Opry honors Krauss
Friday, July 5, 2013
– The Grand Ole Opry honored Alison Krauss on her 20th anniversary as an Opry member at the Wednesday Night Opry with performances by Krauss and Union Station, Larry Sparks and Jamey Johnson.
Krauss was inducted as an Opry member on July 3, 1993.
Following performances by Krauss and Union Station and collaborations with Johnson and Sparks, Opry Vice President and General Manager Pete Fisher honored Krauss with a commemorative print and words about her career.
"Alison truly is the artist's artist," Fisher said. "She is looked up to by some of the finest performers in the music industry as truly the best. For those of us who are destined to go to heaven, you give us a sneak peek of what an angel sounds like."
"A fallen angel," Krauss quipped before recognizing the members of Union Station. "We all feel so lucky to get to do this together," she said. "And I feel the luckiest of all to get to play with these guys."
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