Steve Young was born on July 12, 1942, and deid on March 17, 2016.
He was an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist.
He was known for his song “Seven Bridges Road” (on Rock Salt & Nails & Seven Bridges Road).
Steve was a pioneer of the country rock, Americana, and alternative country sounds, and also a vital force behind the “outlaw movement” that gave support to the careers of Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams, Jr. and more.
He was also played in the 1975 Outlaw Country documentary Heartworn Highways.
Young was the subject of the song “The All Golden” by Van Dyke Parks.
His first album, Rock Salt & Nails, on A&M, was performed on and supported by: Gram Parsons, Gene Clark and other notable legends from the 1969 musical community and era of Southern California.
Steve Young passed away at 73 yrs old.