Long before starting a recorded profession being a singer/songwriter, Stephen Bruton had amassed a challenging résumé. He previously served being a sideman/guitarist, songwriter, or manufacturer for such sector notables as Bonnie Raitt, Delbert McClinton, Bob Dylan, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Hal Ketchum, Christine McVie, T-Bone Burnett, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Patty Loveless, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Alejandro Escovedo. Bruton was raised in Ft. Value, Texas, the kid of the jazz musician and record-store owner. He got his initial big break when Kris Kristofferson tapped him to fill up a vacant music group slot in the first ’70s. After dealing with an impressive selection of performers for over twenty years, Bruton released his initial solo record in the first ’90s. Afterwards that 10 years, he agreed upon to New Western world Records, the house of such Americana skill as Billy Joe Shaver, the Flatlanders, and Delbert McClinton. Bruton’s 4th release, Spirit Globe, an assortment of blues, nation, and rock and roll & roll, arrived in early 2002, implemented in 2005 by In the Five. Unfortunately, Bruton passed away at age group 60 from problems of throat cancer tumor at the house of T-Bone Burnett in LA on, may 9, 2009; Bruton and Burnett have been functioning together in the film Crazy Center, an Academy Award-winning automobile for professional Jeff Bridges. Bruton and Burnett co-wrote a lot of the music for the film, and Bridges’ Poor Blake personality was actually motivated by Bruton. Bruton’s loss of life came soon after he finished his focus on Crazy Center, as well as the film was focused on him.
Full Name Stephen Bruton
Died May 9, 2009, Los Angeles, California, United States
Awards Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Music Songs Bigger Wheel, Fading Man, Put Me Out Of Your Misery, Treasured Wounds, The Best Is Yet To Come, Make That Call, Spirit World, Big Top Hat, Trip Around The Sun, Ordinary Man, Under The Horizon, Dogs May Bark, Acre Of Snakes, Walk By Faith, That's Love, Nothing But The Truth, Against My Will, Everything Happens For A Reason, The Clock, Just A Dream, Somebody Else, Spirit Lake, Nobody Gets Hurt, Hate To Love, Day Drinking, The King Of Everything, Border Lord, Yo Yo
Albums From the Five, Spirit World, Nothing But the Truth
Nominations BAFTA Award for Best Film Music
Movies Crazy Heart, The Alamo, Miss Congeniality, Man of the House, World Without Waves, Rocking the Boat: A Musical Conversation and Journey, Picture This
He won banjo-playing contests before he was in his teens. In his late teens, he changed to guitar.
He graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in journalism. Soon after, he joined the band of Kris Kristofferson just before Kristofferson became well-known.
He and his brother Sumpter grew up surrounded by music in Fort Worth, Texas. Their jazz drummer father ran a record store where they were weaned on the musical classics from blues, country, jazz and pop to classical.
World Without Waves
Captain Almeron Dickinson
Mike the Bartender
The Perfect Specimen
Musician in Bar Scene (uncredited)
Sam / Roarers Band
D.B. Schultz - Heaven's Gate Band
A Star Is Born
TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
TV Series writer - 1 episode
performer: "Too Many Memories" / writer: "Too Many Memories"
writer: "Hold On You" 2009, "I Don't Know" 2009, "Fallin' and Flyin'"