Krauss, Helm win Grammys
Sunday, February 12, 2012
– Alison Krauss and Union Station won the Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album with "Paper Airplane." Krauss and band took the honor over Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers for "Rare Bird Alert," "Reason And Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter & Jim Lauderdale," by Jim Lauderdale; "Old Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe" by the Del McCoury Band' and "Sleep With One Eye Open" by Chris Thile and Michael Daves.
Levon Helm took the Americana Grammy for "Ramble At The Ryman," a live disc. The drummer won the award over "Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down" by Ry Cooder; "Hard Bargain" by Emmylou Harris; and "Blessed" by Lucinda Williams.
"Paper Airplane" also won a Grammy for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. The award went to Neal Cappellino & Mike Shipley, engineers; Brad Blackwood, mastering engineer.
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