Sheryl Crow –
Sheryl Crow was born on February 11, 1962, in Kennett, Missouri. She’s won several Grammys for her solo work, including her self-titled record Sheryl Crow.
She’s two older sisters, Kathy and Karen, and one younger brother, Steve. Crow started playing piano at age 6. During school, she spent her weekends performing using a local group, Cashmere.
After faculty, Crow was employed as a music teacher in a elementary school in St. Louis before moving to Los Angeles in 1986. She started recording jingles for advertising customers, including McDonald’s, and worked as a back-up singer. In 1987-’88 she sang on Michael Jackson’s “Bad” world tour. She later sang backup for Sting, Rod Stewart and Don Henley.
In 1991, Crow recorded an album for A&M Records which she shelved because it seemed too “slick.” She started playing together with the group The Tuesday Music Club, comprised of Bill Bottrell, David Baerwald, David Ricketts and Sheryl’s then-boyfriend Kevin Gilbert. In 1993, the group released the multi-platinum album Tuesday Night Music Club which contained the smash hit, “All I Wanna Do.”