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Joseph Henry Burnett
St. Louis, MO
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Music producer; songwriter; singer; musician
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T-Bone Burnett Fast Facts:
Picked up his nickname "T-Bone" at the age of 5.
At 17, he opened his own recording studio in Fort Worth that catered to local bands and visiting musicians.
Big break came in 1975 when he met Bob Dylan's friend Bob Neuwirth, which led to Dylan inviting Burnett to play guitar in his Rolling Thunder Revue tour.
In 1983, was named Songwriter of the Year in a Rolling Stone Critics' Poll.
Met ex-wife Sam Phillips while he was producing her 1987 crossover gospel/pop album
Is outspoken in his criticism of the changes in the recording industry.
Never desired to be a famous performer and claims live performance didn't come naturally to him; he attributed that mostly to fear.
T-Bone Burnett Relationships:
Callie Khouri - Wife
Sam Phillips - Ex-wife
Simone Burnett - Daughter
T-Bone Burnett Awards:
2003 Grammy: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album - Winner
2009 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Music - Nominee
2001 Grammy: Best Traditional Folk Album - Winner
2014 Emmy: Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score) - Nominee
2001 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner
2000 BAFTA Film Awards: The Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music - Nominee
2009 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Winner
2006 Grammy: Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Winner
2003 Oscar: Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) - Nominee
2008 Grammy: Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album - Winner
2008 Grammy: Best Traditional Blues Album - Winner
2010 Grammy: Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Winner
2008 Grammy: Record of the Year - Winner
2008 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner
2005 BAFTA Film Awards: The Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music - Nominee
2013 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
2001 Grammy: Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Winner
2010 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Winner
2003 BAFTA Film Awards: The Anthony Asquith Award for Achievement in Film Music - Winner
2010 Grammy: Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media - Winner
2012 Grammy: Best Song Written for Visual Media - Winner
2001 Grammy: Producer of the Year, Non-Classical - Winner
2014 Golden Globe: Best Original Song - Motion Picture - Nominee
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