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Emmylou Harris: Pieces of the Sky

Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, May 1975

THIS IS AN album that has been quite eagerly anticipated, mainly because of the reputation Emmylou Harris built for herself with her participation as co-vocalist ...

Emmylou Harris: Luxury Liner

Review by John Tobler, ZigZag, February 1977

A CLASSICALLY CONCEIVED album for one such as myself – two songs by Parsons, one by the Louvin Brothers, a Rodney Crowell, a Mr. Guy ...

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Emmylou Harris (2012)

Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, December 2012

Ms Harris talks about her latest album (a collaboration with old associate Rodney Crowell) Old Yellow Moon; looks at how she fits into the current country/folk/Americana scene, and looks back at length at her early years and her work with the legendary Gram Parsons.

File format: mp3; file size: 25.5mb, interview length: 55' 45" sound quality: * (phoner)

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Gram Parsons: Parsons Knows...

Interview by Loraine Alterman, Melody Maker, April 1973

Gram Parsons, former member of the Byrds and Burritos and now the proud owner of a solo album, talks to Loraine Alterman in New York ...

Gram Parsons with Emmylou Harris: Grievous Angel

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, March 1974

MICK JAGGER wrote 'Wild Horses' for and about the late Gram Parsons and its chorus describes the paradox that fueled Parsons’ life and vision. '...Wild ...

EmmyLou Harris: Pieces of The Sky

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, April 1975

WHEN THE BYRDS recorded Sweetheart of the Rodeo in 1968, the romance between country music and pop was still secret. Seven years later, both country ...

Maria Muldaur & Emmylou Harris Live

Live Review by Mitchell Cohen, Phonograph Record, July 1975

Maria Muldaur: Carnegie Hall, New York Emmylou Harris: Schaefer Music Festival, Central park, New York ...

Emmylou Harris: Pieces Of The Sky

Review by Mick Houghton, ZigZag, August 1975

BUD SCOPPA once described Gram Parsons as the most convincing singer of sad songs he'd heard. Nothing he recorded was more heartrending than 'Love Hurts' ...

Emmylou Harris Still Loves Her Dolly

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, October 1975

"TACKY ISN'T IT?" Emmylou Harris grinned, pointing to a rainbow coloured T-shirt, the words Palamino Club emblazoned across the chest while a genuine chestnut mare ...

Emmylou Harris: The Prairie and the Sky

Interview by Mick Houghton, Let It Rock, November 1975

EMMYLOU HARRIS is a country singer. Not simply because she has a single high in the country charts – It's her voice and the feeling ...

Emmylou Harris: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, November 1975

THE OTHER ROLLING thunder revue stole into town last week. ...

Emmylou Harris: New Victoria, London

Live Review by Penny Valentine, Street Life, December 1975

THE LIGHTS had just gone down, the musicians were just striking up when these two guys fell up the stairs singing loudly, "New York, New ...

Emmylou Harris: Elite Hotel (Reprise MS2236)

Review by Todd Everett, Phonograph Record, January 1976

EMMYLOU HARRIS understands the idiom in which she chooses to work, and respects it: this separates Harris from the country-rock crowd, and makes her virtually ...

Emmylou's Four Star Hotel

Review by Barbara Charone, New Musical Express, January 1976

THE ELITE HOTEL is a swell place. It's best to travel there by car on a hot, sunny day with the windows rolled down, a ...

Emmylou Harris

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, January 1976

"I WAS NERVOUS but I looked forward to playing overseas because I had this feeling there was an audience for my kind of music, especially ...

Emmylou Harris: Elite Hotel

Review by Mick Brown, Street Life, January 1976

AFTER JUST one album (two and a half if you count her collaborations with Gram Parsons a couple of years back) Emmylou Harris' name is ...

Emmylou Harris: Sweetheart Of The Rodeo

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, February 1976

EXACTLY EIGHT years ago a very uncertain singer stood in the centre of a New York recording studio singing demos to an audience of muzak ...

Emmylou Harris: The Dome, Brighton

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, February 1976

"FLOWERS?" Emmylou Harris grinned, staring down at a lovely bouquet hurled onstage as an appreciative thank-you from an ecstatic Brighton crowd. "Hey boys they're not ...

Emmylou Harris: Sincerity in Sin City

Interview by Mick Brown, Street Life, March 1976

OF COURSE, Emmylou Harris has to be staying in an elite hotel. Large, rambling, fin-de-siecle. The author J. P. Donleavy stays here when he's in ...

Emmylou Harris: Bluegrass and Fiddle Festival, Long Beach, California

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, May 1976

EMMYLOU HARRIS and her excellent Hot Band just keep getting better. Their headline performance at the fourth annual Bluegrass and Fiddle Festival in Long Beach, ...

Emmylou Harris: Honky Tonk Woman

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, August 1976

Emmylou Harris pleads guilty to not being a genius, but she sure can sing country. BARBARA CHARONE reports. ...

Emmylou Harris Makes Up Leeway

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1976

IT CAME as something of a surprise to learn that Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band were in town last week. To be precise, they ...

Emmylou Harris: My Father's Place, Long Island

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 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 ...

Emmylou Harris: Luxury Liner (Warner Bros.)**

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, January 1977

I'M SORRY, but I don't like Emmylou Harris very much. Doubtless you'll recommend me to the Inquisition for a Heresy like that. But I've been ...

Emmylou Harris: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, February 1978

CONSIDERING the tensions surrounding the start of Emmylou Harris and the Hot Band's current British tour, their SRO concert at the Royal Albert Hall was ...

Emmylou Harris: Profile…Best Of Emmylou Harris

Review by Penny Valentine, Melody Maker, September 1978

UNDOUBTEDLY, Emmylou's success has been to make traditional country music acceptable to a rock audience. She has a lot to answer for, and in a ...

Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt et al: Lowell George Benefit Concert, The Forum, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Mark Williams, Melody Maker, August 1979

IT'S IRONIC that Little Feat were never adjudged sufficiently commercial to have headlined a concert at Los Angeles' massive Forum, since the place was bursting ...

James Burton

Book Excerpt by Stuart Grundy, John Tobler, 'The Guitar Greats' (BBC Books), 1983

ONE OF THE GREAT rock'n'roll guitarists of the 1950s, but a man who remained virtually unknown to all but the cognoscenti until comparatively recently, is ...

Emmylou Harris: Pieces Of The Sky

Review by Mark Cooper, MOJO, April 1994

WHEN GRAM PARSONS 'DISCOVERED' Emmylou Harris in late 1971, she was working as a folkie in Washington DC, and singing the occasional country tune like ...

Emmylou Harris: The Sweetheart of the Rodeo

Retrospective and Interview by Bill DeYoung, Goldmine, August 1996

SERENDIPITY, WHAT Webster loosely defines as "dumb luck," is an important concept for Emmylou Harris. ...

Linda Ronstadt on Emmylou: And Then There Were Two…

Interview by Bill DeYoung, Goldmine, August 1996

CHRIS HILLMAN, who'd introduced Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons, played matchmaker another time: Backstage at a concert in Texas, he put the newcomer together with ...

The Everly Sisters: Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt

Interview by Bill DeYoung, Goldmine, September 1999

IT TOOK more than 25 years, two divergent careers and plenty of false starts, near-misses and might-have-beens, but Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris have finally ...

Emmylou Harris: Ghosts and Angels

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, December 2000

The spectres of a war hero father and a doomed country troubador haunt her music. Emmylou Harris tells Phil Sutcliffe why she still hasn't found ...

Emmylou Harris: Anthology (Warner Archives/Rhino)

Review by Ian Penman, Uncut, September 2001

ALTHOUGH RARELY FORWARDED as a "woman in music" icon, it’s hard to think of a more exemplary career - male or female, consistent and daring ...

Elvis Costello with Emmylou Harris: SummerStage, Central Park, NYC

Live Review by Mac Randall, New York Daily News, July 2005

"PITY ABOUT IT BEING so cold and all," Elvis Costello cracked toward the beginning of his Central Park SummerStage concert last night. ...

Emmylou Harris

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Harp, June 2006

IN MORE politically incorrect times there was an ad campaign that featured famous women wrapped in full-length Russian mink coats – people like Elizabeth Taylor, ...

Heartaches and Hangovers: Gram Parsons' GP

Retrospective and Interview by Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, March 2013

IT IS A FINE irony of her long career as the Queen of Country Rock that, on the night when Gram Parsons stopped by to ...

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