Son of famous singer songwriter Steve Earle, Justin Townes Earle is a Nashville born musician whose music blends hints of folk, country and Americana sounds. Although Justin Townes Earle claims to have spent much of his youth troubled and addicted to drugs, he has risen above his difficulties to become a respected and adored musician who is often seen playing in concert on the festival circuit. Since the 2007 release of his debut album Yuma, Justin Townes Earle has released a total of 5 albums which have gained him the recognition of winning 2 Americana Music Awards. Although Justin Townes Earle has lived a rough life that has been filled with difficulties, he has proven to be an example of how a person can rise above addiction to become a very successful individual.
If you haven't yet heard the music of Justin Townes Earle, here is a music video from a performance on David Letterman for his song "Look The Other Way".