The International Association of Independent Recording Artists, IAIRA, who recognizes and honors artistic achievement, technical proficiency, and overall excellence in sound recording by monitoring chart activity has qualified the song, Amanda Lynn, written by James Cain and Ronnie Vines and performed by Lou Reid and Carolina, as a Certified International Top 10. The song appears on Lou Reid and Carolina’s album, My Own Set of Rules, released in July 2009 on Rural Rhythm Records.
Amanda Lynn, achieved significant chart success including, but certainly not limited to, holding the #1 spot in April 2010 on both Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine Top 30 Song and Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine Top 30 Song charts. Amanda Lynn was also one of Bluegrass Radio Network’s Top Picks of 2009 and received the Society and Preservation of Bluegrass Music in America (SPBGMA) 2010 Song of the Year Award.
Lou Reid and Carolina were featured on the cover of Bluegrass Music Profiles Magazine in April of this year and are this month’s featured bluegrass poster in the same publication.