Jesse Winchester

Jesse Winchester
1944 - 2014

Jesse Winchester  American Country Musician


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First Name Jesse
Last Name Winchester
Full Name at Birth James Ridout Winchester
Age 69 (age at death) years
Birthday 17th May, 1944
Birthplace Bossier City, Louisiana, U.S.
Died 11th April, 2014
Place of Death Charlottesville, Virginia
Cause of Death Cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Musician, Songwriter
Occupation Country Musician
Claim to Fame Works with many notable artists.
Music Genre (Text) Country, country rock, folk
Year(s) Active c.1961–present, Circa 1961 – 2014 (his death)
Instrument (text) Vocals, guitar, keyboards
Record Label Appleseed, Bearsville, Stony Plain, Ampex, Victor, Sugar Hill, Great Big Island, Wounded Bird, Blue Plate
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James Ridout "Jesse" Winchester (May 17, 1944 – April 11, 2014) was an American musician and songwriter who was born and raised in the southern United States. Opposed to the Vietnam War, he moved to Canada in 1967, where he began his career as a solo artist. His highest charting recordings were of his own tunes, "Yankee Lady" in 1970 and "Say What" in 1981. He became a Canadian citizen in 1973, gained amnesty in the U.S. in 1977 and resettled there in 2002.

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