Nation and folk musician known for Desperados Looking forward to a Teach. He pioneered the intensifying nation and outlaw nation styles. He once worked well in a acoustic guitar store. He was an experienced luthier who produced his personal guitars. He received the Americana Music Association’s Life time Achievement Honor for Songwriting in 2005. His tunes were included in such performers as Johnny Money, Kenny Chesney, and John Denver. He wedded wife Susanna in 1972. They continued to be wedded until her loss of life in 2012. He mentored Steve Earle.