Sheryl Crow
American musician and actress
Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Suzanne Crow is an American musician, singer, and songwriter. Her music incorporates elements of rock, folk, hip hop, country, and pop. She has released seven studio albums, two compilations, and a live album, and has contributed to various film soundtracks. She has sold more than 17 million albums in the United States and over 50 million albums worldwide.
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Hit Nashville songwriter Natalie Hemby jumps into spotlight with 'Puxico'
Huffington Post - 27 days
You may not have heard of Natalie Hemby, but you have heard her songs. Call her a 19-year overnight success. Miranda Lambert's "White Liar" was co-written with Hemby, who also co-wrote Lady Antebellum's hit "Downtown" with Luke Laird and Shane McAnally and Little Big Town's "Pontoon" with Laird and Barry Dean. She's also sung backup with Lambert and written songs with Kacey Musgraves and Lori Mckenna. A Nashville native (a bit of a rarity these days) and country music writing staple, Hemby finally released her first solo album, "Puxico," earlier this month. It's already receiving a lot of buzz, including on NPR here. And this week "Puxico" hit the Top 10 on the Billboard Americana/Folk Albums chart making Hemby the only female solo artist on the list. Puxico, population 871, is the name of her father's hometown in Missouri and the place where Hemby spent her childhood summers playing on her grandparent's farm, spending time with people who loved her and establishing her mus ...
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Dear Congresswoman Blackburn, Please Reconsider Your Stance On Climate Change
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Dear Congresswoman Blackburn, Thank you for your service to Tennessee, the beloved state I have called home for the last 11 years. I truly appreciate and am grateful to you for your service, and I admire your dedication to public service. I was born and raised in a small town in the bootheel of Missouri. Our trips to the big city of Memphis every Christmas to Goldsmith's department store to visit Santa Claus was a major highlight of my year. I grew up going to Kentucky Lake where it meets the Tennessee River. From a young age, I dreamed of playing the Ryman someday and have had the good fortune of doing so many times. And I have deep affection and respect for the many wonderful artists who come from here. Like so many folks of my generation, I was raised at a time when video games and cable TV did not exist. Our entertainment consisted of a bicycle and nature, and my imagination grew monumentally because of my parents' belief that there is no more beautiful exhibition of ...
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Rocker Sheryl Crow on staying cancer free: 'I'm the poster child for early detection'
LATimes - 4 months
Sheryl Crow: rock ’n’ roller, mom, early-detection cancer screening advocate. The last description she couldn’t imagine before her own breast cancer diagnosis. Like so many of us, she thought of herself as healthy. Now that she’s been cancer-free for a decade, Crow is on a mission to help other...
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How breast cancer changed Sheryl Crow's outlook on life
Fox News - 4 months
In 2006, Sheryl Crow was preparing to attend the Grammy Awards and looking forward to celebrating her three nominations.
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WATCH: Sheryl Crow Talks Breast Cancer, Supporting Hillary Clinton & More
ABC News - 5 months
Rock-n-roll star kicks off October with some breast cancer awareness tips.
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Laurie Berkner. The Music In Me
Huffington Post - 5 months
The thing about family, is no matter when you see them, you always pick up right where you left off. Artists who devote their lives to making music for children are a tight knit community of creative souls who share a common purpose, a passion for educating kids both musically and academically. They pride themselves on being a family. One such member of the family is Laurie Berkner, who The New York Times calls "The Adele of the preschool crowd." We first met Laurie when we were performing at The White House Easter Egg Roll together in 2000. Since then, Laurie has become a superhero to millions of preschool kids around the world with People Magazine dubbing her "The Queen of Children's Music." On September 23rd a new legion of excited preschool kids will wake up to the release of Laurie Berkner's new album, Superhero. Jam-packed with wonderful new tunes, Superhero is a 21 song salute to all things kid. Song after song on Superhero score bullseyes, from the infectious stra ...
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Sheryl Crow and Usher team up to slam politicians
CNN - 7 months
During HBO's "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver teamed up with musicians to create a new song that tells politicians to stop using their music without permission.
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19 Songs That Beautifully Capture Motherhood
Huffington Post - 10 months
Countless musicians have paid tribute to their moms with gorgeous, heartwarming and fun songs. But many artists who have their own kids also celebrate motherhood with lyrics from the parent's perspective.  In honor of Mother's Day, we put together a list of beautiful songs about motherhood, from famous musician moms. 1. "Sweetest Devotion" by Adele "The song is all about my kid," Adele told USA Today in an interview last year. "The way I've described it is that something much bigger has happened in my life. I love that my life is now about someone else." 2. "Speechless" by Alicia Keys (featuring Eve) Alicia Keys wrote "Speechless" after giving birth to her first child, a son named Egypt, in 2010. A tribute to her baby, the song's lyrics include, "When I wake up in the morning babe / Can't believe my eyes / Sweetest little part of destiny." 3. "I Hope You Dance" by Lee Ann Womack This early-2000s chart topper was ...
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Growing a White TV Dynasty. On a Scary Transracial Adoption
Huffington Post - about 1 year
You might know it by now: Patriarch Phil Robertson of the hugely successful reality TV-show Duck Dynasty has a new grandson. The baby is the fifth child of his youngest son Jep, who with his wife Jessica adopted a boy after having four biological kids. This became the past days rapidly news, because adoption is not only de rigueur amongst celebrities, their fans love this specific sign of their idols' humanity. It is almost as if the stars adopt to please their fans. And so they show them off in the popular press: Madonna, Brangelina, Sandra Bullock, Rosie O'Donnell, Viola Davis, Sheryl Crow and Marie-Louise Parker and so many others are all pictured with their kids. Adoption these days is so hot, that the press is not only following actual adoptive families, but also highlights celebrities who are considering adoption, like Kim Kardashian. Her visit to a Thai orphanage last year where she met 12-year-old Pink, who she 'totally' wanted to adopt - but didn't because the girl didn't w ...
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Beyond Bono: Music and Philanthropy
Huffington Post - about 1 year
I wish I could sing, and belt out every feeling like Nina Simone or sing a love letter to my daughter like Paul Simon. I love music and have long been impressed with the artists that enrich our world in so many ways. A while back I started exploring the idea of writing a thoughtful compilation of the efforts in philanthropy made by the music industry. The deeper I dug, the more I uncovered a world of beautiful people destined to create, heal, and challenge humanity to be better. Musicians give us the soundtrack to our lives and define our times, and can also show us how to truly make an impact by giving back. John Legend performed at an event benefitting nonprofit organization Common Threads. Photo courtesy of Common Threads. This is a topic that I have visited and revisited over the last few years. Through my research it became clear that the music industry's cup of givers is flowing over, full of inspiring individuals making the world a better place. "Perhaps the artist be ...
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Paul McCartney saved the Earth, we're good now
Yahoo News - about 1 year
For instance, I would like Paul McCartney (who you may remember from Wings) to film a music video with a baker's dozen of D-list famous people, and then explain to everyone how we can save the Earth from climate change by "eating less meat, for example." Well, Merry Christmas to me. Colbie Caillat, who you may remember for being a participant in Taylor Swift's career for 4 minutes and 21 seconds, is McCartney's co-star. The "open letter" also features fellow Earth Children Sean Paul, Natasha Bedingfeld, Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Jon Bon Jovi (all of whom you may remember from 2007), one of the Pussycat Dolls, one of the Goo Goo Dolls, an Ariana Grande knock-off, and a few other people who are definitely not famous.
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Review: Adding the Women’s Side to the ‘Diner’ Menu
NYTimes - about 1 year
With help from the singer Sheryl Crow and the director Kathleen Marshall, Barry Levinson has made a musical of his 1982 buddy film that promotes its female roles.
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Here's How Much We Could Save The Planet By Ditching Toilet Paper
Huffington Post - over 1 year
In April 2007, Sheryl Crow took the stage at Middle Tennessee State University during a stop on her Global Warming College Tour. Accompanied by activist and filmmaker Laurie David, Crow warned the audience about climate change's appetite for earthly destruction. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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HUFFPOST HILL - Debt Ceiling Is Stucco Kind, Treasury Says
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Jeb Bush thinks the country would benefit from a localized recession in Washington, D.C., because nothing closes federal budget deficits like schadenfreude in flyover country. The Treasury Department says there's no way for the U.S. government to avoid defaulting on its debt without Congress raising the debt limit, advising Republicans that creditors won't accept a vial of John Boehner's tears as collateral. And House conservatives have their knives out for Paul Ryan because he's got a liberal immigration record the size of a cantaloupe. This is HUFFPOST HILL for Friday, October 16, 2016: WHEN DOES GOWDY SAY HOWDY? - Turns out Trey says hey only when there's a Clintonite that day. Jen Bendery: "Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) insists his Benghazi Committee investigation isn't about hurting 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the polls. It's about providing a definitive account of the 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya. But if you look at the witness interviews he ...
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Sheryl Crow kicks off debate with national anthem - over 1 year
Singer Sheryl Crow sings the national anthem to kick off the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sheryl Crow
  • 2015
    Age 53
    Crow sang on a rendition of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" that appeared on Darius Rucker's Christmas album, Home for the Holidays. In December 2015 Sheryl Crow covered A Hard Day's Night (song) at the John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert.
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  • 2014
    Age 52
    Crow, along with country band Gloriana, joined Rascal Flatts on their Rewind Tour, which kicked off May 16, 2014.
    More Details Hide Details The 40th anniversary celebration benefit concert of the Austin City Limits Festival was held June 26, 2014. Crow hosted the event along with Jeff Bridges and performed with Kris Kristofferson, Gary Clark Jr, Alabama Shakes, as well her former guitarist Doyle Bramhall II.
    Crow was one of the opening acts for George Strait's 2014 leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour. Along with Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris and Carrie Underwood, the singer made an appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, paying tribute to Linda Ronstadt, who was one of the inductees of 2014.
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  • 2013
    Age 51
    Crow finally released Feels Like Home on September 10, 2013.
    More Details Hide Details The album debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200, selling over 36,000 copies in its first week and becoming Crow's ninth top ten album.
    In 2013, Crow signed a recording contract with Warner Music Nashville and, a few months later, released Easy, the first single from the upcoming album, which became her first top twenty country radio hit and her highest charting lead single since 2005.
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  • 2012
    Age 50
    Also in 2012, VH1 ranked Crow at #25 as one of the 100 Greatest Women in Music.
    More Details Hide Details In 2011, Crow separated from her label, A&M Records. The singer followed Nashville neighbor Brad Paisley's advice and, after being introduced to producer Justin Niebank and several Nashville-based songwriters such as Chris DuBois, Luke Laird and Chris Stapleton, started her first country music project.
    On November 1, 2012, Crow released an original song she called Woman in the White House that was made available for a free download.
    More Details Hide Details As the title suggests, the country-flavored tune defends the idea of a woman president. Mixed reviews from critics ranged from "sort of patronizing and gender essentialist" to "good-natured and well-intentioned." The song, praised for its tongue-in-cheek lyrics, was commented on by country singer Brad Paisley, who characterized it as "all in good fun." The song was later released for digital download on iTunes and a portion of the proceeds were donated to the American Red Cross to aid in the recovery effort in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
    In September 2012, she was featured in a campaign called 30 Songs/30 Days to support Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, a multi-platform media project inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book.
    More Details Hide Details Crow was invited by journalist Katie Couric to write the theme song for her new talk-show, Katie. The song, titled This Day, was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award in the category Outstanding Original Song.
  • 2011
    Age 49
    On October 11, 2011 William Shatner released the album Seeking Major Tom, on which Crow sang the track Mrs. Major Tom by electronic music artist K.I.A., released in 2003 on the album Adieu Shinjuku Zulu.
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    On September 20, 2011, it was announced that Crow will write the music and lyrics for Diner, a new musical inspired by the critically acclaimed 1982 film.
    More Details Hide Details The show will come to Broadway in the fall of 2012, and will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. On September 21, 2012, Mailboat Records released Mark Twain: Words & Music, an Americana double-CD that tells the life of fellow Missourian Mark Twain in spoken word and song. The project was a benefit for the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Missouri. Crow sang the only period piece song on the project, Stephen Foster's "Beautiful Dreamer." The song was sung a cappella and accompanied the narrative describing the early days of Mark Twain's young family in Hartford, Connecticut. Other performers that joined the project, produced by Carl Jackson, included Jimmy Buffett, Clint Eastwood, Garrison Keillor, Brad Paisley, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs, and others. AirPlay Direct reported the project as its most downloaded Americana album.
    In July 2011, Crow performed at the opening night of the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo,.
    More Details Hide Details Animal welfare campaigners had urged her not to, alleging animal cruelty at the event. Almost 13,000 people signed a petition calling on Crow not to perform.
  • 2010
    Age 48
    Later that year, she joined Loretta Lynn and country singer Miranda Lambert on an update of Lynn's song Coal Miner's Daughter for the 2010 album Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn.
    More Details Hide Details They later performed the song on the 44th Annual Country Music Awards in November.
    A&M Records released Crow's seventh studio album, 100 Miles from Memphis, on July 20, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details The album has a classic Memphis soul vibe and features the lead single Summer Day. 100 Miles from Memphis (released July 20 on A&M Records), the distance from her hometown to the music mecca, is an ode to her formative memories of music - and one that the label hopes can inspire young music fans to investigate the landscape beyond processed pop and Auto-Tune.
    In 2010, Crow contributed the original spoken-word track My Name Is Mwamaroyi to the Enough Project and Downtown Records' Raise Hope for Congo compilation.
    More Details Hide Details Proceeds from the compilation fund efforts to make the protection and empowerment of Congo’s women a priority, as well as inspire individuals around the world to raise their voice for peace in Congo.
  • 2009
    Age 47
    A&M Records re-released Crow's debut album, Tuesday Night Music Club, as a deluxe version 2CD/DVD set on November 17, 2009.
    More Details Hide Details The released included the single Killer Life, which charted moderately in adult album alternative radio. The bonus CD contains unreleased songs and B-sides, and a new mix of I Shall Believe. The DVD features music videos for each of the album's singles.
    On 4 April 2009 Crow, who practices Transcendental Meditation, took part in a benefit concert at the Radio City Music Hall in New York organized by the David Lynch Foundation supporting the Foundation’s goal of teaching one million at-risk students to meditate.
    More Details Hide Details She and Ben Harper performed George Harrison’s song My Sweet Lord. Other performers at the concert included Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Mike Love, Moby, Eddie Vedder and Donovan. Crow said, "This event is one of the most important events to happen at this moment in history.... Peace is something deeper than that, it is tapping into something that exists in all of us and makes us unique, and that helps us to be pure."
  • 2008
    Age 46
    In August 2008 Crow (in partnership with Western Glove Works) launched a jeans brand, Bootheel Trading Company.
    More Details Hide Details Her reported explanation was that, "Denim has become so high-priced as of late, my friends back home don't want to spend $250 for a pair of jeans. I want them to be able to walk into a medium-priced store and be able to afford a cool pair of jeans for less than 100 bucks." The jeans are styled like the California hippie-style faded bootcut jeans that Crow prefers wearing. Crow said that she owns dozens of pairs of jeans and does " almost everything in jeans except sleep."
    Crow also stated that she would donate $1 of each ticket purchased for her 2008 tour to the United Nations World Food Programme.
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    Crow also recorded a studio version of So Glad We Made It for the Team USA Olympic Soundtrack, in conjunction with the 2008 US Olympic team sponsors, AT&T.
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    Crow endorsed Barack Obama for the United States Presidential Election and later performed on the 4th and last day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention.
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    Crow returned with her sixth studio album Detours, which was released on February 5, 2008.
    More Details Hide Details Detours debuted at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart selling close to 92,000 copies in its first week and an additional 52,000 copies in its second week. Detours was recorded at Crow's Nashville farm. Her son, Wyatt, makes an appearance on the song Lullaby for Wyatt, which is featured in the movie Grace Is Gone. Shine Over Babylon was the first promotional single from the album (download only). The first official single released from the album was Love Is Free, followed by Out of Our Heads. As of 2010, Detours had sold more than 700,000 copies worldwide.
  • 2007
    Age 45
    Crow contributed her cover of the Beatles' Here Comes the Sun on the soundtrack for the Dreamworks animated film Bee Movie in November 2007.
    More Details Hide Details She contributed background vocals to Ryan Adams's song "Two" from the album Easy Tiger.
    Crow wrote a foreword for the book Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips, a book written by Kris Carr that was based on her 2007 documentary film Crazy Sexy Cancer.
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    In early 2007, Crow was scheduled to sing at an annual benefit concert for The Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital that sportscaster Bob Costas hosts every year.
    More Details Hide Details Her performance was opposed by Raymond Burke then a Catholic Archbishop due to her position on abortion. Burke resigned when Crow's appearance was confirmed.
  • 2006
    Age 44
    In late 2006, Crow was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the song Try Not To Remember (Best Original Song category) from the film Home of the Brave.
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    She also appeared on Larry King Live on CNN on August 23, 2006.
    More Details Hide Details In this show, she talked about her comeback, her breakup with Lance Armstrong, her past job as Michael Jackson's backup singer, and her experience as a breast cancer survivor.
    Crow was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in mid-February 2006, her doctors stating that, "Prognosis for a full recovery is excellent."
    More Details Hide Details Crow's first concert after her cancer diagnosis was on May 18 of that year in Orlando, Florida, where she played to over 10,000 information technology professionals at the SAP Sapphire Convention. Her first public appearance was on June 12, when she performed at the Murat Theater in Indianapolis, Indiana.
    In 2006, Crow contributed "Real Gone", the opening track to the soundtrack for Disney and Pixar's 2006 animated film Cars.
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  • 2005
    Age 43
    In December 2005, the album was nominated for a Best Pop Vocal Album Grammy, while Crow was nominated for a Best Female Pop Vocal Performance Grammy for the first single Good Is Good.
    More Details Hide Details However, she ultimately lost in both categories to Kelly Clarkson. The album got a new boost in 2006 when the second single was announced as Always on Your Side, re-recorded with British musician Sting and sent off to radio, where it was quickly embraced at Adult Top 40. The collaboration with Sting resulted in a Grammy-nomination for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals. As of January 2008, Wildflower has sold 949,000 units in the United States.
    Her fifth studio album, Wildflower, was released in September 2005.
    More Details Hide Details Although the album debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts, it received mixed reviews and was not as commercially successful as her previous albums.
  • 2004
    Age 42
    In 2004, Crow appeared as a musical theater performer in the Cole Porter biopic De-Lovely.
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  • 2003
    Age 41
    Crow began dating cyclist Lance Armstrong in 2003. The couple announced their engagement in September 2005, but jointly announced they had split on February 3, 2006.
    More Details Hide Details After being diagnosed with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), a non-invasive form of breast cancer, Crow underwent a lumpectomy at a Los Angeles facility on February 22, 2006, followed by seven weeks of radiation therapy. In August 2010, Crow partnered with her surgeon, Dr. Kristi Funk, to open the Sheryl Crow Imaging Center at Funk's Pink Lotus Breast Center. In May 2007, Crow announced on her website that she had adopted a two-week-old boy named Wyatt Steven Crow, who was born on April 29, 2007. In June 2010 Crow announced that she had adopted a boy named Levi James Crow, born on April 30, 2010. She and her sons live in West Nashville, Tennessee. She also owns a home in Destin, Florida. In November 2011, Crow discovered that she had a meningioma, the most common kind of brain tumor, which is usually benign. Because it was causing no problems, however, she did not require treatment, but continued to take regular follow-up exams.
    In 2003, a greatest hits compilation called The Very Best of Sheryl Crow was released.
    More Details Hide Details It featured many of her hit singles, as well as some new tracks. Among them was the 1960s pop song, "The First Cut is the Deepest" by Cat Stevens, which became her biggest radio hit since All I Wanna Do. She also released the single "Light In Your Eyes," which received limited airplay. The First Cut is the Deepest earned her two American Music Awards for Best Pop/Rock Artist and Adult Contemporary Artist of the Year, respectively.
    Crow collaborated with Michelle Branch on the song Love Me Like That for Branch's second album, Hotel Paper, released in 2003.
    More Details Hide Details She was featured on the Johnny Cash album American III: Solitary Man in the song Field of Diamonds as a background vocalist, and also played the accordion for the songs Wayfaring Stranger and Mary of the Wild Moor.
    She showed support for injured soldiers in 2003 by playing her guitar and singing to individual patients at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
    More Details Hide Details She recorded the song Kiss That Girl for the film Bridget Jones's Diary. She also recorded a cover version of the Beatles' song Mother Nature's Son for the film I Am Sam. Crow sang a duet with rock artist Kid Rock on the crossover hit single Picture. She also assisted him on the track Run Off to L.A.
    Crow opposed the 2003 invasion of Iraq, wearing a shirt that read "I don't believe in your war, Mr. Bush!" during a performance on Good Morning America and posting an open letter explaining her opposition on her website.
    More Details Hide Details At a performance with Kid Rock at the 45th annual Grammy Awards, she wore a large peace sign and a guitar strap with the words "No War."
  • 2002
    Age 40
    Her fourth studio album, C'mon, C'mon, was released in 2002, spawning the hit single Soak Up the Sun.
    More Details Hide Details The second single, Steve McQueen, won the Female Rock Vocal Performance Grammy.
    In 2002, as a result of her friend Kent Sexton dying from scleroderma, she interrupted work on her new album C'mon C'mon to record the traditional hymn Be Still, My Soul, to be played at his funeral.
    More Details Hide Details In November of that year it was released as a single, with the proceeds going to SRF.
  • 2001
    Age 39
    Crow won the 2001 Grammy best female rock vocal performance for There Goes the Neighborhood.
    More Details Hide Details The Globe Sessions peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, achieving US sales of 2 million as of January 2008.
  • 1999
    Age 37
    Also in 1999, she appeared in Prince's album Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic, singing backing vocals in the song "Baby Knows".
    More Details Hide Details Prince included a cover of her "Everyday Is a Winding Road" in the album. She also released a live album called Sheryl Crow and Friends: Live From Central Park. The record featured Crow singing many of her hit singles with new musical spins and guest appearances by many other musicians including Sarah McLachlan, Stevie Nicks, the Dixie Chicks, Keith Richards, and Eric Clapton. It included "There Goes the Neighborhood", which won the Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance. Crow had been involved with the Scleroderma Research Foundation (SRF) since the late 1990s, performing at fund-raisers and befriending Sharon Monsky.
    In 1999, Crow also made her acting debut as an ill-fated drifter in the suspense/drama The Minus Man, which starred her then-boyfriend Owen Wilson as a serial killer.
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    The album won Best Rock Album at the 1999 Grammy Awards. It was re-released in 1999, with a bonus track, Crow's cover of the Guns N' Roses song "Sweet Child o' Mine," which was included on the soundtrack of the film Big Daddy. The song won the 1999 Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance.
    More Details Hide Details Other singles included "There Goes the Neighborhood," "Anything but Down," and "The Difficult Kind."
  • 1998
    Age 36
    Later in 1998, Crow took part in a live concert in tribute to Burt Bacharach, contributing vocals on "One Less Bell to Answer."
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    In 1998, Crow released The Globe Sessions.
    More Details Hide Details During this period, she discussed in interviews having gone through a deep depression, and there was speculation about a brief affair with Eric Clapton. The debut single from this album, "My Favorite Mistake," was rumored to be about Clapton, but Crow says otherwise—that the song is about a philandering ex-boyfriend. Crow has refused to say who the song was about, telling Billboard Magazine on the release of her album, "Oh, there will be just so much speculation, and because of that there's great safety and protection in the fact that people will be guessing so many different people and I'm the only person who will ever really know. I'm really private about who I've had relationships with, and I don't talk about them in the press. I don't even really talk about them with the people around me." Despite the difficulties in recording the album, Crow told the BBC in 2005 that, "My favorite single is 'My Favorite Mistake.' It was a lot of fun to record and it's still a lot of fun to play."
    Crow collaborated on Scott Weiland's 1998 album, 12 Bar Blues.
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  • 1997
    Age 35
    The album also features a protest song called "Redemption Day", which was covered by Johnny Cash on his last album American VI: Ain't No Grave. In 1997, Crow contributed the theme song to the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies.
    More Details Hide Details Her song "Tomorrow Never Dies" was nominated for a Grammy Award and Best Original Song Golden Globe.
  • 1996
    Age 34
    In 1996, Crow released her self titled second album.
    More Details Hide Details The album had songs about abortion, homelessness and nuclear war. She produced the album herself and also played a variety of instruments, from various guitars, bass or pedal steel to various organs and piano. The debut single, "If It Makes You Happy", became a radio success and netted her two Grammy awards for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance and Best Rock Album. Other singles included "A Change Would Do You Good", "Home", and "Everyday Is a Winding Road". The album was banned from sale at Wal-Mart, because in the lyrics to "Love Is a Good Thing" Crow says that Wal-Mart sells guns to children.
  • 1995
    Age 33
    Crow supplied background vocals to the song "The Garden of Allah" from Don Henley's 1995 album Actual Miles: Henley's Greatest Hits.
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    The album also won Crow three Grammy Awards, in 1995: Record of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Female Vocal Performance.
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  • 1994
    Age 32
    She performed at the 1994 and 1999 Woodstock Festivals, as well as the Another Roadside Attraction in 1997.
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  • 1993
    Age 31
    Crow appeared in the "New Faces" section of Rolling Stone in 1993.
    More Details Hide Details Tuesday Night Music Club featured many of the songs written by Crow's friends, including the second single, "Leaving Las Vegas". The album was slow to garner attention, until "All I Wanna Do" became an unexpected smash hit in the fall of 1994. As she later stated in People, she found an old poetry book in a used book store in the L.A. area and used a poem as lyrics in the song. The singles "Strong Enough" and "Can't Cry Anymore" were also released, with the first song ("Strong Enough") charting at No. 5 on Billboard and "Can't Cry Anymore" hitting the Top 40. Tuesday Night Music Club went on to sell more than 7 million copies in the U.S. and U.K. during the 1990s.
  • 1992
    Age 30
    The self-titled debut album was due to be released on September 22, 1992, but Crow and her label mutually decided that the album did not merit release.
    More Details Hide Details Crow described it as "too produced". However, a handful of cassette copies of the album were leaked, along with press folders for album publicity. This album has been widely dispersed via file sharing networks and fan trading. In the meantime, Crow's songs were recorded by major artists such as Celine Dion, Tina Turner and Wynonna Judd. She then began dating Kevin Gilbert and joined him in an ad hoc group of musicians known to themselves as the "Tuesday Music Club." Group members Gilbert, David Baerwald, and David Ricketts (both formerly of David & David), Bill Bottrell, Brian MacLeod, and Dan Schwartz share songwriting credits with Crow on her debut album, Tuesday Night Music Club. The group existed as a casual songwriting collective prior to its association with Crow but rapidly developed into a vehicle for her debut album after her arrival. Her relationship with Gilbert became acrimonious soon after the album was released, and disputes arose about songwriting credits.
    In 1992, Crow recorded her first attempt at a debut album with Phil Collins' record producer Hugh Padgham.
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  • 1990
    Age 28
    Crow also sang in the short-lived Steven Bochco drama Cop Rock in 1990.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, her song "Heal Somebody" appeared in the film Bright Angel. The following year, she performed "Hundreds of Tears", which was included in the Point Break soundtrack, and sang a duet with Kenny Loggins on the track "I Would Do Anything", from his album Leap of Faith.
  • 1987
    Age 25
    Crow toured with Michael Jackson as a backing vocalist during his Bad World Tour 1987–89 and often performed with Jackson on "I Just Can't Stop Loving You".
    More Details Hide Details She also recorded background vocals for performances for a number of established artists such as Stevie Wonder, Belinda Carlisle and Don Henley.
  • 1962
    Age 0
    Born on February 11, 1962.
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