Tim Scott McConnell
|Birth name||Tim Scott McConnell|
|Also known as||Ledfoot, Tim Scott|
|Born||March 25, 1958|
|Origin||Florida, United States|
|Genres||Rock, folk, blues|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, guitarist|
|Labels||Sire, Geffen, Elektra, Warner, Vox|
Tim Scott McConnell also known as Tim Scott (born March 23, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter and 12-string guitarist who performs since 2007 under the artist name Ledfoot. The artist's repertoire consists solely of self-written songs.
Two of his songs gained international popularity through other artists:
McConnell started touring at the age of 15. He got his first recording contract with Sire Records in 1982. He then recorded for Geffen on his next record in 1985, called "High Lonesome Sound". McConnell headed the LA-based band The Havalinas. The band recorded one album The Havalinas and a live album called Go North. After the break-up of The Havalinas, McConnell did a series of solo albums and toured with a band. In 2007, he released his first Ledfoot album and started touring in Europe. Since 2010 Ledfoot has had a close musical relationship with Ronni Le Tekrø that culminated in the 2020 duo album A Death Divine.
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