The music of Sheryl Crow has long reflected the musical passions that inspired her back when she was growing up in Kennett, MO., United States.
Born and raised in Kennett, Missouri, by a piano-teacher mom and trumpet-playing dad, Sheryl was a cheerleader, pianist and good student. She sang with her first band, Cashmere, in college, then quit to teach music to elementary school children. After her fiance broke up with her, Sheryl packed up and headed to Los Angeles to make a go at a music career.
She worked in bars and sang in commercials before getting her big break as a backup singer for Michael Jackson's Bad tour. She went on to establish an enviable backup singing career with the likes of Eric Clapton, Don Henley and Rod Stewart. Sheryl soon tired of her big-hair backup-singing days, though, and joined up with musicians David Gilbert, Bill Bottrell and others, and called themselves the Tuesday Night Music Club. The Tuesday Night Music Club provided the breeding ground for many of Sheryl's first hits and was also the name of her first album, released in 1994.
From her breakthrough debut Tuesday Night Music Club (1994) to the self-titled Sheryl Crow (1996) and her most recent studio album The Globe Sessions (1998), Crow has continued to explore her passions and define her distinctive voice, staking her fertile turf as a singer-songwriter. Now with her latest shining gem, C'mon, C'mon, Crow has turned up the volume and loosened the mood to make the.....