Alison Krauss & Union Station
Birth Place: Decatur, Illinois, USA
Years Active: 1983–present
Genres: Country, Folk
Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer, songwriter and fiddler. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of ten and recording for the first time at fourteen. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987. She was invited to join the band with which she still performs, Alison Krauss and Union Station in 1989. Later that year she released her first album with them as a group, titled “Two Highways.” Krauss' contract with Rounder required her to alternate between releasing a solo album and an album with Union Station. Krauss' second Union Station album “Everytime You Say Goodby...