1986 Charlie Sexton – Beat’s So Lonely

1986 Charlie Sexton – Beat’s So Lonely 

Charlie Sexton grew up in Texas, passing through both San Antonio and Austin in the seventies. He learned to play guitar and played for the Joe Ely band in 1982.

In 1985, at the age of only 16, Charlie recorded his first solo album, Pictures for Pleasure. The lead single from the album, Beat’s So Lonely, climbed up to #17 on the Hot 100 in early 1986.

Charlie continued in the music business, first as a session player for artists like Don Henley, Keith Richards, and Ronnie Wood. He later played in concerts with David Bowie and Bob Dylan.

Several movie soundtracks contain songs by Charlie, and he even appeared in the film, Thelma And Louise.

Before COVID arrived In 2021, he joined Elvis Costello & the Imposters on their Hello Again 2021 US tour.


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