Songwriter Session: Jim Lauderdale

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September 24, 2016 - Jim Lauderdale’s songwriting credits include the country hits “Gonna Get a Life” (Mark Chesnutt); “Hole in My Head” (Dixie Chicks); “Twang” and “We Really Shouldn’t Be Doing This” (George Strait); and “You Don’t Seem to Miss Me” (Patty Loveless). Solomon Burke, Elvis Costello, Vince Gill, George Jones, Buddy Miller, Blake Shelton, Ralph Stanley, and Lee Ann Womack also have recorded his songs. Lauderdale has released over twenty studio albums since the mid-1980s, and has won two Grammys and the Americana Music Association’s Artist of the Year and Song of the Year honors. He received the AMA’s special lifetime achievement honor, the Wagonmaster Award in 2016.

Presented in partnership with the Americana Music Association.

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