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Cory Branan (born December 15, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter from Mississippi.


Cory Branan Age

Cory Brana is 46 years old

Cory Brana  Early life

Branan was born in Memphis, Tennessee, to parents Dallas Lee Branan, a jet mechanic at FedEx, and Peggy Branan (née Rhodes). He grew up in Southaven, Mississippi, in the northwest corner of Mississippi, the third largest city in Mississippi and a suburb of Memphis. His family comes from Arkabutla, Mississippi. He grew up with musical influences from church, gospel music his dad listened to, and his family: his father played the drums, his grandfather played guitar and his great-grandfather played the violin.

Branan learned how to play the guitar young, and by his teens, Branan was playing guitar in diverse genres from hard rock, black metal (Black Like Me), to heavy metal in local bands, eventually fronting a Black Sabbath cover band as well as playing country music. He credits a creative writing teacher in high school, Evelyn Simms, for suggesting books outside the usual high school curriculum and encouraging his writing.

Branan attended Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi, community college, as well as University of Memphis.

Cory Branan Career

After high school Branan moved to Memphis, where, among other jobs, he worked as a bartender at the Peabody Hotel. In his early 20s he began to explore the music of singer-songwriter John Prine, which led to Branan writing his own songs, which he began performing at open mic nights at Memphis’ Daily Planet.

Cory Branan Wife and son

Branan lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with his wife and son. Branan and his wife were married at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Branan also has a daughter from a previous relationship who lives in Tulsa.