August 20, 1952 in Indianapolis
Indianapolis, IN, United States
The American rock singer, songwriter and musician was born on August 20, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana. His albums have covered a range of musical genres, including country, new wave and blues. His song “Sure As I’m Sittin’ Here” was a Top 40 hit for Three Dog Night in 1974. Hiatt has since released 21 studio albums, a love album and two compilation records. Artists who’ve covered his songs include Bob Dylan, Linda Ronstadt, Eric Clapton, Paula Abdul, Keith Urban and Chaka Khan. His more recent studio album, Terms of My Surrender, was released in July 2014.