If allowed only one word to describe Clint Black, profound would cover a lot of bases. The artist has had a profound effect on the music industry, not only through his own recordings, but also through the establishment of his brainchild, Equity Music Group, a record company he co-founded in 2003. He is a profound, not to mention prolific, songwriter. To date, he has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs, a benchmark in any artists career. An astounding one third of the songs eligible for single release achieved hit song status at Country Radio. As a musician, he profoundly astoundshe is an accomplished guitarist, and humbly describes himself as proficient on drums, harmonica, bass guitar and any assortment of percussion instruments.
Clint Blackeven his name evokes a deep sense of history and place in country music. The 1989 debut of his critically acclaimed and fan endorsed Triple Platinum Killin Time marked a subtle shift in the country music industry, and, thanks in part to Black, a return to the more traditional sounds of the genre. CMT lists this album as one of the 100 Greatest Albums in Country Music. That album, from a then unknown Texas-based artist and writer, boasted five #1 hits (unprecedented in any music format), and won Black a collection of awards.
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Added by Insight on June 22, 2007