Michael Jason Isbell (; born February 1, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He is known for his solo career, his work with the band The 400 Unit, and as a member of Drive-By Truckers for six years, from 2001 to 2007. Isbell has won four Grammy Awards.
Outside of music, Isbell has appeared in roles in the television series Squidbillies and Billions, as well as the films Deadwood: The Movie and Killers of the Flower Moon.
His most recent album with his band The 400 Unit, Weathervanes, was released in June 2023.
Isbell was born in Green Hill, Alabama, two miles (3 km) from the Alabama/Tennessee state line, the son of interior designer Angela Hill Barnett and house painter Mike Isbell. Isbell's mother was only 17 years old (and his father 19 years old) when he was born and is the subject of a song, "Children of Chi…Read more on Wikipedia