Born some 60 odd years ago in Louisiana, Jesse Winchester did the incredible as an adult. He left the warm climate of the South to venture north. Moving to Montreal in the late 60s to avoid being drafting into going to Vietnam, marrying a Canadian woman and then becoming a Canadian citizen boggles some minds. He stayed here until 2002 when he moved back south to Memphis, Tennessee. All this to say that Mr. Winchester is obviously an artist who walks his own path.
Performing and recording since the early 70s, Winchester has accumulated a wealth of musical experience. He is known not only as a great songwriter, but also a talented guitar and keyboard player. Some of his most popular tunes include