" she says, pulling a goofy "appalled at the idea" face.
"I'm not a big party person and I wouldn't want them walking onstage with a cake..."My interviewee's distinct lack of diva syndrome reportedly impressed Robert Plant when the pair duetted on 2008's 2.5 million-selling album Raising Sand, but other factors – Krauss's impeccable bluegrass pedigree, her impish, apple-shaped cheeks – were doubtless a draw, too.
"I just love the message", she says, pulling at tousled blonde locks various hair-clips are failing to tame. It's, 'I killed this person and I should have', or 'I killed that person and I shouldn't have'.
"It's a fantasy about simple life and basic values and there's not too much psychology or over-thinking things. It's very black and white and I love the picture it paints about home and family." But for her it's just a fantasy?
“Usually it’s just all songs first,” Alison said in a statement. It’s Goodbye And So Long To You – background vocals by Dan Tyminski and Hank Williams Jr. Windy City – background vocals by Suzanne Cox and Jamey Johnson. Written and originally recorded by Willie Nelson in 1964.5.
“It was the first time I’d ever not had songs picked out, and it was just about a person.” That person was veteran Nashville producer Buddy Cannon. That whatever those stories are, they didn’t destroy. River In The Rain – Written by Roger Miller for the 1985 Broadway musical 7.
“That was absolutely the moment,” she says of the moment she stepped in the studio with Buddy to sing “Make The World Go Away” for Jamey Johnson’s 2012 album, “It’s almost like you didn’t know it was sad, because it doesn’t sound weak.” Alison says of the album. Gentle On My Mind – background vocals by Teddy Gentry and Suzanne Cox.
“It doesn’t have a pitiful part to it, where so many sad songs do. Written and recorded by John Hartford for his 1967 album.
Yes, that's six Grammys in 2002, making Dan Tyminski one of the year's most celebrated musicians.Long respected by fans, critics and peers for his dazzling, renaissance man-like talent, the multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer, writer, father and husband by last year had won four Grammy Awards and nearly a dozen IBMA trophies in as many years.But lately, Tyminski has been shot into the publicity stratosphere for a "role" in the Coen Brothers hit film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?"My solo career is merely something I do to use my time constructively when I don't work with the band." Besides awards and media attention, the O Brother phenom has yielded sales-four million copies to date.The soundtrack spent 24 weeks at number one on Billboard's country album chart, and held at number two for the year.In 2001 Tyminski also released his long-awaited first solo record, Carry Me Across the Mountain (Doobie Shea Records), and it was named the Contemporary Bluegrass album of the year from the indie record trade group AFIM.With so many awards for his singular talent, will Dan Tyminski try flying solo? "My main focus is, of course, Alison Krauss and Union Station," he promises.You Don’t Know Me – Written by Cindy Walker & Eddy Arnold. Formerly singer and mandolin player with the heralded bluegrass ensemble Lonesome River Band, Tyminski joined up with Alison Krauss and Union Station in 1994 as guitarist and singer, just as the band was hitting its commercial zenith.Signed to esteemed roots-music imprint Rounder Records when she was 14, this gifted Decatur, Illinois-born fiddler and singer had a residency at the Grand Ole Opry by the time she was 21.When T-Bone Burnett came to produce the soundtrack for celebrated bluegrass-fuelled comedy film O Brother, Where Art Thou? Another O Brother session player, the singer and guitarist Dan Tyminski, continues to co-front Krauss's band Union Station today, and, at gigs, Krauss jokingly introduces him as "the voice of George Clooney".