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Colvin, Shawn

Born: 1958 AD
Currently alive, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer


1956 - Born on January 10th in Vermillion, South Dakota.

1980 - Started out playing with Austin-based Dixie Diesels and moved to New York City.

1990 - Recorded the album Steady On.

1991 - Won a Grammy award for Steady On (contemporary folk recording).

1992 - Recorded the album Fat City.

1993 - Married to Simon Tassano on September.

1994 - Recorded the album Cover Girl.

1996 - Recorded the album A Few Small Repairs which include the award-winning single Sunny Came Home.

1997 - Married to Mario Erwin on October.

         - Big break came singing backup on a Suzanne Vega tour.

1998 - Won two Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year ("Sunny Came Home").

2001 - Appeared in the movie Heartbreakers.


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