The Prolific Mr. Lauderdale

Jim Lauderdale, who just hosted the Americana Music Awards, is doubling his odds of being a nominee next year as he has two albums that are coming up before the year’s end.

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The first one up is Carolina Moonrise, which marks his fourth collaboration with frequent Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter. The two have crafted a fresh dozen new bluegrass tunes for this CD that is the follow up effort to their 2011 Grammy-nominated Rhyme And Reason. Compass Records has Carolina Moonrise ready for a Sept. 25 release.

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Then on December 11, New West Records will put out Buddy & Jimmy, the long-awaited collaboration between Lauderdale and his longtime friend, and fellow Americana icon, Buddy Miller. For this duets disc, the two have fashioned a Fifties-style country album stocked with covers and originals. The two will also being hosting a SiriusXM radio show on the Outlaw Country channel.

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About Michael Berick

I am a longtime writer, and lover, of music and pop culture. I have written for Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, the LA Weekly, the San Francisco Chronicle, Cleveland Scene and more places (that I wouldn't take up more of your time mentioning now).
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