Known for Have got a Little Beliefs in Me personally and Sure Seeing that I’m Sittin’ Right here, which became a high 40 strike when it had been covered by 3 Dog Evening. He began functioning being a songwriter for the Tree-Music Posting Company after shifting to Nashville when he was 18. He was honored using a Nashville Music Prize for Songwriter/Musician of the entire year in 2000. He started delving deeper and deeper into music after his old brother Michael dedicated suicide when John was nine and after his dad passed away when he was 11. He provided Bonnie Raitt with an Americana Life time Achievement Prize in 2012.