Emmylou Harris: Pieces Of The Sky
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' or 'Hearts On Fire' or We'll Sweep Out The Ashes In The Morning', on which Emmylou Harris' slice of their vocal duetting perfectly offsets Gram's emotionally wasted singing.
Total word count of piece: 752