Sheryl Suzanne Crow is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, country, jazz, and blues. Crow has garnered nine Grammy Awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Her debut album, Tuesday Music Club, was released in August 1993.
About Sheryl Crow in brief
Sheryl Suzanne Crow is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actress. Her music incorporates elements of pop, rock, country, jazz, and blues. She has released ten studio albums, four compilations, two live albums, and has contributed to a number of film soundtracks. As an actress, Crow has appeared on various television shows including 30 Rock, Cop Rock, GCB, Cougar Town, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally to Restore Sanity andor Fear, One Tree Hill and NCIS: New Orleans. Crow has garnered nine Grammy Awards from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Her most popular songs include \”All I Wanna Do\” and \”If It Makes You Happy” Her debut album, Tuesday Music Club, was released in August 1993, and she has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. She is the daughter of Bernice, a piano teacher, and Wendell Wyatt Crow, a lawyer and trumpet player. Her great-grandfather was congressman Charles A. Crow. She has two older sisters, Kathy and Karen; and a younger brother, Steven. While studying at Kennett High School, Crow was a majorette and an all-state track athlete, medaling in the 75-meter low hurdles. She was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity for Women, and the Omicron Delta Kappa Society as well as working as a Summer Welcome orientation leader. After graduating from the University of Missouri, Crow worked as a music teacher at Kellison Elementary School in Fenton, Missouri.
She sang in commercial jingles for McDonald’s and Toyota. Crow toured with Michael Jackson as a backing vocalist during his Bad tour 1987–1989, and often performed with Jackson on \”I Just Can’t Stop Loving You\”. She also recorded background vocals for Stevie Wonder, Belinda Carlisle, Jimmy Buffett, and Don Henley. In 1989, Crow contributed backing vocals to the Neal Schon track \”Smoke of the Revolution\” from his album Late Nite. Crow also sang in the short-lived Steven Bochco drama Cop Rock series finale in 1990. In 1991, her recording of \”Welcome to the Real Life\” featured on the soundtrack to the Brian Bosworth action film, Stone Cold. In 1992, Crow recorded her first attempt at a debut album with Sting’s record producer Hugh Padgham. The self-titled debut album was due to be released in September 1992, but Crow and her label mutually decided that the album did not merit release. In the meantime, Crow began dating Kevin Gilbert and joined him in an ad hoc group of musicians known as the “Tuesday Music Club” The group existed as a casual songwriting collective prior to its association with Crow, but rapidly developed into a vehicle for her debut album after her arrival on the music scene. Crow’s songwriting credits on Tuesday Night Music Club include: Bill Bottrell, Brian MacLeod, Bill Baerwald, David Baer, Rick Baer Wald, and David David.