Steve Young (US country singer/songwriter "Seven Bridges Road")

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Steve Young (July 12, 1942 – March 17, 2016) was an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist, known for his song "Seven Bridges Road" (on Rock Salt & Nails & Seven Bridges Road). He was a pioneer of the country rock, Americana, and alternative country sounds, and also a vital force behind the "outlaw movement" that gave support to the careers of Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Jr. and more. Young was also featured in the 1975 Outlaw Country documentary Heartworn Highways. He was the subject of the song "The All Golden" by Van Dyke Parks. Young's first album, Rock Salt & Nails, on A&M, was performed on and supported by Gram Parsons, Gene Clark and other musicians from the 1969 musical community in Southern California.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1969 Rock Salt & Nails 1
1976 Renegade Picker 5 1
1978 No Place to Fall 1
1993 Switchblades of Love 1
1999 Primal Young 2
2001 Renegade Picker & No Place to Fall 1
Seven Bridges Road 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1994 Lonesome, On'ry & Mean 1968-1978 1

Album + Live

Year Title RatingReleases
1991 Solo / Live 1

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