Neo-honky tonker Mark Chesnutt parlayed a solid grounding in classic country into chart-topping stardom during the '90s. Born in Beaumont, Texas, in , Chesnutt grew up listening to his father's extensive country record collection Bob Chesnutt had been a locally popular singer who never hit it big, and thus worked as a used-car salesman. Chesnutt learned both guitar and drums, and made his professional singing debut with his father's band at age 15 on the local club scene.
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Join Songkick to track Mark Chesnutt and get concert alerts when they play near you. Be the first to know when they tour near Fischbach, Germany. Mark Chesnutt is a country singer and songwriter hailing from Beaumont, Texas, United States who was born on the 6th of September, Since his debut in , he has released fourteen studio albums and has become one of the most respected interpreters in country music. Mark started to develop a following of his own and by the time he was 17, his father took him into Music City itself, Nashville Tennessee, to do some professional recording while he was still working on getting his high school diploma. Ever since then, Chesnutt has become known as one of the best interpreters in the business, rarely writing his own songs but the skill he has with a cover is utterly unrivalled. He can even take songs by the legendary likes of Hank Williams Jr. Highly recommended.
Available everywhere today!!! Mark Chesnutt is one of Countrys true musical treasures. Critics have hailed him as a classic Country singer of the first order and some of Country musics most elite entertainers from George Jones to George Strait echo this sentiment. Country music critics and fans alike need look no further when it comes to Country music basics. In a world that sometimes confuses style with substance, Mark Chesnutt possesses both. Remaining true to himself as a traditional country artist while still keeping up with the ever-changing country landscape, Mark has a knack for picking great songs; delivering them with his world-class vocals; and with real heart-felt emotion. Mark has set the bar for his generation not just for his being a consistent hit maker, but because of his love of genuine country music. Chesnutt got his start in the honky-tonks of Beaumont, Texas, learning from his father, Bob Chesnutt, a singer, record collector, and major fan of classic country music. Playing along side his dad, one set at a time, Mark embraced his fathers influence and began making a name for himself. Mark sang covers by Lefty, Merle, George, and Waylon to develop his unmatched crowd-pleasing rapport and his authentic country style.
Mark Nelson Chesnutt born September 6, is an American country music singer and songwriter. Between and , he had his greatest chart success recording for Universal Music Group Nashville 's MCA and Decca branches, with a total of eight albums between those two labels. After a self-titled album in on Columbia Records , Chesnutt has continued to record predominantly on independent labels. Chesnutt is known for his neotraditionalist country and honky-tonk influences, with frequent stylistic comparisons to George Jones. He has recorded several cover songs as both singles and album cuts, including covers of Hank Williams Jr. Mark Wright produced all but one of his albums released in the s, while his work since has been produced by Jimmy Ritchey. For the next ten years, he began to record on small regional labels while he was the house band for local Beaumont nightclub Cutters.