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Alan Jackson chooses new producer

Tuesday, May 16, 2006 – Alan Jackson is recording yet another album, but there is a different twist this time. Instead of using long-time producer Keith Stegall, Jackson turned to bluegrass great Alison Krauss to produce.

An album is slated to be released in late September on Arista Nashville.

This is not the first time the pair has teamed up. At one point, Krauss opened shows for Jackson. In 1993, Krauss recorded "The Angels Cried," a duet for Jackson's first holiday collection, the platinum-certified "Honky Tonk Christmas."

In New York City this past November, Jackson and Krauss were at a Grand Ole Opry Carnegie Hall show, where backstage the two had a casual conversation about possibly making a bluegrass record. After everyone returned to Nashville, Krauss suggested a different approach, and they recorded several more songs. As a result, the two will return to the studio to complete the album, due out in late September on Arista Nashville.


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