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Emmylou Harris: Elite Hotel (Reprise MS2236)

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 the only person identified with it to be accepted by the more conservative element of the Nashville elite, even though she refrains from indulging in the powerful political scene of the local musicians and music businessmen. Dolly Parton has recorded singing backup on an Emmylou Harris single. Harris was asked to duet with Charlie Louvin on the Grand Ole Opry 50th Anniversary telecast.

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