John Hiatt & the Combo @ Belly Up

Singer/songwriter John Hiatt played a sold-out show at the Belly Up earlier this month.

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Influential songwriter John Hiatt played a sold-out show at the Belly Up on Sept. 5.
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Photographer Dan Chusid got a sneak peek at the digital set list.
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The list of influential musicians who have covered Haitt's music includes Paula Abdul, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Iggy Pop and Three Dog Night.
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"My lyrics are the last thing I get to," Hiatt told Grammy.com. "It's always the music [that comes first]."
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Haitt's been nominated for Grammy awards 11 times.
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A multigenre specialist, Hiatt has recorded New Wave, country and blues songs -- even some with touches of reggae.
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Hiatt is currently promoting his 23rd studio album, "Mystic Pinball."
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The Huffington Post described "Mystic Pinball" as a "hypnotic, energizing and inspirational anthem of rebirth and reassurance."
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When he was just 18 years old, Hiatt moved to Nashville to work as songwriter for the Tree Music Publishing Company.
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He was paid the princely sum of $25 a week.
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Hiatt enjoyed solo success in 1987, when he released his first big hit, "Bring the Family."
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