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Olson, Williams, and Russell had so much fun with the first album that they recorded Pacific Coast Rambler in early 1999 and Zola & the Tulip Tree later in the year. The partially autobiographical My Own Jo Ellen was released by the roots rock-friendly Hightone Records in late 2000, and December's Child followed in 2002. Along with his solo albums, Olson also recorded with the Creekdippers, releasing Political Manifest in 2004. But 2005 marked the end of Olson's personal and creative relationship with Williams; they divorced following a brief emotional breakdown by Olson. Olson's 2007 solo album, the lavishly packaged The Salvation Blues, dealt in part with his divorce and its aftermath, but while it dealt with the end of one relationship, Olson also reunited with former Jayhawks bandmate Gary Louris on three songs. The reunion gelled, and the two released Ready for the Flood as a duo in 2009. Olson returned with a true solo effort, Many Colored Kite, in 2010, and a full Jayhawks reunion followed in 2011 with the album Mockingbird Time. The Jayhawks toured extensively in support, but in a 2013 interview, Olson declared the band was defunct, and he had began collaborating with his second wife, Norwegian musician and songwriter Ingunn Ringvold. When visa difficulties (eventually resolved) made it impossible for Olson and Ringvold to both stay in either Norway or America, they ended up working with a music school in Armenia, where they wrote the songs that would form Olson's next solo album, 2014's Goodbye Lizelle. ~ Zac Johnson, Rovi