Joe Ely is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist whose music touches on honky-tonk, Texas Country, Tex-Mex and rock and roll. He has had a genre-crossing career, performing with Bruce Springsteen, Uncle Tupelo, Los Super Seven, The Chieftains and James McMurtry in addition to his early work with The Clash and more recent acoustic tours with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, and Guy Clark.
- Born: February 9, 1947 (age 72), Amarillo
- Aliases: Ely, Joe
- Genre: Alternative country, Country, Country rock, Outlaw country, Progressive country, Texas country music
- Websites: http://www.ely.com/