Alison Krauss CD Will Be Sold Exclusively at Cracker Barrel

Alison Krauss & Union Station will sell a specially compiled and enhanced CD exclusively through the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurants, the band’s current tour sponsor. Featuring 11 songs from previous albums, Home on the Highways goes on sale May 10. This week, Cracker Barrel is also releasing five albums of live performances from the Grand Ole Opry recorded at the Ryman Auditorium between 1943 and 1974. They are The Bluegrass Collection, Country Comedy, Country Greats, Gospel Treasures and Hit the Road. Among the acts featured are Flatt & Scruggs, Stringbean, Minnie Pearl, Grandpa Jones, Archie Campbell, Loretta Lynn, the Browns, Roy Acuff, Bill Monroe, Charlie Louvin, Willie Nelson, Roger Miller and Hank Snow.