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Legendary musician, Guy Clark, wins Grammy Award for Best Folk Album

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Announced on Monday, January 27 via All Eyes Media, legendary musician, Guy Clark, was awarded his first Grammy for Best Folk Album referencing his critically acclaimed, My Favorite Picture Of You, out on Dualtone Records. This album is his first in four years, and has also had a successful run of steady sales, and is considered his very best musical release. Claims Dualtone's CEO and Co-Founder, Scott Robinson, "Dualtone is deeply honored to have Guy Clark as part of our family. Troubadours like Guy come around rarely...a storyteller, a songwriter, a poet, a guitar builder and painter. After seven nominations, Guy finally gets the Grammy recognition that he long deserves. Congrats Guy Clark!" CBS Saturday Morning featured Clark in a piece regarding his music and its influence, including his musical career. Read the article by clicking HERE.

The press that has featured My Favorite Picture Of You includes USA Today, Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Paste Magazine, and Garden & Gun (one of my personal favorites), who wrote "His new album, My Favorite Picture Of You, is a bare-bones gem that has the feel of Cash's much-lauded American series of albums." American Songwriter placed it at #4 of their Top Albums of 2013 and the title track as the #1 Song of the Year. Clark was also a featured segment on NPR's All Things Considered, including cover stories in American Songwriter, Nashville Scene, Austin Chronicle, The Tennessean and Austin American Statesmen in Life & Arts.

Gary Clark is highly renowned by critics and his peers and is heralded "the songwriter's songwriter." In 2004 he was induced into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and received the Americana Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2005, and in 2013, he received the Academy of Country Music's Poet's Award, alongside Hank Williams. Clark has written songs for John Denver, Johnny Cash, Jimmy Buffett, Alan Jackson, as well as a mentor for Steve Earle and Rodney Crowell. 40 years in, he is still a prolific writer, and has left an indelible songwriting legacy for years to come.

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