Marc Cohn (born July 5, 1959 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for his song "Walking in Memphis" (often misattributed to Bruce Springsteen or Michael Bolton) from his eponymous 1991 album Marc Cohn. He has issued two other studio albums to date, The Rainy Season (1993) and Burning the Daze (1998), both on Atlantic Records. A self-released live compilation, Live 04-05, (2005) is being sold at concerts on his current tour.
He won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1992.
On August 7, 2005, Cohn was shot in the head during an attempted carjacking, following a concert with Suzanne Vega in Denver, Colorado. 1. He was hospitalized and released the next day. His remaining concerts on the tour were cancelled. 1