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Tanya Tucker headed to Country Jam

 

January 29, 2020

County music star Tanya Tucker has been announced as part of the lineup for the 2020 Headwaters County Jam near Three Forks. Tucker won two Grammy's at the 62nd Annual Awards in Los Angeles Sunday. She won for Best Country Song and Best Country Album. She also was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Country Solo Performance. Danny Clinch photo

To make her new album, "While I'm Livin'," it could be said Tanya Tucker went on the musical equivalent of a blind date.

When Tucker arrived at in Los Angeles to get into the studio, she had not discussed the type of album she was going to make with Shooter Jennings, the co-producer for the project.

Before arriving for the recording session, Tucker had also not met Brandi Carlile, heard her music and knew very little about Carlile, who teamed up with her long-time musical partners, Phil and Tim Hanseroth, to write most of the songs for "While I'm Livin'."

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