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Chris Knight is a singer/songwriter from the tiny mining town of Slaughters, KY, whose self-titled debut album invited comparisons to Steve Earle and John Prine. Knight started on his musical journey at just three years old when he requested a plastic guitar for Christmas. At 15, he became more serious when he began teaching himself dozens of John Prine songs on his older brother's guitar. After earning an agriculture degree from Western Kentucky University, Knight went to work in land reclamation, but in 1986 he heard Earle on the radio and decided to try his hand at writing songs. After six years of perfecting his story songs about the downtrodden of small-town America, Knight came to Nashville and won a coveted spot on a songwriters' night at the Bluebird Cafe. Performing songs like "Framed," which would eventually wind up on his debut album, he caught the ear of Frank Liddell, who signed him to a publishing deal with Bluewater Music. Knight went back home and kept writing, and when Decca Records hired Liddell for an A&R position, Knight got a record deal. When Decca released his self-titled debut in 1997, Knight still lived in a house trailer on 90 acres in Slaughters. He has since become a popular name in Americana music, releasing four more albums: his 1998 self-titled sophomore effort, 2001's Pretty Good Guy, 2003's Jealous Kind, and 2006's Enough Rope. ~ Brian Wahlert
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Albums by
Chris Knight

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    Little Victories

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    Trailer II

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    Heart of Stone

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    Chris Knight

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    Enough Rope

    11 songs

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    The Trailer Tapes

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    The Jealous Kind

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    A Pretty Good Guy


Top Songs by
Chris Knight

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  2.   It Ain't Easy Being Me
  3.   Love and a .45
  4.   Highway Junkie
  5.   Low Down Ramblin' Blues
  6.   Little Victories
  7.   Homesick Gypsy
  8.   Another Dollar
  9.   Heart of Stone
  10.   William's Son
  11.   Blame Me
  12.   Missing You
  13.   Dirt
  14.   You Lie When You Call My Name
  15.   Send a Boat
  16.   Enough Rope
  17.   River Road
  18.   The Lonesome Way
  19.   Up from the Hill
  20.   Maria
  21.   Old Man
  22.   Nothing on Me
  23.   Framed
  24.   Something Changed
  25.   My Old Cars
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Stations & Shows Featuring
Chris Knight

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    David Nail: I Am The DJ

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    Americana

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    Eli Young Band: I Am The DJ

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    Red Dirt Road


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