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Emmylou Harris: My Father's Place, Long Island

Barbara Charone, Sounds, 2 October 1976

NEW ARTISTS consistently better their own past performances. Onstage progression and maturity all too often comes a back seat to the big buck commercialism of success. Frequently the spontaneous glory of virginal live performance is shattered by subsequent slick, listless shows. That's why Emmylou Harris is such a delightful show business oddity, refusing to let top forty success stunt her creative growth.

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