After some digging in, we have discovered a few female country singers who smoke cigarettes (and some who did more than just cigarette breaks). While these names might surprise you, they are not entirely unrooted from the reality of celebrities ...

Alison Krauss and Robert Plant’s second record collaboration ‘Raise the Roof’ swept headlines after the duo announced it last week, Thursday. The highly-anticipated album is a follow-up of their 2007 platinum and sixfold Grammy award winning LP ‘Raising Sand’. Alongside Krauss ...

With a collection of 27 Grammy awards, Alison Krauss has definitely cemented her name in the music industry as the fourth most awarded individual in the prestigious award-giving body’s history and the most awarded female artist until Beyonce won her ...

In 2000, Alison Krauss’ “I’ll Fly Away” featuring singer-songwriter Gillian Welch was included in the soundtrack album of O Brother, Where Art Thou? – a crime comedy-drama film that stars George Clooney, John Turturro, among others. Although it wasn’t the ...

With the combination of her silky vocals and admirable skills as a fiddler, Alison Krauss songs have helped the genre of bluegrass reach a new audience. The central Illinois native – who is known for giving bluegrass a tinge of ...

Alison Krauss’ Down To The River To Pray is a rendition of a traditional American song more commonly described as a Christian folk hymn. It was a very soothing cover featured in the award-winning soundtrack album of the film O Brother, ...

For those who have heard “Whiskey Lullaby,” you know it’s a truly heartbreaking and tragic song about betrayal, regret, and self-blame.  And the moment Brad Paisley heard the song; he knew he had to rec ord it. He enlisted another ...

Guess everyone would agree that “When You Say Nothing at All” is one of the most timeless country songs out there. It is one of the most well-loved songs to come out of 1988. And in 1995, an amazing thing ...

In 2015, Willie Nelson was honored at the Gershwin Prize Awards Ceremony, and two of his friends took the stage to pay homage to him with one of his most beloved songs, “Seven Spanish Angels.” Holding back the tears, the ...

One of Alison Krauss’s songs that stands out the most is her rendition of “Down to the River to Pray.” Krauss sang the traditional hymn for the film O Brother, Where Art Thou soundtrack in 2000, and it became an ...

In 2006, living legend Vince Gill was joined on stage by fellow country artists Alison Krauss for a heart-wrenching performance of “Tryin’ to Get Over You” in front of an invitation-only audience at CMT Cross Country. Joined by their bands, ...

The eerie music and lyrics to “Ghost in This House” will definitely break your heart and, at the same time, send shivers down your spine. This is especially true when you’re listening to Alison Krauss’s voice that pierces through you ...

Many seasoned stars have indeed left behind their marks through music. The new ones, however, try to carve their own paths, or if given a chance, revive the pieces of the legacy their predecessors left behind. But for some artists, ...

Alison Krauss: Angelic Voice, But Certified Country Alison Krauss is an American bluegrass, country singer and musician who was born in Decatur, Illinois. Her parents were both Germans. She is a singer-musician who did not only start early in her ...

Have you found the person who changed your life? A lot of people fall in love with physical appearance while others do not. Sometimes physical appearance is not the basis of love but the personality of the person. Physical appearance ...

Country artists are known to be patriotic. They always have a song or two about our veterans and those people who sacrificed their lives for our country. In this performance of Alison Krauss, she remembers all of our fallen heroes ...

A lot of country hit songs are still performed today. One of those is the song “When You Say Nothing at All.” This country song was performed by some country artists like Keith Whitley, Alison Krauss, and Ronan Keating. This ...

“Remind Me, Dear Lord” that you have a better plan for me. Help me to understand your will more than all the worries I have in mind. Dear Lord, have mercy on me for the wrong things I have done ...

When you are asked to have only one item in life, what would it be? Well, for Alison Krauss and the Cox Family, they want Jesus in their life. via Screengrab from YouTube So do I, if I were to ...

The amazing George Clooney and the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? both entertains us with its wit and amazing soundtrack. It also puts a spotlight on a lot of amazing songs, including “I’ll Fly Away,” a traditional gospel hymn covered ...

If you have watched the classic movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? then you must have loved their official soundtrack. In fact, their OST is probably one of the best collection of music in a movie. One song stands out ...

“Whiskey Lullaby” had shocked the country scene with the release of its official music video. The song features two country icons, Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss. They sing about adultery and its consequences to the people involved. via Screengrab from ...

“Man of Constant Sorrow” has an interesting history as to who wrote it. However, many believed that it was written by a blind man known as Dick Burnett because he was the first to record it. Burnett’s version is used ...

Keith Whitley had never scored a number one song on the chart when he began his career. But, in 1988, he finally earned his first song at number one. “When You Say Nothing at All” was a song penned by ...

Alison Krauss surely knows how to give an inspiring gospel song that will move us. “A Living Prayer” is one of Krauss’ best-known Bluegrass gospel songs. It was penned by Ron Block in 2004. Photo Credit: Alison Krauss (middle) and ...

There are many gospel songs known already, such as “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art,” “The Old Rugged Cross,” and more. All of these songs are commonly recorded by many artists from different genres, but do you know what the ...

Since the 61st Annual Grammy Awards is fast approaching, we remember one event that happened ten years ago. It was a night that most people wouldn’t forget as Alison Krauss and Robert Plant made history by bringing home all the ...

Two of the most notable women in country music – Dolly Parton and Alison Krauss – joined together for an ecstatic and outstanding collaboration. America’s Sweetheart Dolly Parton is popular for her appealing and meaningful country hits while Alison Krauss ...

Robert Plant and Jimmy Page Robert Plant collaborated with Jimmy Page in 1998 to release their album Walking into Clarksdale. This heavy metal rock album reached number three on the UK charts. In addition, the album placed at number eight ...

Every love is felt in Kenny Rogers’ song “Buy Me A Rose.” This love song will surely make you think of what true love really means. Let us take a look at Kenny Rogers’ last number one song on the ...

Indeed, no one is higher than Jesus. He is our creator and he is the highest of them all. Jesus gave us what we need and want. All the things that we possess, it’s all because of the Highest Almighty. ...

Everyone says that once they meet their soulmate, they will be complete. Just like the masterpiece of Alison Krauss, “Baby, Now that I’ve Found You,” but is there such a thing as “Soulmate.” Anyhow, humans always search for their better ...

Clockwise: Chuck Wagon Gang, Jim Reeves, The Gatlin Brothers, The Oak Ridge Boys, George Jones | Photo credits: amazon.com; amazon.co.uk; shazam.com; illflyawayfoundation.org; dignitymemorial.com When Albert E. Brumley wrote the song “I’ll Fly Away,” it never crossed his mind that such ...

Photo Credit: http://kebekmac.blogspot.com For us to have inner peace, prayer is the simplest way. We communicate with God through our prayers. In our darkest hours, God is our light. He will guide and lead us to a brighter tomorrow for ...

Alison Krauss & Union Station Band | Photo credit: amazon.com On August 14, 2001, the bluegrass music group consisting of Alison Krauss and Union Station Band released their ninth studio album New Favorite. Today, the multi-awarded group celebrates the 17th year since the record’s release. As ...

  “Child with Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park” by Diane Arbus / ABC The picture you see above is the inspiration of the evocative song, “Teach your Children.” Graham Nash, who is also a photographer and collector of photographs, ...

https://www.last.fm/music/Billy+Dean Most of Billy Dean’s songs can truly affect you in so many ways. The words and lyrics can pierce your hearts with its deep and true meaning. Meanwhile, the tune and melodies can melt your heart as it flows ...

Alison Krauss/Photo credit: kebekmac.blogspot.com For those of you, dear readers, who know Alison Krauss by heart, I’m sure you are aware that today is her birthday. Yes, it is! And our favorite bluegrass/country music singer still looks gorgeous at 47. Also, ...

Released on March 29, 2004, “Whiskey Lullaby” is country music hit first recorded by a duet of two country music stars Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss. It was the third single from Paisley’s third studio album, Mud on the Tires. ...

Jerry Douglas and Alison Krauss (image from Youtube) A performance at its best Alison Krauss’ effortlessly angelic voice and a masterful dobro instrumentation from Jerry Douglas combine for a memorable song from James Taylor, you’ll witness a performance at its ...

https://www.allmusic.com/artist/sidney-cox-mn0001183971 At times of being down and lonely, God is our strength. God is with us no matter what. He is there to guide us with our decisions and judgments. If our decisions badly affect us and it is far ...

http://www.rounder.com/tag/alison-krauss/ The angelic voice of Alison Krauss can touch our hearts and souls. Also, the smooth voices of The Cox Family can bring us closer to God. A good realization of this is through the Christian Gospel “In The Palm ...

https://www.wegow.com/en/artists/alison-krauss/ Besides the angelic voice of Alison Krauss, the words and lyrics of “I’d Rather Have Jesus” can truly pierce our hearts and souls. Thus, the voice and the message encourage us the limitlessness of Jesus to make us better ...

Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson (image from Youtube) When country legends join together for a song, we witness perfection and unbelievable blending of voices. That’s what exactly happened when Alison Krauss and Union joined Willie Nelson for a gospel set. ...

www.youtube.com “I Just Come Here for the Music” was written by Doug Gill, John Ramey, and Bobby Taylor for Don Williams’ album, And So It Goes. This was his second to the last album which he released in 2012. Sugar ...

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/335588609713110194/ Indeed, “The Angels Cried,” perhaps one of the best gospel hymns of the one and only Alan Jackson. One more good reason, he sang the hymn with Alison Krauss. Moreover, the words and lyrics pronounce the existence of “Angels.” ...

Alison Krauss | Photo credit: amazon.com With her soulful and angelic vocals, it’s not surprising that the bluegrass/country music singer Alison Krauss is able to turn any song into a hit. In her recent album, Windy City, she delivered a stunning ...

Despite the still fresh and heating news about the just concluded 2018 Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards, I just want to divert your attention to another awards show — the GRAMMYS! Maybe, many of you would ask the difference ...

Larry Stewart/Youtube The former lead vocalist of Restless Hart band proves that whether he’s with a group or performing solo, his singing prowess is equally great. Shortly after leaving the band to pursue a solo career in the early ‘90s, ...

After a very successful tribute concert last March 13, 2018, another tribute concert will transpire. The tribute concert entitled “The Daryle Singletary: Keepin’ It Country Tribute Show” is to celebrate the life and music of Singletary. It will be led ...

8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4 : 8 NIV GOOD MORNING Y’ALL! THE FIRST ...

A MIGHTY FINE DAY TO Y’ALL! THE FIRST SIP… “There have always been them Catfish Johns…” Hmmn… There are always them Catfish Johns among us. There have always been them Catfish Johns… You know, them folks who get judged and ...

  The Song In Brief Songwriters Paul Overstreet and Don Schiltz were about to pen their next song. After giving it several trials, strumming their guitar, the two remained fruitless. But their day didn’t actually end without any output as they were able to ...

Who wouldn’t feel stunned upon hearing Alison Krauss’s vocals? The bluegrass-country artist truly deserves each Grammy and other awards she received for her exceptional singing talent. In fact, Krauss earned the most number of Grammy Awards among her fellow female artists that were recorded ...

The Song In Brief “There is a Reason” is a spiritual song written by Ronald Block. Alison Krauss recorded it for the album So Long So Wrong that was released in 1997. The bluegrass singer also had a version of ...

“Heaven’s Bright Shore” is a bluegrass gospel song recorded by Alison Krauss and the Union Station band in 1989 for the album Two Highways. Krauss also had a version of the song with the late bluegrass artist Ralph Stanley. On ...

On Uncertainties The famous Renaissance man Benjamin Franklin said there are only two things certain in life: “death” and “taxes.” Given its specific applicability, this old adage became frequently used in many books about taxation. However, many enthusiasts turned to ...

Kacey Musgraves will surely be your new cup of tea. She is a breath of fresh air. In this modern day, modern lifestyle especially modern music is prevalent in the society. But for us Country Music enthusiasts, we still are ...

The beautiful Alison Krauss with the angelic bluegrass-country voice recently shared a video of her covering country legend Willie Nelson’s I Never Cared For You. Reigning in her lighthearted yet soul-piercing singing voice and song interpretation, Krauss takes the listeners ...

An all-star concert tribute to Charlie Daniels brings together some of the country’s biggest names. The event, which will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, is titled Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie. It will be held ...