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  • Americana Music Honors & Awards to Air on AXS TV, Featuring Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Dr. John

    The 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony, at which Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell took home the Duo of the Year and Album of the Year awards for their album Old Yellow Moon last September, will be broadcast in full on AXS TV this Sunday, March 9, at 8 PM ET. Dr. John was also presented the Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, and Ry Cooder presented an award. Watch a preview here.

  • Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell's "Old Yellow Moon" Wins Grammy Award for Best Americana Album

    Congratulations to Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, winners of the Grammy Award for Best Americana Album of the Year for their duets album Old Yellow Moon. Crowell accepted the award on behalf of the artists in yesterday's pre-telecast ceremony at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Watch his backstage thank-you message here. The duo resumes their US tour in South Carolina on Friday. Congratulations also to David Frost, who received the Grammy Award for Classical Producer of the Year for work including composer/pianist Timo Andres's album Home Stretch.

About Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell, who makes his Nonesuch Records album debut with the release of Old Yellow Moon, a duets record with Emmylou Harris, on February 26, 2013, has released 20 albums in four decades and has also worked widely as a songwriter and a producer. He is a multi-Grammy Award winner whose songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Norah Jones, Etta James and Grateful Dead among others. His 1988 breakthrough Diamonds and Dirt, generated five #1 singles and a Grammy Award for the song “After All This Time.” His critically acclaimed works The Houston Kid, Fate’s Right Hand, The Outsider, and Sex and Gasoline were followed by the 2010 release of his memoir, Chinaberry Sidewalks. In 2012, Crowell released KIN: Songs by Mary Karr and Rodney Crowell. The album made its debut at #1 on the Americana and Country Rock album chart and spent 3 weeks at #1 on the Americana album chart. His honors also include an ASCAP Lifetime Achievement Award and membership of the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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  • Old Yellow Moon

    Old Yellow Moon

    Old Yellow Moon is the first official collaboration from Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell since Crowell joined Harris’ Hot Band in 1975. The 12-track duets album features songs written by Crowell as well as interpretations of songs by Hank DeVito, Roger Miller, Allen Reynolds, and others. Among the world-renowned musicians on the album are Stuart Duncan, Vince Gill, Bill Payne, and members of the original Hot Band. "It hearkens back to classic recordings like Harris' Elite Hotel and Crowell's Diamonds and Dirt," says NPR Music, "and brings the best out of the two veterans." Grammy Award Winner for Best Americana Album.

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