Jimmie Dale Gilmore Pays Tribute to His Father

Jimmie Dale Gilmore's new album — his seventh — is called Come on Back and it's a memorial to his late father. He died of ALS in 2000.

Jimmie Dale Gilmore. Credit: Keith Carter - Rounder Records

hide captionEarlier in his career, Jimmie Dale Gilmore was a member of the band The Flatlanders.

Keith Carter/Rounder Records

The album includes version of his dad's favorite songs like Pick Me Up on Your Way Down and Walkin' The Floor Over You.

Gilmore was born, raised — and now lives — in Texas. He has been recording solo albums since 1988, when he released Fair and Square.

This interview originally aired on Nov. 23, 2005.

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