Loudon Wainwright III
2010 GRAMMY Winner (Best Traditional Folk Album) for High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project (Two previous GRAMMY nominations: I'm Alright, 1985 and More Love Songs, 1986).
Best Album of 2009: High Wide & Handsome per NPR's Ken Tucker (Fresh Air & Entertainment Weekly magazine).
High Wide & Handsome named among the year's best per Village Voice, No Depression, FolkWax and fRoots.
"Mr. Wainwright has proved to be far and away the most candid diarist among the singer-songwriters who... brought confessional poetry into popular song... Mr. Wainwright wrings more human truth out of his contradiction than any other songwriter of his generation." - New York Times, Stephen Holden
Songs covered by Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, Earl Scruggs, Mose Allison, Big Star, Freakwater, Norma Waterson, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright.
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