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Sheryl Crow Profile

Award-Winning Singer and Songwriter

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  Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow's warm voice, vibrant stage presence and rock-solid musicianship have made her one of the most enduring stars of our era. Her songwriting craft is firmly rooted in rock tradition, but her allusive, free-associative lyrics are all her own. Her songs, "All I Wanna Do," "If It Makes You Happy," "Every Day Is a Winding Road," and "Soak Up the Sun" have become pop classics.

A former music teacher from Kennett, Missouri, she worked in near-anonymity for almost a decade as a backup vocalist and writer of songs for other artists, her efforts to forge a solo career thwarted by producers and record companies intent on squeezing her into a mainstream pop formula. She turned the corner in 1993 when she began meeting informally with a group of other studio players and writers who called themselves the Tuesday Night Music Club. When they turned their sessions into a record of the same name, the result swept the Grammy Awards and established Sheryl Crow as a major force in the music industry. Her records have sold millions of copies and earned her a total of nine Grammys.

After surviving an episode of breast cancer in 2006, she made her condition public to promote the importance of early detection. Fully recovered, she continues to compose, record and perform for devoted audeinces the world over. Her performances, she says, are "a celebration every night of how lucky I feel with this life I have been given."

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