, She appeared on Austin City Limits in 1992 and opened the show in 1995 with Union Station. So Long So Wrong, another Union Station album, was released in 1997 and won the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album. Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. Though Krauss has a close involvement with her group and a long career in music, she rarely performs music she has written herself. Krauss' second Union Station album Every Time You Say Goodbye was released in 1992, and she went on to win her second Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album of the year. Every current member of her band, Union Station, first met her at these festivals.. Feeling like a rather unglamorous choice, Krauss said, "When I first heard, I was like, 'What were they thinking?' The group chooses directors by seeking out people who have previously directed videos that band members have enjoyed. Many of the first videos she saw were by bluegrass artists.
" Included on the album is the track "It Doesn't Matter", which was featured in the second-season premiere episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and was included on the Buffy soundtrack in 1999. Excellent fiddler with a high, fragile voice whose platinum recordings with Union Station brought bluegrass to a new audience. Late in the year, Krauss recorded with the band Shenandoah on its single "Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart", which brought her to the country music Top Ten for the first time and it won the Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals.
Krauss and Plant recorded a Crossroads special in October 2007 for the Country Music Television network, which first aired on February 12, 2008.
, Krauss was married to musician Pat Bergeson from 1997 to 2001. , Alison Maria Krauss was born in Decatur, Illinois, to Fred and Louise Krauss. She contributed "Jubilee" to the 2004 documentary Paper Clips. Her older brother, Viktor, is also a musician.  and Blender magazine has said the "flavorless repertoire [Krauss] sings... steers her toward Lite FM".
", Entertainment Weekly: "WINDY CITY does more than just remind listeners of her prowess, it enforces her legacy as one of American music's standout talents."  Her work has been compared to that of The Cox Family, Bill Monroe, and Del McCoury, and has in turn been credited with influencing various "Newgrass" artists including Nickel Creek, for which she acted as record producer on two of their albums.
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In 1987, at the age of 15, she played fiddle on the album The Western Illinois Rag by Americana musician Chris Vallillo. Bluegrass Star Alison Krauss's New Favorite: Hers and Ours", "Alison Krauss - A Hundred Miles Or More: A Collection", "A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection - Alison Krauss | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards", "On TV : Special : Alison Krauss: A Hundred Miles or More : Great American Country", "Sting, Alison Krauss, Elvis Costello and T Bone Burnett to Perform at The 76th Academy Awards", Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, "Moody Bluegrass: Rocking Through the Hills", "Alison Krauss Joins Billy Childs on Laura Nyro's 'And When I Die' (Exclusive) - Speakeasy - WSJ", Krauss cultivates bluegrass into crossover success, "Alison Krauss 'comes out' on heavy metal", "Krauss still hanging on to eclectic style", "Alison Krauss interview for the release of Essential Alison Krauss", "Alison Krauss & Union Station Live Review", "Alison Krauss & Union Station Lonely Runs Both Ways Review", "Alison Krauss & Union Station – Lonely Runs Both Ways (CD, 2004)", "Alison Krauss and Union Station, Lonely Runs Both Ways (Rounder Records)", "Alison Krauss and Union Station – Review", "Sad songs, migraines don't get Alison Krauss down", "Alison Krauss & Union Station: New Favorite".
She also performed a tribute to The Everly Brothers at which she sang "All I Have to Do is Dream" with Emmylou Harris and "When Will I Be Loved" with Vince Gill.  Douglas had provided studio back-up to Krauss' records since 1987's Too Late to Cry. In all of these videos Krauss walks, sometimes interacting with other people, while the rest of the band follows her. Ron Block described Lonely Runs Both Ways as "pretty much... what we've always done" in terms of song selection and the style, in which those songs were recorded. In 2007, Krauss and Robert Plant released the collaborative album titled Raising Sand. ", To place an order or for customer service, call toll-free.  She was also called "Virtuoso" by Vanity Fair Magazine. Krauss' debut solo album was quickly followed by her first group album with Union Station in 1989, Two Highways. , In 2007, Krauss released A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection, an album of new songs, soundtrack tunes, and duets with artists such as John Waite, James Taylor, Brad Paisley, and Natalie MacMaster.  She performed in Northwest, Washington, D.C. on January 10, 2015, as a part of "The Life and Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All Star Concert Celebration" which is a tribute to Emmylou Harris. Krauss made her recording debut in 1985 on the independent album, Different Strokes, featuring her brother Viktor Krauss, Swamp Weiss and Jim Hoiles. Krauss performed on Moody Bluegrass: A Nashville Tribute to The Moody Blues. Alison Krauss. , Krauss has won twenty-seven Grammy Awards over the course of her career as a solo artist, as a group with Union Station, as a duet with Robert Plant, and as a record producer. For her band, see, American bluegrass-country singer-songwriter and musician, Yo-Yo Ma & Friends, Songs of Joy & Peace album, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals, Moody Bluegrass: A Nashville Tribute to The Moody Blues, List of awards and nominations received by Alison Krauss, International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, "Plant, Krauss rise with 'Raising Sand' at Grammys", "President Donald J. Trump to Award the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal", "Songwriter/Composer: Krauss, Alison Maria", "Alison Krauss + Union Station Flight Plan: Paper Airplane Lands AKUS Back On The Bus « Bluegrass Unlimited Bluegrass Unlimited", "Alison Krauss Keeps Her Pace After Quick Start", "1984 Walnut Valley Championship Archives – All Winners", "Vanity Fair names Alison 'Virtuoso' | AKUS", "Alison Krauss + Union Station Flight Plan: Paper Airplane Lands AKUS Back On The Bus", "September 2001: Review in "Your Gazette", Melbourne Australia by George Peden: 'These Ladies Are New Favourites.
Everyone loves a good road song, and Alison Krauss has recorded a number of songs about life on the road, but "Endless Highway" is one of the best. Also in 2002 she played a singing voice for one of the characters in Eight Crazy Nights. She has made suggestions on the style or theme to some videos, though she tends to leave such decisions to the director of the particular video.  The Recording Academy (which presents the Grammy Awards) presented her with a special musical achievement honor in 2005.
, She has said her musical influences include J. D. Crowe, Ricky Skaggs, and Tony Rice.  Many of her songs are described as sad, and are often about love, especially lost love.  In addition to her work with Nickel Creek, she has acted as producer to the Cox Family, Reba McEntire and Alan Jackson. Lonely Runs Both Ways was released in 2004, and eventually became another Alison Krauss & Union Station gold certified album.
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 Pennell remains one of her favorite songwriters and wrote some of her early work including the popular "Every Time You Say Goodbye".  A cover of Keith Whitley's "When You Say Nothing at All" reached number three on the Billboard country chart; the album peaked in the top fifteen on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, and sold two million copies to become Krauss' first double-platinum album. After recording her first she was convinced it was so bad that she would never do another. In 1997, she recorded vocals and violin for "Half a Mind", on Tommy Shaw's 7 Deadly Zens album.
She performed both songs at the 76th Academy Awards, the first with Costello and Burnett, and the other with Sting. We have 10 albums and 204 song lyrics in our database. Her soundtrack performances have led to further popularity, including the O Brother, Where Art Thou?  Krauss received two nominations at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Country Solo Performance and Best American Roots Performance. At 13, she won the Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Championship, and the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass in America named her the "Most Promising Fiddler in the Midwest".
, Krauss has said she used to dislike working in the studio, where she had to perform the same song repeatedly, but has come to like studio work roughly the same as live stage performances.
Mike Shipley, the recording and mixing engineer for the album, said that it took a lot of time to do the album because of Krauss' non-stop migraines.