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Norman Blake

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Known to be among the leading figures in the bluegrass revival from the 1970s. He offered in the Military before getting incredibly worked up about music. He give up college when he was 16 therefore he could play mandolin within a music group. He performed backup for most performers, including Johnny Money, June Carter Money, Bob Dylan, and Joan Baez. He utilized to play music along with his wife Nancy. After their relationship, they continued producing music jointly. He caused many greats, including Steve Earle, Kris Kristofferson, and Ralph Stanley.

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Date Of Birth March 10, 1938
Place Of Birth Tennessee
Profession Folk Singer
Education University of Glasgow
Nationality American
Parents Rufus Larkin Blake, Lorraine Yvonne Blake
Awards Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Country Music Association Award for Album of the Year
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Folk Album
Movies Norman and Nancy Blake: My Dear Old Southern Home
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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Blue Line Station 2016 "Girl from the North Country"
1992 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The World's End 2013 "What You Do to Me"
Electrick Children 2012 arranger: "Wreck of the Old 97" - as Norman George Blake
Young Adult 2011 writer: "The Concept"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Run, Fatboy, Run 2007 writer: "The Concept"
Cold Mountain 2003 arranger: "Christmas Time will Soon be Over"
Say It Isn't So 2001 writer: "If I Never See You Again"
O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 performer: "I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow" - uncredited
This Year's Love 1999 writer: "Serious Drugs"

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Meet the Magoons 2005 TV Series composer - 4 episodes
Cold Mountain 2003 additional musician

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000 special thanks: musician

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Worst Jobs in History 2004 TV Series documentary Himself - Bluebell Railway
Never Mind the Buzzcocks 1997 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002 Grammy Grammy Awards Album of the Year O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) · Alison Krauss (Artist)
· Union Station (Artist)
· Tim Blake Nelson (Artist)
· Chris Thomas King (Artist)
· Emmylou Harris (Artist)
· Gillian Welch (Artist)
· Harley Allen (Artist)
· John Hartford (Artist)
· Pat Enright (Artist)
· Hannah Peasall (Artist)
· Leah Peasall (Artist)
· Sarah Peasall (Artist)
· Ralph Stanley (Artist)
· Sam Bush (Artist)
· Stuart Duncan (Artist)
· The Cox Family (Artist)
· The Fairfield Four (Artist)
· The Whites (Artist)
· Peter F. Kurland (Engineer/Mixer)
· Mike Piersante (Engineer/Mixer)
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