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John Hiatt
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Musician
    (August 20, 1952- )
    Born in Indianapolis, Indiana
    Notable singles recorded include 'Cry Love,' 'Buffalo Ricer Home,' 'Shredding The Document,' 'Drive South,' 'Alone In The Dark,' 'Tears of Thirty Years,' 'Have a Little Faith in Me' and 'Blue Telescope'
    Notable songs written include 'Drive South,' 'We Make Spirit,' 'Sure As I'm Sitting Here,' 'It Hasn't Happened Yet,' 'The Way We Make A Broken Heart,' 'The Usual,' 'Buffalo River Home,' 'Thing Called Love,' 'Shredding The Document' and 'Cry Love'
    Albums include 'Hangin' Around the Observatory' (1974), 'Overcoats' (1975), 'Slug Line' (1979), 'Two Bit Monsters (1980), 'All of a Sudden' (1982), 'Riding with the King' (1983), 'Warming Up to the Ice Age' (1985), 'Bring the Family' (1987), 'Slow Turning' (1988), Stolen Moments (1990), Perfectly Good Guitar (1993), 'Walk On' (1995), 'Little Head' (1997), 'Crossing Muddy Waters' (2000), 'The Tiki Bar is Open' (2001), 'Beneath This Gruff Exterior' (2003) and 'Master of Disaster' (2005)
    The majority of his albums failed to garner commercial success.
    He has a croaky singing voice.
    He has a tendency to write pessimistic songs.
    At the peak of his songwriting career, he was dubbed 'The American Elvis Costello' by music insiders.
    He was frequently bought out of his record contracts during the 1970's and 1980's.
    He overcame a tragic childhood following the deaths of his father and older brother.
    He taught himself how to play the guitar.
    Most songs he wrote went on to become singles for many other artists of all different genres.
    He recorded albums in rock, bluegrass and country music genres.
    He provided the singing voices in the 2002 children's movie 'The Country Bears.'

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