Patterson Hood

Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, telling a distinctly American story via craft, character and concept, all backed by sonic ambition and social conscience. Having reached their 20th anniversary this year, singer/songwriter/guitarists Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood have long held a progressive fire in their belly but with 2016’s AMERICAN BAND, they have made the most explicitly political album in their extraordinary canon.

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Bio

Patterson Hood (born Mar 24, 1964) is best known as the leader of the Drive-By Truckers. He is the son of acclaimed Muscle Shoals bassist David Hood. In 2004, he released an album entitled Killers and Stars. His second solo album, Murdering Oscar (and Other Love Songs) was released in June 2009. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.

Talks

Patterson Hood’s New Favorite ‘Dark Night of the Soul’ Record is Preoccupations

By Patterson Hood | September 15, 2016

Patterson Hood’s New Favorite ‘Dark Night of the Soul’ Record is Preoccupations

The Drive-By Truckers co-founder reflects on the band’s new name and enduring sound.

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks a Playlist of Songs from His Favorite Albums of 2015

By Patterson Hood | January 20, 2016

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks a Playlist of Songs from His Favorite Albums of 2015

Hood's playlist will make you laugh, cry and... cry some more.

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly

By Patterson Hood | December 28, 2015

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly

On his previous album, Kendrick Lamar was a filmmaker. On his new one, he’s a writer — and maybe one of the best of his generation.

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly

By Patterson Hood | July 6, 2015

Patterson Hood (Drive-By Truckers) Talks Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly

On his previous album, Kendrick Lamar was a filmmaker. On his new one, he’s a writer — and maybe one of the best of his generation.