By Michael Corcoran

Editor’s note: This article was originally published September 23, 2013

Her compositions have been recorded by Willie Nelson, Wynonna Judd, Emmylou Harris and many more, but on her new LP "Covers," Austin nightingale Kimmie Rhodes becomes the interpreter. Among the artists she pays tribute to are the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, U2, Rodney Crowell, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Reed and more. The record comes out Oct. 7. Rhodes’ trio, consisting of son Gabriel Rhodes on guitar and multi-instrumentalist Ruth Trimble, heads off to Europe next month. No Austin shows are planned at the moment.