Alison Krauss ‎– A Hundred Miles Or More: The Alison Krauss Radio Special

Rounder Records ‎– ROUN 11661-0555-2P01
CD, Promo, Sampler, Interview


Part One (29:00)
1a Alison talks about the hard choices in deciding what songs to include and what songs to leave off of "A Hundred Miles Or More" and how "Sawing On The Strings" fit "the feel" she was looking for.
1b Sawing On The Strings
1c Alison talks about the success of the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack and working with T Bone Burnett.
1d Down To The River To Pray
1e Alison talks about the kinship between bluegrass and Celtic music and The Chieftains, and what it is about sad songs that she loves so much.
1f Molly Bán
1g Alison talks about the second generation of bluegrass artists who influenced her and meeting one of her all-time favorite songwriters, Charlie Louvin.
1h How's The World Treating You
Part Two (29:00)
2a Alison talks about the true story behind "Jacob's Dream."
2b Jacob's Dream
2c Alison talks about Sarah Siskind, the author of "Simple Love," and every young girl's dream.
2d Simple Love
2e Alison talks about songwriter Julie Lee.
2f Away Down The River
2g Alisong talks about John Waite's voice being the perfect vehicle to convey the story in "Lay Down Beside Me."
2h Lay Down Beside Me
Part Three: Alison Krauss Quotes
3 About recording songs for outside projects. 0:36
4 What is it about a song that makes the final cut? 0:30
5 About the song "Sawing On The Strings". 0:10
6 What was it like working with T Bone Burnett on the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack? 1:08
7 About recording with The Chieftains and the song "Molly Bán" 0:21
8 Alison speaks of her love for songs about redemption. 0:47
9 About second generation bluegrass influences 0:25
10 About the contrasts in great songs and songwriters. 0:36
11 About singers and songwriters that changed Alison's life. 0:49

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Featuring conversations with Alison Krauss and selections from her new album, A Hundred Miles Or More: A Collection.