Drivin’ N’ Cryin

Drivin’ N’ Cryin was an alternative band that released their debut album, Smoke, in 1992. It was a reaction to the “punk” movement that had swept the world at the time. Although the band initially remained independent, they later returned to their independent roots and recorded two more albums. While their first album received a lot of attention, Smoke was not one of their most successful releases. The band’s second album, titled The End, was their most popular album.

Drivin’ N’ Cryin

After releasing several albums of rock-based roots-rock, Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ was largely overlooked. However, with their 1991 album, Fly Me Courageous, the group began to focus on hard rock influences. While Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ enjoyed mainstream success with this album, the band faced a string of problems with record labels and struggled with personal issues. However, their latest record, “No More Crying,” has become a cult classic.

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The band was formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1985. Kevin Kinney, the vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter, hooked up with drummer Tim Nielsen, who was already in a popular band called the Nightporters. The trio had recently moved to Atlanta from Milwaukee drive test, where Kevin Kinney had worked at a sewage-treatment plant. Kevin’s song “Don’t You Think We’re Gonna Cry” became the band’s name.