and you'll find this guy next to it. Dylan, the BoDeans, Los Lobos, his ex-wife Sam Phillips, movie soundtracks... T-Bone is just everywhere something good is playing! He's a wickedly funny songwriter, too, in his own right, as well as being a genius producer.

    15 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Rtaylor32

    T-Bone hasn't had a shout since October? Here's your shout out because you are the man!

    12 Feb 2011 Reply
  • pinetree99

    T-Bone hasn't had a damn shout since May? About time then. Big shout out to T-Bone for the work he did on the new Leon-Elton album--they chose the right guy to helm that ship.

    21 Oct 2010 Reply
  • constant12

    he is awesome, just awesome. and so much underrated.

    1 May 2010 Reply
  • vanmartyn

    Pick up your crazy heart and give it one more try!!!!!!!!!!! GREAT SONG

    22 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Beat_C

    it was surreal to see t-bone burnett being handed over an oscar by miley cyrus.

    10 Mar 2010 Reply
  • dullfangs

    is there anywhere i can find the Walk the line score ? as in pay for it ? i dont want the album with all the covers done by the actors i just want the actual score/instrumental stuff any help would be really appreciated

    26 Nov 2009 Reply
  • kustokusto

    BEST! Real sound!

    19 May 2009 Reply
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    24 Mar 2009 Reply
  • alexisvos

    produce us

    7 Dec 2008 Reply
  • dashiellbrown

    Listen to T-Bone Burnett on The New Spin, 93.5 CHMR-FM listen now:

    15 Aug 2008 Reply
  • Sensormusic

    Tooth of Crime - awesome album!

    6 Aug 2008 Reply
  • epi_gee

    T-Bone fan since 82... can't wait to finally track down some of those early 80's tracks on Cd/digital download. - EPG

    2 Apr 2008 Reply
  • HankMalloy

    tom waits with a clear voice sounds like tom waits prior to swordfishtrombones. . .

    7 Feb 2008 Reply
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