A singer-songwriter who injects his music with wry humor and piercing insight, Loudon Wainwright III has recorded more than 20 albums, including 2009's Grammy-winning High Wide & Handsome, while frequently composing work for other artists. Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Kate and Anna McGarrigle and son Rufus Wainwright have all performed Wainwright's songs. In addition to his album releases, he has appeared on TV and penned topical songs for NPR NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered, The New York Times and ABC's Nightline. He collaborated with Joe Henry on the music for the hit movie Knocked Up.
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