Nathan Blake Lynn is an American musician, songwriter and historian from Paducah, KY. Along with being a founding member of the bands Bawn In The Mash and the Wheelhouse Rousters, he has recorded 4 solo albums and is a supporting musician in the Solid Rockit Boosters. An honorable Kentucky Colonel and standing board member or the Kentucky Oral History Commission, Lynn's songs highlight his love for country, blues, jazz, gospel, bluegrass, old time, and rockabilly music.
Nathan has performed at festivals throughout the United States in numerous acts. While he spent many years traveling in a white Freightliner across the country, he has also been fortunate to perform upon numerous excursion boats on the Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, including his favorite, the Delta Queen.
Over the years Nathan has shared bills with many artist including Tim O'Brien, Darrell Scott, Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three, Cowboy Jack Clement, J.D. Wilkes, Eddie Pennington and many others. In 2011, Nathan received an honorable mention in the Telluride Troubadour Competition. The same year, his song "Last Night in Grandma's Bed," was featured as the intro music for the show Bluegrass Underground. In 2013 he donated all proceeds from his self produced album, "New Songs From Old Western Kentucky," to WKMS Radio out of Murray, KY. In 2013 he was featured along with friends J.D. Wilkes and Josh Coffey in the WKMS documentary "Kentucky Dam: Power for the People," which won the 2013 National Sigma Delta Chi Award Winner given by the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2014 he was also featured in the WKMS documentary "Irvin S. Cobb: Back Home" as well as, J.D. Wilkes book, "Barn Dances and Jamborees Across Kentucky." The same year, Nathan and Coffey were part the backing band along Layne Hendrickson, and J.D. Wilkes, for Charlie Stampers, Appalshop release, "Glory To The Meeting House."
Playing Dead (2001)
Welcome To The Atomic City, Bawn In The Mash (2006)
Hurry Up And Wait, Bawn In The Mash (2007)
Confluence, Bawn In The Mash (2008)
Two Catfish And A Bluegill (2008)
Who Said The Worlds Fair? (2009)
Ramble Lynn (2013)
New Songs From Old Western Kentucky (2013)
Steamboatin', The Wheelhouse Rousters (2014)
A Grand Ole' Time Indeed, Bawn In The Mash (2014)