American country singer/songwriter, born April 11, in Statesville, North Carolina.
JIm Lauderdale is a Nashville showman in the grand tradition. He's also one of the city's finest songwriters, as the Dixie Chicks, Patty Loveless, Mark Chestnut, Vince Gill and George Strait will be glad to attest. Beyond Music Row, Lauderdale is well known in bluegrass and jamband circles. He recorded two albums with the legendary Ralph Stanley, one with Donna the Buffalo and he collaborated with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter on <i>Headed for the Hills</i>, his 2004 release on Dualtone Records.
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James Russell "Jim" Lauderdale (born April 11, 1957) is an American singer, songwriter and musician who performs bluegrass, country music, and Americana. He has recorded since 1986 and has released twenty-one studio albums. Artists who have recorded his material include George Strait, Elvis Costello, Blake Shelton, the Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill and Patty Loveless.