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Justin Townes Earle Biography – Justin Townes Earle Wiki
Justin Townes Earle was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He got his start as a working musician when he was a teenager. He played in the Nashville bands the Distributors, a rock band, and the Swindlers, as well as his father’s touring band, the Dukes. Steve Earle ended up firing Justin from the band, citing his son’s drug abuse.
Earle began his solo recording career with his debut EP Yuma on Bloodshot Records in 2007. He released eight albums in his lifetime, including four on Bloodshot starting with 2008’s The Good Life. His last four albums were released on Vagrant (2014’s Single Mothers and 2015’s Absent Fathers) and New West (2017’s Kids in the Street). His last album, 2019’s The Saint of Lost Causes, dealt with current social issues including the Flint water crisis and the criminal justice system in America.
Justin Townes Earle Age
Justin Townes Earle was born on January 4, 1982, in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. He died on August 23, 2020, at the age of 38.
Justin Townes Earle Family
Justin Townes Earle was born to alternative country artist Steve Earle and his third wife, Carol-Ann Hunter. He was named after singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt.
Justin Townes Earle Wife
Justin Townes Earle had been married to his wife Jenn Marie Earle since 2013. They have a daughter, Etta St. James, born in June 2017.
Justin Townes Earle Death
Justin Townes Earle died at the age of 38. His death was announced on August 23, 2020, in a statement posted to his official social media pages. The statement said: “It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our son, husband, father and friend Justin. So many of you have relied on his music and lyrics over the years and we hope that his music will continue to guide you on your journeys. You will be missed dearly Justin.”
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It is with tremendous sadness that we inform you of the passing of our son, husband, father and friend Justin. So many of you have relied on his music and lyrics over the years and we hope that his music will continue to guide you on your journeys. You will be missed dearly Justin 💔 “I’ve crossed oceans Fought freezing rain and blowing sand I’ve crossed lines and roads and wondering rivers Just looking for a place to land” 📷 by @thejoshuablackwilkins
Justin Townes Earle Cause of Death
Justin Townes Earle’s cause of death was not revealed.
Justin Townes Earle Net Worth
Justin Townes Earle’s net worth is unclear. His father Steve Earle had an estimated to be $10 Million.
Justin Townes Earle Instagram
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Hello all, I’m adding some production work to my calendar. If you’re interested in collaborating, get in touch via the management link on my website 👉🏻 justintownesearle.com. Let’s make the most of this strange downtime. | 📷: @thejoshuablackwilkins | August, 2018 recording The Saint of Lost Causes | @soundemporiumstudios