The singing career of Lubbock, TX, native Kimmie Rhodes kicked away at age six, when she first performed with her family gospel trio. During her teenagers she started learning acoustic guitar and writing tunes, and in 1979 relocated to Austin, where she fulfilled her husband to be and maker Joe Gracey. 2 yrs later on, Rhodes released her debut LP, Kimmie Rhodes as well as the Jackalope Brothers, adopted in 1985 by her second work, Man within the Moon. She documented her third recording, 1989’s Angels Obtain the Blues, at Sunlight Studios in Memphis. While industrial success continuously eluded Rhodes, her music demonstrated popular with additional performers; her track “I SIMPLY Drove By” was included in Wynonna within the Inform Me Why recording, as well as the duet pairing of Trisha Yearwood and Willie Nelson documented “Hard Promises to help keep” for Yearwood’s The Tune Remembers When. Rhodes herself also cut a set of duets with Nelson for his JUST ONE SINGLE Appreciate LP; Nelson came back the favour for Rhodes’ 1996 work West Tx Heaven, which she also teamed with Waylon Jennings and Townes Truck Zandt. Rich In the Journey implemented in the springtime of 2000. Like Me Such as a Tune, Rhodes’ sixth record, premiered in 2002. The next season, she teamed up with Willie Nelson for the duo record Picture within a Body. 2004’s Shed & Present was a assortment of previously unreleased recordings documented between 1996 and 2003. Rhodes’ 2005 record Windblown doubled because the soundtrack for the performance-art piece that debuted in January 2005. Likewise, 2006’s Small City Girl featured music from Rhodes’ stage musical of the same name. She implemented it with her 2008 discharge, Walls COLLAPSE.