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Wine,Women and Song Tour!

October 25, 2014

We are having a short U.S. run this November! Have a little bug on this site. For more info, go to my facebook bandpage for dates!



December 29, 2012

Surreal. That is the only word I can muster up describing last night. Dinner party at Rodney Crowell and Claudia Church’s home. EmmyLou Harris, Guy Clark, and because I drank red wine I can’t remember the … [more]


Gearing up for the U.K.

October 5, 2012

We are gearing up for the November tour in the U. K. ! I can’t wait to get back there. It must be my mother’s DNA that makes me long for that place. My husband, Jeff … [more]

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Tuesday, July 17th

July 18, 2012

It is July 17th. I have just finished mixing the new record with Roger Moutenot. He has worked with Lou Reed, Rosanne Cash, Paula Cole and the list is much longer. He has been lovely. A … [more]


Sunday, July 8th

July 8, 2012

We finished tracking Friday the 7th. I am tired and happy. Listened to rough mixes tonight and felt good about it all. Then, like a miracle, it started to rain. I sat out on the porch … [more]


Update from Matraca

July 3, 2012

It has been 107 degrees for days in Nashville. Weeks without rain. Fortunately, I have been in the studio everyday getting this next record together. My deadline moved up July 31st and we have been at … [more]

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“The Dreaming Fields” video

April 10, 2012

The new video for “The Dreaming Fields” was first started by Jack Spencer, the well-known photographer known for his haunting landscapes and startling portraits. His best known work is The Lost Boys. I was a huge … [more]


January 22, 2012

January 25, 2012

It is January 22. Almost 10 p.m.. and we are waiting for tornadoes to sweep through middle Tennessee. Tornadoes have always been almost a totem in my life. I lived in Indianapolis for a short time … [more]

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Yaya & CMA Awards!

November 11, 2011

What a night! Being nominated for song of the year more than once in a songwriter’s life is a big freakin’ deal.  I wore a purple dress instead of my usual black to celebrate the occassion. … [more]

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October 15th, 2011

October 15, 2011

It is October 15th.  My niece is turning sweet 16, about the age I was when I met the boy in Strawberry Wine.  The rest is country music history.  Ha. The trajectory of time is stunning … [more]