Patty Griffin is an American singer-songwriter and musician. Known for her stripped-down
songwriting style centered on the folk music genre,
her songs have been covered by a host of musicians including Emmylou Harris, Ellis Paul,
Rory Block, Dave Hause, and the Dixie Chicks.
Patricia Jean Griffin
March 16, 1964 (age
Old Town, Maine, US
Folk rock, Folk, americana, alternative country
Vocals, guitar, piano
Did You Know
• In 2007, Griffin was the recipient of the Americana Music Association's "Artist of the Year"
award and her album, Children Running Through, won for "Best Album".
• In 2011, Griffin's album titled Downtown Church won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album.