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Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell: The Traveling Kind

Holly Gleason, Paste, 26 May 2015

IF OLD YELLOW MOON, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's first-ever duet album, felt like old friends catching up and remembering old times, The Traveling Kind seems like one for the road. Entrenched in the things they do well — roadhouse revelry, a funky kind of country honk, heart-aching ballads — the Joe Henry-produced project eschews the formalness of old friends finding their way for a playful jumble that bubbles ('Bring It On Home To Memphis'), sweetheart waltzes ('Just Pleasing You') and tracks that get down in the pocket ('If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now').

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