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Born: April 11, 1957 Statesville, North Carolina, USA.
Jim Lauderdale biography (bio):
Jim Lauderdale is a country/bluegrass singer/performer and songwriter. Of Appalachian roots, his career had taken him all over the United States and abroad.
Jim Lauderdale was born in Statesville, North Carolina on April 11, 1957. His father was a minister and his mother was a music teacher. He played drums in high school, and after he graduated, he decided to become a solo performer in New York. He began singing backing vocals for various artists including Carlene Carter and Dwight Yoakam before scoring it big in Nashville after writing hits for the Dixie Chicks, Patty Loveless, and more. His solo 1990s recordings have gained him much critical acclaim and a loyal cult following. In 2003, Lauderdale worked with the roots/jam band Donna the Buffalo on their album Wait 'Til Spring.
Jim Lauderdale has hosted the Americana Music Awards for three years in a row, and won their first Artist of the Year and Song of the Year awards.