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Loudon Wainwright III
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Biographie
Naissance
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Activités
Père
Loudon Wainwright, Jr. (en)Voir et modifier les données sur Wikidata
Fratrie
Sloan Wainwright (en)Voir et modifier les données sur Wikidata
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Enfants
Rufus Wainwright
Lucy Wainwright Roche (en)
Martha WainwrightVoir et modifier les données sur Wikidata
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Loudon Wainwright III est un chanteur de musique folk et un acteur américain né le 5 septembre 1946, époux de Kate McGarrigle, père de Rufus Wainwright et de Martha Wainwright, tous trois musiciens également.

Biographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Il décide de faire de la musique après avoir écouté le « All Shook Up » d’Elvis Presley et apprend la guitare après avoir vu Bob Dylan au festival de Newport en 1963.

Discographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Albums studio[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Loudon Wainwright III (1970)
  • Album II (1971)
  • Album III (1972)
  • Attempted Mustache (1973)
  • Unrequited (1975)
  • T Shirt (1976)
  • Final Exam (1978)
  • Fame and Wealth (1983)
  • I'm Alright (1985)
  • More Love Songs (1986)
  • Therapy (1989)
  • History (1992)
  • Grown Man (1995)
  • Little Ship (1997)
  • Social Studies (1999)
  • Last Man on Earth (2001)
  • Here Come the Choppers (2005)
  • Strange Weirdos (2007)
  • Recovery (2008)
  • High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project (2009)
  • 10 Songs for the New Depression (2010)
  • Older Than My Old Man Now (2012)
  • Haven't Got the Blues (Yet) (2014)

Live albums[modifier | modifier le code]

  • A Live One (1979)
  • Career Moves (1993)
  • So Damn Happy (2003)

Compilations[modifier | modifier le code]

  • One Man Guy: The Best of Loudon Wainwright III 1982–1986 (1994)
  • BBC Sessions (1998)
  • 40 Odd Years (2011)

Singles[modifier | modifier le code]

  • "Dead Skunk" / "Needless to Say" (1973) (U.S. Pop #16)
  • "Down Drinking at the Bar" / "I Am the Way" (1974)
  • "Five Years Old" / "Rambunctious" (1983, Demon)
  • "Five years old" / "The Grammy song" (1983, Rounder)
  • "Cardboard Boxes" / "Colours" (1985, Demon)
  • "Unhappy Anniversary" / "The Acid Song" (1986, Demon)
  • "Thank You, Girl" (John Hiatt) / "My Girl" (avec John Hiatt) (1987)
  • "Your Mother and I" / "At the End of a Long Lonely Day" (avec John Hiatt) (1987)
  • "T.S.D.H.A.V." / "Nice Guys" (1989, Silvertone)
  • "Jesse Don't Like It" (live) / "T.S.D.H.A.V." (live) (1990, Hannibal)
  • "Silent Night, Holy Night" (Terry Callier) / "The Little Drummer Boy" (John Scofield & Loudon Wainwright) Verve records, 1999
  • "Y2K" (Rykodisc, 1999)
  • "Nanny" (Evangeline, 2005)

Disques promotionels

  • "Bell bottom pants"-mono / "Bell bottom pants"-stereo, 1973, Columbia 45 T
  • "The Swimming song"-stereo / "The Swimming song"-mono", 1973 Columbia 45 T
  • "Bicentennial"-mono / "Bicentennial"-stereo, 1976 Arista 45 T
  • "This year" -one sided disc, 1988 Silvertone 45 T
  • "Y2K" 6 track radio edits of the song "Y2K" Rykodisc
  • "History promo #1" Talking new Bob Dylan, Hitting you, People in love, Virgin, 1992
  • "History promo #2" The Doctor, When I'm at your house, So many songs, Men, Virgin, 1992
  • "History promo #3" People in love, Virgin, 1992
  • "Career moves" promo, Suddenly it's Christmas, Virgin, 1993
  • "Grown man" promo, 1994, IWIWAL (I wish I was a lesbian, Cobwebs, Grown man, Virgin, 1995
  • "Little ship" promo, Mr. Ambivalent, Virgin, 1997
  • "So Damn Happy" promo No. 1, Something for nothing", Sanctuary, 2003
  • "So damn happy" promo No. 2, The Picture, The Shit song (Radio edit) You never phone, Sanctuary records, 2003
  • "Daughter" from Strange weirdos, Concord records, 2007

Contributions[modifier | modifier le code]

  • The New Age of Atlantic – "Motel Blues" (1972)
  • Earl Scruggs Review Anniversary Special, Volume One – "Swimming Song", "Gospel Ship" (1975)
  • Nyon Folk Festival – "The Waitress Song" (1979)
  • Feed the Folk – "Outsidey" (1985)
  • The Slugger's Wife Soundtrack – "Hey, Hey, My My" (avec Rebecca De Mornay) (1985)
  • From Hell to Obscurity – "Colours", "At the End of a Long Lonely Day" (avec John Hiatt), "My Girl" (avec John Hiatt) (1989)
  • Super Hits of the '70s: Have a Nice Day, Vol. 10 – "Dead Skunk" (1990, Rhino)
  • 70s Greatest Rock, Vol. 10: Hitchin' a Ride – "Dead Skunk" (1991, Priority)
  • Dr. Demento Presents..., Vol. 4: The 1970s – "Dead Skunk"
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered – "Virgin 21" (1994, Virgin, UK)
  • Life in the Folk Lane II – "Hard Day on the Planet" (1994, Diablo/Demon)
  • Beat the Retreat: Songs by Richard Thompson – "A Heart Needs a Home" (avec Shawn Colvin) (1995, Capitol)
  • Troubadours of Folk, Vol. 4: The '70s – "Old Friend" (1995, Rhino)
  • Golfs Greatest Hits – "Golfin' Blues" (1996, Teed Off Records, distributed by BMG)
  • The Best of Mountain Stage, Volume 1 – "Bill of Goods" (1996, Blue Plate Music)
  • Mellow Rock Hits of the '70s: Sundown – "Glad to See You've Got Religion" (1997, Rhino)
  • Soft Rock Classics – "Glad to See You've Got Religion" (1998, Rhino)
  • KBCO Studio C, Volume 4 – "Cardboard Boxes" (KBCO)
  • Family Album – "The Picture" (1998, Gadfly)
  • Best of the Cambridge Folk Festival, 1977–1997 – Medley: "The Swimming Song/Pretty Little Martha/Dump the Dog" (1998)
  • Welcome to High Sierra – "Primrose Hill" (1998, High Sierra)
  • Bleecker Street – "Pack Up Your Sorrows" (avec Iris DeMent) (1999, Astor Place)
  • Live at the World Café - Volume 9 (1999) – "Sunday Times"
  • Seka – Sister, Volume 2 – "Pretty Good Day" (2000, Twah!)
  • Si Dolce – "I am the Way", "The Last Day", "Road Ode", "Five Years Old" (2000)
  • 28 Days Soundtrack – "Heaven and Mud", "Drinking Song", "White Winos", "Dreaming" (2000, Uni Records/Varèse Sarabande)
  • Washington Square Memoirs: The Great Urban Folk Boom (1950–1970) – "School Days" (2001, Rhino)
  • Love Songs For New York: Wish You Were Here – "No Sure Way" (2002, Megaforce)
  • 107.1 KGSR Radio Austin – Broadcasts Vol.10 (2002) – "No Sure Way"
  • The Aviator: Music From The Motion Picture – "After You've Gone" (2004) [Columbia/Sony Music Soundtrax]
  • Golden Slumbers: A Father's Love – "Daughter" (2005, Rendezvous Records)
  • Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, and Chanteys – "Turkish Revelry", "Good Ship Venus" (2006, ANTI-)
  • Boardwalk Empire Volume 1: Music From The HBO Original Series
  • Boardwalk Empire Volume 2: Music From The HBO Original Series

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