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Sheryl Crow Biography

Birth Name:
Sheryl Suzanne Crow
Birth Place:
Kennett, Missouri, United States
Profession
Singer, songwriter

Fast Facts

  • Taught music at Kellison Elementary School in Fenton, MO
  • Wrote jingles for McDonald's and Toyota
  • Performed as a backup singer for George Harrison, Joe Cocker, Stevie Wonder, Rod Stewart, Don Henley and Michael Jackson
  • Received an honorary doctoral degree at Southeast Missouri State University in 2001
  • Inspiration and lyrics for Grammy-winning hit "All I Wanna Do" came from Wyn Cooper's poem "Fun
  • " Active politically, she endorsed Barack Obama for president in 2008
  • In 2010, appeared on episodes of such TV series as Cougar Town, playing a love interest for Josh Hopkins' character, and on Hannah Montana Forever and Marriage Ref
  • That same year, she joined Miranda Lambert on Loretta Lynn's remake of Lynn's iconic song "Coal Miner's Daughter" for the CD Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn
  • Lynn told Billboard
  • com that Crow added "soulfulness" to the recording

Awards

  • 2007Golden Globe-Best Original Song - Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1998Golden Globe-Best Original Song - Motion Picture: nominated

Relationships