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Who was Nanci Griffith ?

Grammy-winning folk singer Nanci Griffith has died at the age of 68.

The Texas-born singer’s management team confirmed her death on Friday, but gave no cause.

“It was Nanci’s wish that no further formal statements or press releases occur for a week after her passing,” Gold Mountain Entertainment said in a statement.

Nanci Caroline Griffith was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter, raised in Austin, Texas, who lived in Nashville, Tennessee. Griffith appeared many times on the PBS music program Austin City Limits starting in 1985. Wikipedia

Singer Darius Rucker tweeted his sadness after Griffith passed away. “Today I am just a sad man. I lost one of my idols. One of the reasons I’m in Nashville, I was shocked the first time I heard from Marie and Omie. And singing with her was my favorite activity. Grammy-winning folk singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith dies, ”he wrote.

Griffith was known for hits like “Love at the Five and Dime”, “Once in a Very Blue Moon” and “Outbound Plane”. He also won the 1994 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album for his album “Other Voices, Other Rooms.”

He also worked closely with other folk singers, including Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris. Her version of “From a Distance”, a song popularized by Bette Midler, appeared on her album, “Lone Star State of Mind” in 1987.

Griffith was born on July 6, 1953 in Seguin, Texas and raised in Austin. As a teenager, he performed at clubs and festivals in his hometown. She later attended the University of Texas and desired to become a teacher. However, she later decided to have a career as a musician in 1977. She released her debut album, “There is a light beyond these forests,” in 1978.

How old was Nanci Griffith ?

She was 68 year old.July 6, 1953, Seguin, Texas, United States

Did Nanci Griffith live in Ireland?

She has spent a lot of time in Ireland over the past decade and at one point in the 1990s owned a house in Dublin. “I still think of Ireland as my home away from home,” she tells me.

Who wrote outbound plane?

Nanci Griffith
Tom Russell

“Outbound Plane” is a song written by American country music artists Nanci Griffith and Tom Russell. It was released on Griffith’s 1988 album Little Love Affairs. Suzy Bogguss covered the song as the opening track and the second single from her 1991 album Aces.

What did John Prine die?

April 7, 2020


Griffith died in Nashville on August 13, 2021 at the age of 68.

Eric Taylor

Griffith was married to performer Eric Taylor from 1976 until her divorce in 1982. Her high school boyfriend, John, was killed in a motorcycle accident and later inspired several of her songs. She was engaged to singer-songwriter Tom Kimmel in the 1990s, but the couple never married.

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