Marc Cohn

Born Jul 5, 1959

Marc Craig Cohn is an American folk rock singer-songwriter and musician.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Marc Cohn.


1959 Birth Cohn was born on July 5, 1959, in Cleveland, Ohio. … Read More


1986 27 Years Old Cohn then moved to New York City and embarked on demoing songs for various writers, including Jimmy Webb, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Working initially as a backup artist in recording sessions, he established secure professional footing after assembling the Supreme Court, a 14-piece cover band, who played at Caroline Kennedy's wedding in 1986.
1987 28 Years Old In 1987, Cohn performed two songs ("One Rock and Roll Too Many" and "Pumping Iron") on the Phil Ramone-produced concept album of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express, Music and Songs from Starlight Express.


1989 30 Years Old In 1989, Cohn was a backing pianist for singer Tracy Chapman on her second album. … Read More
1991 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Working initially with Chapman producer David Kershenbaum, and collaborating later with engineer Ben Wisch and producer John Leventhal, Cohn released his debut solo album, Marc Cohn, in February 1991. … Read More
1993 34 Years Old In May 1993, Cohn released his second studio album, The Rainy Season, which included notable guest appearances by David Crosby, Graham Nash and Bonnie Raitt. … Read More
1995 36 Years Old Cohn wrote the song "My Great Escape" for the 1995 Peter Horton film The Cure. … Read More
1998 39 Years Old 1 More Event
Cohn was quiet for several years, returning in 1998 with the release of his third solo effort Burning the Daze. … Read More


2002 43 Years Old 1 More Event
He has added vocals to recordings by Roseanne Cash, Shawn Colvin, and Rodney Crowell, and in 2002 was heard on Jackson Browne's "Naked Ride Home". … Read More
2005 46 Years Old In 2005, Cohn compiled and self-released a live album, Live 04-05. … Read More


2010 51 Years Old In 2010, Cohn returned with Listening Booth: 1970, a collection of cover songs that were originally released during the titular year. … Read More
2016 57 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, Marc Cohn released the album "Careful What You Dream: Lost Songs and Rarities," a collection of demos written and recorded more than 25 years before.
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