John Hiatt born on August 20th, the year 1952, Indianapolis, Indiana is an American rock guitarist, pianist, singer, and songwriter. He has played a various type of musical styles on his albums, including New Wave, blues and also the country. Hiatt has been a nominee for 11 Grammy Awards and has been awarded a variety of other merits in the music industry.
Hiatt has been working as a songwriter for Tree International, a record label in the Nashville when his song "Sure As I'm Sittin' Here" was covered by the Three Dog Night. The song was a Top 40 hit, earning Hiatt a recording contract with the Epic Records. From that time he has introduced 18 studio albums and 2 live albums. His songs have been covered by different artists in multiple types, featuring the Bob Dylan, Willy DeVille, Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Three Dog Night, Joan Baez and several others.
Also the Dutch singer and songwriter Ilse DeLange recorded the album ‘Dear John’ with 9 of his songs. Jhon hiatt was born to Robert and Ruth Hiatt. When Hiatt was 9 years old, his 21 year old brother Michael gave himself a suicide. Only 2 years later, his father died after a long time sickness. To escape from the stress of his initial life, he watched Formula One racing and listened the music Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, and the blues.