A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums.
Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.
"It's been cool to be out with the original band and playing those songs again," Hiatt says. "Because for me it was one of those records that helped to build up the following I've had for the past 30 years. We really took a leap with that one."