Biography All Music Guide
All Music Guide:
Joe Nolan began writing songs in his hometown of Detroit at the age of 16. In 1992, he moved to Nashville to become a singer and songwriter. Within six months of his arrival, he had signed on as a staff writer at the Black and White Music publishing firm. He began opening shows for a variety of performers, and in 2000 self-released his debut album, Plain Jane, which he co-produced with Pat Flynn of New Grass Revival.