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Rounder anniversary concert goes to CD

Friday, January 8, 2010 – A 40th anniversary concert in October featuring Alison Krauss and Union Station and Mary Chapin Carpenter will be released as a CD by Rounder Records in March.

"Rounder Records' 40th Anniversary Concert," an album of the concert at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry that celebrated the label's 40 years in the music industry, drops March 3. The concert will also be presented as a PBS television special that will begin airing on the network in March and released on DVD in May.

The CD will include performances from Steve Martin's show at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, from Alison Krauss and Robert Plant's 2008 CMT "Crossroads" special, and from Madeleine Peyroux's 2009 concert in Los Angeles.

Songs on the CD are:

1. Cold Dark River - Minnie Driver

2. Beloved - Minnie Driver

3. Outside People - Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas

4. Think About the Good Times - Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas

5. Rich Woman - Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

6. River Is Waiting - Irma Thomas

7. Don't Mess With My Man - Irma Thomas

8. Don't Wait Too Long - Madeleine Peyroux

9. Dance Me to the End of Love - Madeleine Peyroux

10. Restless - Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas

11. Gravity - Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas

12. Pitkin County Turn Around - Steve Martin

13. Saga of the Old West - Steve Martin

14. Keys to the Kingdom - Bela Fleck

15. Another Morning - Bela Fleck

16. Why Shouldn't We - Mary Chapin Carpenter

17. He Thinks He'll Keep Her - Mary Chapin Carpenter

18. Medley: Angeles Watching Over Me/ I'll Fly Away/ Down by the Riverside

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