Rob McNurlin was born and raised in Westwood, KY and now lives in Nashville, TN. He received a guitar on his 9th Christmas and began studying traditional music learning hundreds of folk, hillbilly-blues, and Gospel tunes. Inspired by Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie and Hank Williams he started writing songs and mixing these originals with the traditional. He has toured the USA, England, and Australia, as a solo artist and with his band the Beatnik Cowboys. Rob’s songs have been used in several films and his recordings have landed in the Top 20 on the Americana Charts and Top 40 on the European Country Charts. He has released 9 cd’s and performed with Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Jorma Kaukonen, Marty Stuart and members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Rob McNurlin’s & Marty Stuart’s music history chat and performance of Bob Dylan’s and Johnny Cash’s song, ‘Wanted Man’
Rob McNurlin & Marty Stuart sing ‘AreYou on the Rock and Role?’