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Shawn Lane

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Shawn Street was a phenomenally talented guitarist who hardly ever quite broke away beyond electric guitar aficionados and critics, but will stay influential to players for quite some time to arrive. Originally hailed as a kid prodigy, Street joined Dark Oak Arkansas as an adolescent, and could have already been area of the electric guitar shredder movement from the past due ’80s and ’90s, but his restless musical inclinations led him down an alternative path. Street started his musical education on piano and cello at age group four, but acquired switched to electric guitar by age group eight. At ten, he was keeping music group rehearsals at the home he distributed to his grandmother, and because the various other bandmembers still left their equipment at his home, Street was absolve to try them out, and added bass and drums to his key pad and electric guitar capabilities. By 15, Street was getting known in Memphis circles like a guitarist, which resulted in an audition with Dark Oak Arkansas in 1978, who he toured with for another four years. Dark Oak Arkansas was still well-known enough to try out at Expenses Clinton’s inaugural as Governor of Arkansas, however the band’s heyday was well in it. After disbanding briefly, BOA was re-formed with several Shawn’s senior high school close friends joining the music group, and bringing much fusion edge to the southern boogie music group. After that, burnt out from touring, Street basically fallen out of view in 1982 to get a couple years, utilized piano, researched music theory and structure, and did a whole lot of reading and viewing movies (he promises he barely performed electric guitar at all during this time period). The middle-’80s noticed Shawn time for electric guitar: initial playing in a few bands throughout the south, after that appearing with an record made by Mike Varney over the Shrapnel label, using a tune known as “Stratosphere II” over the U.S. Steel compilation (his initial available documenting). Shortly soon after, he produced a band known as the Willys, who have been the house music group on the Peabody Resort in Memphis. Many touring music artists captured Lane’s playing while keeping there, and person to person led to program work, and finally to his playing for the Highwayman 2 recording with Johnny Money and Willie Nelson. That visible work ,along with a demonstration cassette transferred to Jim Ed Norman at Warner Brothers resulted in Street being agreed upon to Warner Brothers in 1990. Street spent another two years in the home, creating the Power of Ten record, which he performed every instrument. After its launch in 1992, GUITARIST Magazine called him “Greatest New Talent” and he positioned second in Key pad Magazine’s “Greatest Keyboard Participant” category. A touring music group was assembled to market the recording, along with a live documenting was produced, though it wasn’t released until 2001(Forces of Ten Live!). His following task was DDT, a music group that also presented Cody and Luther Dickenson, later on from the North Mississippi Allstars. The DDT materials was said to be for Lane’s second recording for Warner Bros., however the saving by no means materialized. Also at the moment, Street did production work with additional artists, did a few instructional video clips, and created curricula and trained at several Western Conservatories. 1994 will be an important season for Street, as it proclaimed his first cooperation with Swedish bassist Jonas Hellborg, a romantic relationship that could continue for pretty much ten years and make many produces (mostly for the Bardo label). Street and Hellborg had been perfect collaborators, writing lots of the same musical affects and many various other interests aswell, and it had been using Hellborg that Street really found out his tone of voice on acoustic guitar. They toured with drummer Jeff Sipe on the next many years, developing this type of rapport that these were in a position to play totally improvised sets every evening (recorded on albums like Temporal Analogues of Heaven and Time May be the Foe). Concurrently, in 1995, Hellborg and Street played with Chinese language pop vocalist Wei-Wei, as well as the Hellborg/Street/Sipe trio made an appearance as an starting act at most of Mainland China’s largest musical locations. Street and Hellborg parted methods with Sipe in 1997, enabling Street to focus on the paths that could become Tri-Tone Fascination, his second single record in 1999. Also at the moment, he and Hellborg started incorporating even more Near Eastern and Eastern affects to their playing and improvising (Zenhouse, ). In 1999, Street and Hellborg started dealing with V. Selvaganesh, child of percussionist Vikku Vinayakram of Shakti popularity, and began pressing the music into even more of a South Indian fusion, as evidenced by Great People in Occasions of Evil. Street started having health issues in 2001, briefly breaking off his use Hellborg. After recovering, Street started using a Memphis pub band known as enough time Bandits, but was back again with Hellborg and Sipe for a short tour in 2002. There is also more use the Vinayakrams, leading to Icon, a amazing function of East-West fusion that, sadly became among Lane’s last recorded works. There is a short tour of India in Feb of 2003, but Lane’s health issues came back, and on Sept. 26, 2003, Shawn Street passed away pursuing lung surgery.

Quick Facts


Full Name Shawn Lane
Died September 26, 2003, Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Profession Guitarist, Composer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Nationality American
Children Ashley Marie Root
Music Songs Gray Pianos Flying, Get You Back, West Side Boogie, Not Again, The Way It Has to Be, Hardcase, Kaiser Nancarrow, Tri-7/5, Powers of Ten: Suite, One Note at a Time, Peace in Mississippi, Minarets, Time Is the Enemy, Rules of the Game, Piano Concertino: Transformation of Themes, Tri-heaven, Drum & Guitar Solo, Art Tatum, Savitri, Rag B/B, Personae, Wherever You Walk, The Kings Letter, Hell Is Other People, Leal Souvenir, Epilogue; Bach, In the House, Who Would You Like to Be?, Uma Haimavati, 2nd Movement, Anchor, Black Market
Albums Powers of Ten; Live!, Good People in Times of Evil, The Tri-Tone Fascination, Zenhouse, Abstract Logic, Powers of Ten


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#Fact
1 Son of William T. Lane.
2 Attended Chatsworth High School (Chatsworth, CA).
3 Brother of Paul M. Lane.


Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Santa Clarita Diet 2017 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode pre-production
Jason Bourne 2016 stunt driver - as Shawn Lane / stunt performer
Havenhurst 2016 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Broken Horses 2015 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Better Call Saul 2015 TV Series stunt camera vehicle - 2 episodes
Uncanny 2015 action coordinator - as Shawn Lane
The Boy Next Door 2015 stunt: camera bike #2 - as Shawn Lane
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day 2014 stunt camera vehicle - as Shawn Lane
The Purge: Anarchy 2014 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Legit 2014 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Crisis 2014 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
The Mentalist TV Series stunts - 11 episodes, 2013 - 2014 stunt double - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2013
Sons of Anarchy 2013 TV Series stunt camera vehicles - 5 episodes
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 2013 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Grimm 2013 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Iron Man Three 2013 stunt performer - uncredited
G.I. Joe: Retaliation 2013 stunt double: Ray Stevenson - uncredited
Undercover Bridesmaid 2012 TV Movie stunt double: Terry Maratos - as Shawn Lane
Dexter TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode, 2011 stunt double - 1 episode, 2006
Tosh.0 2011 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Gossip Girl 2011 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Straw Dogs 2011 stunt double: Alexander Skarsgard/Rhys Coiro - as Shawn Lane
Cowboys & Aliens 2011 stunts
Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011 stunt performer - uncredited
The Paul Reiser Show 2011 TV Series stunts - 1 episode
The Defenders 2011 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
NCIS: Los Angeles 2010-2011 TV Series stunt performer - 2 episodes
Southland 2011 TV Series utility stunts - 1 episode
Unstoppable 2010 stunt driver - as Shawn Lane
Takers 2010 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
The Bold and the Beautiful 2010 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Chuck 2010 TV Series stunts - 1 episode
Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight 2009 TV Series motorcycle stunts - 8 episodes
The Jay Leno Show 2009 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Extract 2009 stunts - as Shawn Lane
True Blood TV Series stunt double - 1 episode, 2009 stunts - 1 episode, 2009
Brüno 2009 action consultant - as Shawn Lane / stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Desperate Housewives 2009 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Fast & Furious 2009 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Race to Witch Mountain 2009 stunt performer - uncredited
Hotel for Dogs 2009 stunts
Knight Rider 2008-2009 TV Series stunt actor - 2 episodes
1% 2008 TV Movie stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
The Apostles 2008 TV Movie stunt double: David Haack - as Shawn Lane
Valkyrie 2008 stunts: additional photography, U.S. - as Shawn Lane
Bedtime Stories 2008 stunt double: Adam Sandler - as Shawn Lane
Days of Our Lives 2008 TV Series stunts - 1 episode
Pineapple Express 2008 stunt performer - uncredited
Pig Hunt 2008 stunt double: Phillip Torretto - uncredited
Get Smart 2008 stunts - uncredited
Hancock 2008 stunt driver - uncredited
You Don't Mess with the Zohan 2008 stunt double: John Turturro - uncredited / stunts - as Shawn Lane
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull 2008 stunt performer - uncredited
My Name Is Earl 2008 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Single with Parents 2008 TV Movie stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
There Will Be Blood 2007 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Halloween 2007 stunt performer - uncredited
The Invasion 2007/I stunt performer - uncredited
Transformers 2007 stunt double: Josh Duhamel - as Shawn Lane
Ocean's Thirteen 2007 utility stunts - uncredited
Redline 2007 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
24 2007 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Wicked Wicked Games 2007 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Them 2007 TV Movie stunt double: James D'arcy - as Shawn Lane
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause 2006 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
Criminal Minds 2006 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
CSI: NY 2006 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
America's Got Talent 2006 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 2006 stunt double: Sacha Baron Cohen - uncredited / stunts - as Shawn Lane
Southland Tales 2006 stunt player - as Shawn Lane
The Shaggy Dog 2006 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
Fear Factor 2005 TV Series stunt driver - 1 episode
Medium 2005 TV Series stunt driver - 1 episode
Supercross 2005 motorcycle stunts - as Shawn Lane
Bad News Bears 2005 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Mr. & Mrs. Smith 2005 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
Star Trek: Enterprise 2003-2005 TV Series stunt performer - 2 episodes
National Treasure 2004 utility stunts - uncredited
Taxi 2004/I stunt driver - as Shawn Lane
Back by Midnight 2004 stunt double: Marty Belafsky - as Shawn Lane
Cellular 2004 stunt driver - uncredited
Catwoman 2004 stunts
How Soaps Changed the World 2004 TV Movie documentary stunt double - as Shawn Lane
Taking Lives 2004 stunt player / utility stunts - uncredited
CSI: Miami 2002-2004 TV Series stunt double - 2 episodes
Catch That Kid 2004 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
Mystery Girl 2004 TV Short stunt driver - as Shawn Lane
S.W.A.T. 2003 stunts - uncredited
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle 2003 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
Hollywood Homicide 2003 stunt driver - uncredited / stunts - as Shawn P. Lane
The Italian Job 2003 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Dragnet 2003 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Old School 2003 stunt double: Vince Vaughn - as Shawn Lane
Kingpin 2003 TV Mini-Series stunt double - as Shawn Lane, Bobby Cannavale, 2003
Biker Boyz 2003 motorcycle stunts - as Shawn Lane
Son of the Beach 2000-2002 TV Series stunt double - 42 episodes
Stealing Harvard 2002 stunt double: Tom Green/Jason Lee - as Shawn Lane
S1m0ne 2002 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Serving Sara 2002 utility stunts - uncredited
Spider-Man 2002 utility stunts - uncredited
The Time Machine 2002 utility stunts - uncredited
Local Boys 2002 stunt double: Eric Christian Olson - as Shawn Lane
Lizzie McGuire 2001 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Bubble Boy 2001 stunt double: Geoffrey Arend - as Shawn Lane
The Chronicle 2001 TV Series stunt actor - 1 episode
The Fast and the Furious 2001 motorcycle stunts - uncredited / stunt player - as Shawn Lane
My Wife and Kids 2001 TV Series utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
The Invisible Man 2000 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Spanish Judges 2000 stunt double: Matthew Lillard - as Shawn Lane
Promised Land 1998-1999 TV Series stunt actor - 2 episodes
Mighty Joe Young 1998 stunt double: Geoffrey Blake - uncredited
The Famous Jett Jackson 1998 TV Series motorcycle stunts - as Shawn Lane
Goodbye Lover 1998 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
The Lost World: Jurassic Park 1997 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Sleeping with the Devil 1997 TV Movie stunt double: Tim Matheson - uncredited
Walker, Texas Ranger 1997 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Dark Skies 1997 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Metro 1997 stunt camera operator - as Shawn Lane
Raven 1996 Video stunt actor
The Sunchaser 1996 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
Chicago Hope 1996 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Kindred: The Embraced 1996 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Black Sheep 1996 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Baywatch Nights 1995 TV Series stunt double: Joe Spencer - as Shawn Lane
JAG 1995 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
I.Q. 1994 stunt double: Tim Robbins - as Shawn Lane
Party of Five 1994 TV Series stunt double: Matthew Fox - as Shawn Lane
RoboCop 3 1993 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Renegade 1992 TV Series stunt double: Lorenzo Lamas - as Shawn Lane, multiple episodes
Out on a Limb 1992 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Dynasty: The Reunion 1991 TV Series stunt performer - uncredited
The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear 1991 stunt double: Anthony James - uncredited / stunts - as Shawn Lane
Dark Justice 1991 TV Series stunt double: Bruce Abbott - as Shawn Lane
Eddie Dodd 1991 TV Series utility stunts - 1 episode
The Doors 1991 stunts - uncredited
Fatal Exposure 1991 TV Movie stunt double: Geoffrey Blake - as Shawn Lane
Carol & Company 1991 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
Secret Agent OO Soul 1990 motorcycle stunts - as Shawn Lane
RoboCop 2 1990 stunts - as Shawn Lane
Another 48 Hrs. 1990 stunt driver - uncredited
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 stunts - as Sean Lane
Lost Angels 1989 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Quantum Leap 1989 TV Series stunt double: John Snyder - as Shawn Lane
Moonwalker 1988 motorcycle stunts - as Shawn Lane
CBS Summer Playhouse 1988 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master 1988 utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
Remote Control 1988 assistant stunt coordinator - as Shawn Lane / stunts
Tapeheads 1988 stunts - as Shawn Lane
The Running Man 1987 stunts: Weiss
Once a Hero 1987 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
The Principal 1987 stunts
The Monster Squad 1987 stunt performer - uncredited
Winners Take All 1987 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Howard the Duck 1986 stunt double: Tim Robbins - uncredited
Slow Burn 1986 TV Movie stunt performer
Annihilator 1986 TV Movie stunt driver - as Shawn Lane
Another World 1986 TV Series stunt double - 1 episode
Amazing Stories 1986 TV Series stunt performer - 1 episode
North Beach and Rawhide 1985 TV Movie utility stunts - as Shawn Lane
That Was Then... This Is Now 1985 assistant stunt coordinator - uncredited / stunts - as Shawn Lane
Hollywood Beat 1985 TV Series stunt driver - 2 episodes
Weird Science 1985 stunts - as Shawn P. Lane
Fraternity Vacation 1985 stunt performer - as Shawn Lane
Street Hawk 1985 TV Series stunt performer - 2 episodes
Hunter 1984 TV Series stunt double: David Kimble - as Shawn Lane
Bachelor Party 1984 stunts - as Shawn P. Lane
Knight Rider 1984 TV Series motorcross rider - 1 episode

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lizzie McGuire 2001 TV Series Maintenance
The Chronicle 2001 TV Series Reanimated Corpse
Walker, Texas Ranger 1998-2001 TV Series Vampire #2 / Nelson

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture Cowboys & Aliens (2011) · Bobby Aldridge
· J.C. Augare
· James Augare
· Brian Brown
· William Paul Brown
· Richard Bucher
· Chris Carlson
· Craig Conaway
· Ben Cooke
· Jonathan Crazybull
· Jeffrey J. Dashnaw
· Jeffrey J. Dashnaw
· Danny Edmo
· Daniel Forcey
· Todd Forsberg
· Ramon Frank
· Sean Rowdy Gardner
· Derek Graf
· Tad Griffith
· Michael Hansen
· Ryan Happy
· Thomas Robinson Harper
· Riley Harper
· Will Harper
· Gray Wolf Herrera
·
2012 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) · Terry Ahue
· Robert Alonzo
· Hank Amos
· Daniel Arrias
· Brian Avery
· Dean Bailey
· Matt Baker
· Ted Barba
· Simone Bargetze
· Perry Barndt
· Kenny Bates
· Gary Baxley
· Dickey Beer
· Pete Bianco
· Phil Blackaby
· Paul Borne
· Julian Boulle
· Eddie Braun
· Jon Braver
· Ben Hernandez Bray
· Bob Brown
· Jeff Bruno
· Kurt Bryant
· David Anthony Buglione
· Robert Sean Burke
· Stacey Carino
· Don Abbatiello
· Wade Allen
· Greg Anthony
· Jonathan Arthur
· Matt Baker
· Pat Banta
· Helena Barrett
· Amber Beckman
· Nicola Berwick
· Jon Braver
· Dan Brown
· Kevin Patrick Burke
· Jared Burke
· Nicole Callender
· Keith Campbell
· Steve Chang
· Lauro Chartrand
· Arnold Chon
· Ken Clark
· Tom Cohan
· Bob Colletti
· Gary Connery
· Ben Cooke
· Clay Cullen
· Phil Culotta
· Vince Cupone
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