Murray, KY – Best known as an actor, Earl has been a life-long music fan. His earliest memory of the power of music was hearing Hank Williams on his grandmother's record player. Hank's haunting "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" would often bring the three-year old Earl to tears. The fact that someone long since dead could have created a thing so powerful as to make a toddler mournful decades later left an indelible impression upon the youngster.
Brown met musician Steve Earle at an airport and a personal and professional friendship begins. He talks to WKMS' Tracy Ross about early experience in the music industry.
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Earl Brown plays with his band, Sacred Cowboy, at The Rutledge in Nashville October 20th at 7pm. Tickets are $10 and for audience 18 and over. For more information about this venue, visit www.therutledgelmv.com
For information about Sacred Cowboys, visit www.sacredcowboys.com
And to hear some of their music, visit