Loudon Wainwright III

Biography: Married Kate McGarrigle of the McGarrigle Sisters, and produced two children: a son, Rufus Wainwright on 22 July 1973 in Montreal, Canada and a daughter, Martha Wainwright in 1976.

Son of Loundon Wainwright II, longtime editor of Life Magazine, LW III eschewed magazines in favor of folk music, which he began playing professionally in the '60s. Part of the "New Bob Dylan" scene in the late '60s, early '70s (and subject of a humorous ode to Dylan on the singer's 50th birthday). Probably best known for song "Dead Skunk"; Continues to put out new albums and to tour.

Loudon Wainwright III's Scores

Average career score: 74
Highest Metascore: 79 Older Than My Old Man Now
Lowest Metascore: 67 Recovery
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 music reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
77 Haven't Got the Blues (Yet) Sep 9, 2014 Primary Artist tbd
79 Older Than My Old Man Now Apr 17, 2012 Primary Artist 9.0
67 Recovery Aug 19, 2008 Primary Artist 5.4
73 Here Come The Choppers Apr 19, 2005 Primary Artist 6.7