Annie Leibovitz Shooting Country Stars

Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz is in Nashville this week shooting country stars for her forthcoming book, Music in America. Among her subjects are George Jones, Ralph Stanley, Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch. Some of these photos are scheduled to appear in Vanity Fair magazine as well. On Monday (April 15), Leibovitz did a series of Stanley photos at the late Bill Monroe’s farm in Goodlettsville, Tenn. She also plans to attend Stanley’s upcoming bluegrass festival in Coeburn, Va., to take additional pictures. Leibovitz became famous shooting covers for Rolling Stone. 04/16/02