Colvin, Shawn (1956–)

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Colvin, Shawn (1956–)

American folk-pop singer. Born Shawna Lee Colvin, Jan 10, 1956, in Vermillion, South Dakota; m. Simon Tassano, 1993 (div. 1995); m. Mario Erwin, 1997; children: Caledonia (b. 1998).

Toured with such artists as Suzanne Vega, Richard Thompson, and Bruce Hornsby; wrote song "Orion in the Sky"; released debut album Steady On (1989), which earned her a Grammy for Best Contemporary Folk Recording; released album A Few Small Repairs (1996), which was nominated for a Grammy for Album of the Year (1997); had Top-10 hit "Sunny Came Home" (A Few Small Repairs) which won Grammy awards for both Song and Record of the Year (1997). Albums include Steady On (1989), Fat City (1992), Cover Girl (1994), Live '88 (1995), A Few Small Repairs (1996), Holiday Songs and Lullabies (1998) and Whole New You (2001).

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