Deana Carter's new album, The Chain, will be released by Vanguard Records on Oct. 9. Duet partners include John Anderson ("Swingin'"), Jessi Colter ("I'm Not Lisa"), Shooter Jennings ("Good Hearted Woman"), George Jones (on a classic re-titled as "He Thinks I Still Care"), Kris Kristofferson ("Help Me Make It Through the Night"), Willie Nelson ("On the Road Again") and Dolly Parton ("Love Is Like a Butterfly"). Harper Simon, the son of singer-songwriter Paul Simon, appears on "The Boxer." In addition to producing the album, Carter also offers solo renditions of "Lay Lady Lay," "The Weight," "Crying" and "Old Man." Her father, session player Fred Carter Jr., performs throughout the album, which is her second release for Vanguard.