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Alison Krauss

Alison Krauss is a bluegrass virtuoso who effortlessly bridges the gap between roots music and country, rock and pop. A highly sought after collaborator, Krauss has worked with some of the biggest names in popular music, including James Taylor, Phish, Dolly Parton, Yo-Yo Ma and Bonnie Raitt. Since signing with Rounder Records at the age of 14, ... See full bio »
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O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Cold Mountain
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 2016 Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund (TV Movie) (performer: "A Living Prayer")
 2015 Love the Coopers (performer: "The Light of Christmas Day")
 2015 Sicario (performer: "Rich Woman")
 2014 Dance Moms (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Nothing's Fair in Abbyville (2014) ... (performer: "Down to the River to Pray" - uncredited)
- Wingman Down (2014) ... (performer: "Down in the River to Pray" - uncredited)
  The Neighbors (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2013) (writer - 1 episode, 2013)
- It Has Begun... (2013) ... (performer: "When You Say Nothing At All" - uncredited) / (writer: "When You Say Nothing At All" - uncredited)
 2013 60 Minutes (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- His Finest Hour/Matthew Newton/Rock God/Mountain Madness (2013) ... (performer: "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)")
 2011-2012 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #20.25 (2012) ... (performer: "Make the World Go Away")
- Episode #18.118 (2011) ... (performer: "Paper Airplane" - uncredited)
 2012 The Marty Stuart Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Alison Krauss and Union Station (2012) ... (performer: "Paper Airplane", "Lonesome Wind", "Dust Bowl Children" - uncredited)
 2012 The Simpsons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- At Long Last Leave (2012) ... (performer: "The Simpsons Theme" - uncredited)
 2011 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #20.49 (2011) ... (performer: "My Love Follows You Where You Go" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.47 (2011) ... (performer: "My Love Follows You Where You Go" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.132 (2011) ... (performer: "Lay My Burden Down")
 2011 Conan (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Me. Coli (2011) ... (performer: "Paper Airplane")
 2011 Case Histories (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Case Histories, Part 1 (2011) ... (performer: "Your Long Journey")
 2011 Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years (TV Movie) (performer: "Sweet Music Man", "But You Know I Love You")
 2011 CMT: 40 Greatest Love Songs (TV Movie) (performer: "When You Say Nothing At All")
 2009 Get Low (performer: "Lay My Burden Down" (2010))
 2009 Best of CMT Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Forever and For Always")
 2009 In Plain Sight (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Gilted Lily (2009) ... (performer: "Down to the River to Pray" - uncredited)
 2006-2008 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- -30- (2008) ... (performer: "Rich Woman")
- Know Your Place (2006) ... (performer: "Goodbye Is All We Have" - uncredited)
 2008 Qwerty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.22 (2008) ... (performer: "I'll Fly Away")
 2008 Mad Money (performer: "Rich Woman")
 2007 CMT Hot 20 Countdown (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 November 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)")
 2007 41st Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Simple Love")
 2006 The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts (TV Special) (performer: "My Tennessee Mountain Home", "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors")
 2006 Brad Paisley: The Video Collection (Video short) (performer: "Whiskey Lullaby")
 2006 The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Down to the River to Pray")
 2006 Bambi II (performer: "There is Life")
 2005 Sesame Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- American Fruit Stand (2005) ... (performer: "Sesame Jamboree")
 2005 The 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Across the Universe")
 2003-2005 Crossing Jordan (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Murder in the Rue Morgue (2005) ... (performer: "Can't Find My Way Home" - uncredited)
- Cruel & Unusual (2003) ... (performer: "Can't Find My Way Home" - uncredited)
 2004 LAX (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Secret Santa (2004) ... (performer: "New Favorite")
 2004 Paper Clips (Documentary) (performer: "Jubilee")
 2004 The 76th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "You Will Be My Ain True Love", "Scarlet Tide")
 2003 Mona Lisa Smile (performer: "What'll I Do")
 2003 Cold Mountain (performer: "You Will Be My Ain True Love" (2003), "The Scarlet Tide" (2003))
 2003 The Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 4 November 2003 (2003) ... (performer: "9 to 5")
 2003 Where the Red Fern Grows (performer: "Sweet Beulah Land")
 2002 Eight Crazy Nights (performer: "Long Ago")
  Alias (TV Series) (1 episode, 2002) (performer - 1 episode, 2002)
- The Counteragent (2002) ... (performer: "Slumber My Darling" - uncredited)
- The Solution (2002) ... ("I'm Gone")
 2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (performer: "Sitting in the Window of My Room")
 2002 Die Frauenversteher - Männer unter sich (TV Movie) (performer: "It doesn't matter")
 1997-2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Entropy (2002) ... ("That Kind of Love", uncredited)
- When She Was Bad (1997) ... ("It Doesn't Matter")
 2001 Heartbreakers (performer: "Baby, Now That I've Found You")
 2001 Delivering Milo (performer: "Baby Now That I Found You")
 2000 Down from the Mountain (Documentary) (performer: "Wild Bill Jones", "(Didn't Leave) Nobody But the Baby", "Blue and Lonesome", "Down to the River to Pray")
 2000 Ed (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The World of Possibility (2000) ... (performer: "Baby, Now That I've Found You")
 2000 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (performer: "Down to the River to Pray", "Didn't Leave Nobody But the Baby")
 1999 Dolly Parton's Precious Memories (TV Movie) (performer: "In The Garden", "Softly and Tenderly", "When the Roll is Called Up Yonder", "Washed in the Blood", "Power in the Blood", "Coat of Many Colors", "Over in the Glory Land", "Your Grace Provides for Me" (aka "In the Palm of Your Hand"))
 1999 The Other Sister (performer: "When You Say Nothing At All")
 1999 Happy, Texas (performer: "Stay")
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (performer: "This Time The Dream's On Me")
 1997 Annabelle's Wish (TV Movie) (performer: "The World From Way Up Here", "The World From Way Up Here (Reprise)")
 1997 The Castle (performer: "Baby, Now That I've Found You" (1967))
 1996 Edie & Pen (performer: "Dusty Miller")
 1996 Twister (performer: "Moments Like This") / (producer: "Moments Like This")
 1994 F.T.W. (performer: "If I Give My Heart")
 1992 Guncrazy (performer: "IF I GIVE MY HEART")
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CD (w/Robert Plant): "Raising Sand", 2007

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Alison Krauss & Union Station | Alisson Krauss & Union Station


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