Sturgill Simpson (Country-Rock artist)
Legal name: John Sturgill Simpson
John Sturgill Simpson (born June 8, 1978) is an American country music and roots rock singer-songwriter. He has released two albums independently, High Top Mountain in 2013 and Metamodern Sounds in Country Music in 2014. The latter album was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Americana Album, was listed 18th on Rolling Stone's "50 Best Albums of 2014," and was also named among NPR's 50 Favorite Albums of 2014. His third studio album, A Sailor's Guide to Earth, was released on April 15, 2016, by Atlantic Records.