Kevin Welch

Kevin Welch ( born August 17, 1955 in Long Beach, California ) is an American country singer.

Kevin Welch grew up in Oklahoma. He toured as a teenager with several bands before he moved to Nashville in 1978 to work as a songwriter. Established names such as country singer Ricky Skaggs, Steve Earle or Don Williams material used by him. At the same time he was with his band - The Overtones - in the local Clubzene active. His popularity grew, and in 1988 he received a recording contract with Warner Brothers.

In 1990 the album Kevin Welch was recorded and two years later Western Beat. Both albums were of exceptional quality, were rated by critics, but did not sell particularly well. Warner Brothers released Welch then under the contract.

In 1994 he founded with his long -time colleague Kieran Kane and Tammy Rogers, Michael Henderson, and Harry Stinson label Dead Reckoning Records. The following year Life Down Here On Earth Beneath My Wheels and 1999 was produced. The majority of the songs came from Kevin Welch itself 2002 along with several Danish musicians recorded the album Millionaire.

Kevin Welch's music was too far away from the mainstream to appeal to a mass audience. But his songs were still in demand.


  • Kevin Welch ( 1990)
  • Western Beat ( 1992)
  • Life Down Here On Earth (1995 )
  • Beneath My Wheels ( 1999)
  • Millionaire (2002)