2001

Golden Globe Nomination, Best Original Score-Motion Picture, All The Pretty Horses

Duet with Earl Scruggs, "Foggy Mountain Breakdown"

Produced The Old Gray Mare for Leroy Troy

Produced Private Radio for Billy Bob Thornton

Inducted into the Mississippi Musician's Hall of Fame

Scores Wakin' Up In Reno

Worked on Yellow Bird w/Faye Dunaway which was submitted to the Cannes Film Festival in France

Serves final term as President of the Country Music Foundation (6 terms)

Opening of the new Country Music Hall of Fame