Larry Cordle

Larry Cordle
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Larry Cordle Kentucky Hall of Fame Induction April 10, 2015

At last count, Larry Cordle’s original songs have appeared on projects that to date has sold a combined total of more than 55 million records, by artists such as Ricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, Rhonda Vincent, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire, Diamond Rio, Alan Jackson, Trace Adkins and many others.Larry Cordle

Though songwriting took Larry to Nashville, his desire to perform never waned. With his band, Lonesome Standard Time, Cordle has the perfect platform to share his music with fans everywhere. The band has been awarded song of the year by the International Bluegrass Music Association on two separate occasions, garnered two Grammy nominations for best bluegrass album, received nominations for vocal group and instrumental group, landed #1 slots on the Bluegrass and Americana charts and gained the respect of their peers and had many accolades during their existence.

Lonesome Standard Time is comprised of seasoned, esteemed musicians in their own right, providing Larry with an outlet to feature his original material, trademark singing and his engaging personality, immediately connecting fans to his music.

In addition to his songwriting and role as a bandleader, Cordle is sometimes featured as a lead and/or background vocalist on some of Nashville’s most awarded and popular music. He’s provided harmony vocals for artists such as Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton, Bradley Walker, Billy Yates, Rebecca Lynn Howard and co-writing pal, Jerry Salley. His lead & harmony singing is featured on Livin, Lovin, Losin: A Tribute to the Louvin Brothers, which won a GRAMMY for Best Country Album in 2003 and was named recorded event of the year by IBMA in 2004. He’s also featured on two tracks of Moody Bluegrass, alongside artists such as Tim O’Brien, Alison Krauss, John Cowan, Harley Allen et al and is recently featured as lead vocalist again on Moody Bluegrass II.

Cord remains extremely active in all facets of his career. He regularly records, and tours in the US and occasionally abroad with Lonesome Standard Time. Larry is also still first and foremost a songwriter, now writing independently for his own company, Wandachord Music, BMI.

Larry is a long time resident of Nashville suburb, Hendersonville, Tennessee. He makes his home there with wife Wanda, and their daughter, Kelvey Christine but still enjoys the opportunity to make frequent trips back to his East Kentucky home place and his roots.



Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time are celebrating their new album, ALL-STAR DUETS featuring:

1. Against the Grain w/ Garth Brooks
2. Mama Don’t Forget to Pray for Me w/ Diamond Rio
3. Highway 40 Blues w/ Ricky Skaggs
4. Lonesome Dove w/ Trisha Yearwood
5. The Bigger the Fool w/ Del McCoury
6. The Fields of Home w/ Kenny Chesney
7. Lonesome Standard Time w/ Kathy Mattea
8. Murder on Music Row w/ Daryle Singletary & Kevin Denney
9. You Can’t Take it With You When You Go w/ Dierks Bentley
10. Cure for the Common Heartache w/ Terri Clark
11. Rough Around the Edges w/ Travis Tritt
12. Two Highways w/ Alison Krauss