Thursday, October 28, 2010

Bluebird (1989)

Click here for a track list and review.

Carl Belew wrote "Lonely Street," which has been covered Rex Allen, Jr., Patsy Cline, Andy Williams, and many others.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Calling My Children Home

This is an interesting version which Emmylou sings a cappella with Buddy Miller, Brady Blade and Daryl Johnson

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Sunday, October 24, 2010

For No One

A gorgeous interpretation of the Lennon-McCartney tune "For No One," one of their best songs, along with some tasteful dobro and mandolin playing.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Too Far Gone

This is a track with The Hot Band, a later version of that band but with some of the older players, most notably the great Albert Lee on lead guitar.

Friday, October 22, 2010

With Rodney Crowell: Shelter from the Storm

Rodney and Emmylou sing one of Bob Dylan's songs from his great album "Blood on the Tracks"

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Trio (1987)

In 1987, Emmylou Harris released Trio, a joint effort with Dolly Parton and Linda Rondstadt. Click here for a track list and review.

This video includes three songs from Trio, each with a different lead vocalist. Emmylou Harris opens with "My Dear Companion," followed by Linda Rondstadt singing "Hobo's Meditation" and Dolly Parton singing her hit "Those Memories."

This video features Harris singing "My Dear Companion" with Jean Ritchie, the song's writer.
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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

I don't ever worry about whether I'm being true to my country roots. My country roots were adopted. I never worry about what I can do and what I should do. I just do what I want to do.
-Emmylou Harris

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

With Guy Clark: I Don't Love You Much, Black Diamond Strings

Another Twofer today. Guy Clark and Emmylou sing "I Don't Love You Much" and "Black Diamond Strings". Rodney Crowell, Albert Lee and Carlene Carter are also present. It doesn't get much better than that.