Alison Krauss Celebrates 20th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member (from the mailbag)

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The Grand Ole Opry® presented by Humana® honored Alison
Krauss on her 20th anniversary as an Opry member last night at the
Wednesday Night Opry with performances by Krauss and Union Station, bluegrass
great Larry Sparks, multi-award-winner Jamey Johnson, and more. Krauss was
inducted as an Opry member on July 3, 1993.
 
Following performances by Krauss and Union
Station and collaborations with Johnson and Sparks, Opry Vice President and
General Manager Pete Fisher honored the 20-year member with a commemorative
print and words about her career.  
 
“Alison truly is the artist’s artist,” Fisher
said. “She is looked up to by some of the finest performers in the music
industry as truly the best. … For those of us who are destined to go to heaven,
you give us a sneak peek of what an angel sounds like.”

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Is Carrie Underwood the best living Country singer?

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With the tragic passing of legend George Jones, Country music now has a void.

Who can possibly fill his shoes? With the Possum no longer blessing us with his gorgeous voice, who is now the best living Country singer?

Well, Brad Paisley recently weighed in on the topic (in an interview with Country 92.5), and he says Carrie Underwood is the best. Do you think he's right on the money?

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