is an American musician who has played a variety of styles, including New Wave, rock and roll, blues and country. Though he has achieved little mainstream fame as a performing and recording artist since he debuted as a solo artist in 1974, Hiatt's songs have been covered by Iggy Pop
, Nick Lowe, the Neville Brothers, Emmylou Harris
, Three Dog Night
, Dr. Feelgood, Bonnie Raitt
, Ronnie Milsap, Willie Nelson
and Mandy Moore
. His first album to chart at all was Bring the Family (1987). He continues to gain fame as a respected songwriter and cult performer into the present.