Tim Easton (born 1966 in Akron, Ohio) is an American guitarist and singer-songwriter based in Nashville, Tennessee. Easton formed the band Kosher Spears while at college. In the 1996 Easton joined The Haynes Boys. When they split up, Easton embarked on a solo career, with his debut album, Special 20, released in 1998. He subsequently relocated to California, signed a deal with EMI Publishing, and a record deal with New West Records.