Vocalist of Americana music who all won American Music Honours for Best Record and Best Melody in 2006. He’s also an intermittent actor, showing up in movies like Daisy Miller and Slacker 2011. He was raised in Leesburg, Virginia and proved helpful several jobs, including being a bartender and home painter. His politically-charged 2005 melody ‘We Can’t ENSURE IT IS Right here’ was called the best melody from the 2000’s by music critic Robert Christgau. His dad is Conditions of Endearment novelist Larry McMurtry. He provides played within the supergroup Buzzin’ Cousins with John Mellencamp.