This One's For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark was honored last night at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium with the coveted Album of the Year award during the annual Americana Honors & Awards. Clark performed "My Favorite Picture of You," accompanied by Verlon Thompson and Shawn Camp. After Clark's performance, the award was presented by Rodney Crowell and Brandi Carlisle. Other nominees in the category included Steve Earle's We'll Never Get Out of This World Alive, Jason Isbell's Here We Rest and Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings The Harrow and the Harvest.
This One's For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark was lovingly produced by GRAMMY-winning producer Tamara Saviano (Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster)—who is also working with Clark on his definitive biography—and frequent Clark co-writer Shawn Camp ("Sis Draper," "Magnolia Wind").
Double CD set includes recordings by Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett, Joe Ely, Shawn Colvin, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris & John Prine, Patty Griffin, Ron Sexsmith, Rosanne Cash, Steve Earle, Vince Gill, Jerry Jeff Walker, Robert Earl Keen, and more.
The tribute includes 30 tracks by 33 Americana artists who are friends and colleagues of Clark or who have been influenced by his remarkable compositions. The collection was mixed and mastered by Fred Remmert. Core band members include Camp, Verlon Thompson, Jen Gunderman, Lloyd Maines, Glenn Fukunaga, Mike Bub, Larry Atamanuik, and Kenny Malone.
Part of the proceeds benefit the Center for Texas Music History at Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. This One