Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris



Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, and she has won 14 Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, and numerous other honors, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2018 she was presented the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.[1]

Her work and recordings include work as a solo artist, a bandleader, an interpreter of other composers' works, a singer-songwriter, and a backing vocalist and duet partner. She has worked with numerous leading artists, including Gram Parsons, Bob Dylan, John Denver, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Don Williams, Roy Orbison, The Band, Patty Griffin, Mark Knopfler, Albert Lee, Delbert McClinton, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bright Eyes, Rodney Crowell, John Prine, Neil Young, Steve Earle, Garrison Keillor, and Ryan Adams.



The Last Waltz
The Last Waltz was a concert by the Canadian-American rock group The Band, held on American Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976, at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco.
Songbird: Rare Tracks and Forgotten Gems
Songbird: Rare Tracks & Forgotten Gems is the name of a 2007 box set of songs personally selected by Emmylou Harris: "I've selected not greatest hits, but personal favorites: that, with a few exceptions-have never appeared on any other compilations, but were important gems in the string of pearls that each album strives to become.
Lawless is a 2012 American crime drama film directed by John Hillcoat.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
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Soundtrack Film Appearances2

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Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers104

Other Music-Related Relationships34

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships2

Awards & Nominations38


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Spotify - Albums & Singles121


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News Articles33

Grammy Awards Adds Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris Collaboration
  –  January 24, 2018
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris are set to perform together on Sunday’s (Jan ... Gary Clark Jr. and New Orleans musician Jon Batiste will perform a special tribute honoring Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Chuck Berry and ...
Hear Emmylou Harris Guitarist Phil Madeira's Moving Solo Song 'Gothenburg'
  –  February 26, 2018
Rhode Island native celebrates the immigrant experience on the piano ballad, a track off his new LP 'Providence' Emmylou Harris' bandleader Phil Madeira documents his conflicted feelings for his home state of Rhode Island on his new LP 'Providence.
Hear Emmylou Harris Guitarist Phil Madeira's Moving Solo Song 'Gothenburg'
  –  February 26, 2018
"I mean, I play with Emmylou Harris, man," says the no-nonsense musician ... I tried for a few years to do music in Rhode Island and I worked in a discount store, literally stacking toasters. Every word of the song on the album, "Wicked Job," is true.
Musical legend Emmylou Harris lends her voice to shelter dogs
  –  February 24, 2018
Known as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing, Emmylou Harris, who easily crosses musical ... She has performed at Lilith Fair, helping promote feminism in music and organizing several benefit ...
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris Perform Emotional Tribute to Tom Petty at 2018 Grammy Awards
  –  January 28, 2018
Chris Stapleton and Emmylou Harris performed a special ... said at the MusiCares Person of the Year event honoring Fleetwood Mac at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Earlier in January, it was revealed that Petty died of an accidental drug ...
Tiffany to play Tampa’s Straz Center
  –  March 11, 2018
She started singing the songs of her favorite country artists Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette and Emmylou Harris. By age 9 she was performing with her own band. The following year she was discovered by legendary country music songwriters Hoyt and Mae Axton ...
Emmylou Harris: ‘There are things I don't think we'll ever know the answers to’
  –  March 10, 2018
My father was a PoW in Korea. He was also in the Second World War. I clearly remember the day we were told he was missing in action. We didn’t know he was a prisoner of war until just before he was released. I never talked to him about his experiences.
Jason Isbell: Don't Buy My Record Store Day EP
  –  March 9, 2018
As the Hall's artist-in-residence, Isbell performed with wife Amanda Shires, Emmylou Harris and his band the 400 Unit The Grammy-winning Americana singer-songwriter cautioned fans on Twitter on Friday about the re-release, saying "it's not very good" and ...
Guitar Workshop Plus Announces 2018 Program Including Guest Artists Paul Gilbert, Tosin Abasi and Nita Strauss
  –  March 9, 2018
Also included is blues veteran Duke Robillard (Roomful of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds), bassist Rhonda Smith (Jeff Beck, Prince), country legend Albert Lee (Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris), blues/rock masters Eric Gales and Gary Hoey, modern acoustic and ...
Hear Blackberry Smoke, Amanda Shires Team Up for ‘Let Me Down Easy’ [LISTEN]
  –  March 9, 2018
I thought it would be really cool to have a female harmony on this song, sort of a Gram Parsons-Emmylou Harris kind of thing, and Amanda came to mind. Amanda Shires most definitely has a cool voice. She sings beautifully on it.”
Must-See Country Acts at SXSW Music
  –  March 9, 2018
Upcoming Fat Possum debut May Your Kindness Remain matches powerful Emmylou Harris vox with Mark Howard's fuller production and songs wringing social consciousness from the intimately personal. Raised Christian fundamentalist with limited musical exposure ...
7 new rescue pups to be trained by Nashville inmates in preparation for adoption
  –  March 9, 2018
The program is in partnership with Bonaparte's Retreat, a non-profit dog rescue founded by Grammy winning singer/songwriter Emmylou Harris.
Blackberry Smoke go country on new song Let Me Down Easy
  –  March 9, 2018
"We really wanted a cool female voice on it. I thought it would be really cool to have a female harmony on this song, sort of a Gram Parsons/Emmylou Harris kind of thing, and Amanda came to mind. Amanda Shire most definitely has a cool voice. She sings ...
Listen: "Women's Day," A Nonesuch Playlist
  –  March 8, 2018
In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we've put together a playlist of music performed and written by some of the women who inspire us at Nonesuch every day, including Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris, Natalie Merchant ...
SXSW 2018 Movies: We pick our 25 favorite films from the narrative feature, documentary, and virtual reality categories
  –  March 8, 2018
Emmylou Harris, Robbie Robertson, Bruce Springsteen, Stax Records Producer David Porter and, in interviews conducted before their passing, Scotty Moore, Red West and Tom Petty. Source. A group of artists in Santa Fe, NM become a DIY collective called Meow ...
Singers gonna sing, Irish gonna party
  –  March 8, 2018
Secret? Well, Taylor wrote “Wild Thing” AND “Angel of the Morning,” plus hits for Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, Janis Joplin, Waylon Jennings, Linda Ronstadt and many others; and he’s actor Jon Voight’s brother. Better known as writer than ...
Spotlight with Lauren Daley: Ladysmith Black Mambazo spreading joy
  –  March 8, 2018
We all still live in South Africa; we love our country. Daley: You’ve worked with a lot of other artists besides Paul Simon; Dolly Parton, Stevie Wonder Sarah McLachlan, Josh Groban, Emmylou Harris, among them. Do any stand out? A: I remember the one ...
Verizon hopping with Lambert tour, Winter Jam
  –  March 8, 2018
Two members, Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker, are married and their vocal harmonies have been compared to those of Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris. Low Key Arts, 118 Arbor St., Hot Springs, (501) 282-9057, lowkeyarts.org Ernie Biggs Roadshow will perform at ...
Smokey Robinson and Cam Set for CMT Crossroads
  –  March 7, 2018
Dave Matthews and Emmylou Harris; Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire; Def Leppard and Taylor Swift; Sting and Vince Gill; John Mayer and Keith Urban; Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood; Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum; Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves ...
Happy Birthday, Townes Van Zandt!
  –  March 7, 2018
Dubbed a “songwriter’s songwriter” by Kris Kristofferson, Van Zandt’s tunes expertly draw on themes from his troubled existence, and have been covered by artists such as Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones ...
‘The Voice’ season 14 episode 4: Vote for your favorite blind audition [POLL]
  –  March 7, 2018
She went with rookie coach Clarkson over three-time champ Levine. Adrian Brannan: “Two More Bottles of Wine” This 25-year-old from Elko, Nevada sang the Emmylou Harris hit “Two More Bottles of Wine.” None of the four coaches thought enough of this ...
‘The Voice’: Blind Auditions Bring Another Four-Chair Turn
  –  March 7, 2018
Clarkson even sang with Cappelli, sealing the deal. She joined Team Kelly. Adrian Brannan sang “Two More Bottles of Wine” by Emmylou Harris in the next performance. Brannan's delivery had a strong country sound, but failed to turn any chairs.
Tom Petty Covered By Eddie Vedder At Oscars
  –  March 6, 2018
His work also soundtracked the In Memoriam segment of this year's GRAMMY Awards--at that show, Emmylou Harris and Chris Stapleton performed "Wildflowers." Read more here.
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  –  March 5, 2018
Founder Sarah Calhoun started the brand when she moved from Connecticut to Montana in 2006, and since then it’s grown to include the Red Ants Pants Music Festival (16,000 fans dancing in a cow field to the likes of Merle Haggard and Emmylou Harris ...
Lonny Editors' Home Playlist Volume Three
  –  March 5, 2018
"Emmylou" by First Aid Kit: "This folksy song written as a tribute to Emmylou Harris is one of the prettiest things on my playlist. There’s nothing better than an amazing harmony from Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit."
Caroline Rose, Escaping Americana
  –  March 5, 2018
Did you know you can support The Nation by drinking wine? Caroline Rose has always been thought of as a guitar-picking folk singer, often compared to Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris, and Lucinda Williams. Rose’s earlier albums, America Religious (2013 ...
Jamey Johnson to headline concert March 10 at The Oil Palace
  –  March 5, 2018
His 2012 album, "Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran," was nominated for a Grammy and featured contributions by Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Ray Price, Elvis Costello, George Strait, Vince Gill and Merle Haggard. Set to open the ...
Star Plaza stagehand unplugs 'ghost light' after 32-year career: 'It's been an amazing run'
  –  March 2, 2018
Penn & Teller, Moody Blues, John Denver, Charlie Daniels Band, Emmylou Harris, Robert Palmer and David Copperfield, among other backstage passes. "Dean White brought the world to Merrillville, Indiana," Kokos said. Kokos' favorite performer here was Bob Hope.
Honky-Tonk angels sing the truth: The power of women in country music
  –  March 2, 2018
From Wanda Jackson to Emmylou Harris to k.d. lang to Patty Griffin, each contributor tells the deeply personal story of how one woman’s songs impacted the course of her life. In her introduction, Gleason defines country music as women’s music in many ...
Historical Cherokee musical ‘Nanyehi’ to return to The Joint in May
  –  March 1, 2018
Start a digital subscription for only $0.99.Sign up now. Her songs have been recorded by Alabama, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Emmylou Harris, Glen Campbell, Wanda Jackson, John Anderson, Helen Reddy, Shirley Bassey and others. Hobbs was ...
Mipso Bring Alt-Country Bluegrass Blend to The Hi-Fi
  –  March 1, 2018
Highlights include the Rodenbough-penned ballad “Cry Like Somebody,” her voice reminiscent of Emmylou Harris as she sings, “You cry like somebody with nothing to cry about / Tears running down to your open mouth / Moaning like a dog that wants out.”
Move over, bro: 10 country women you should be listening to, in addition to Miranda
  –  February 27, 2018
Emmylou Harris: Not a new name, obviously, but one every female country stylist of today in indebted to. Perhaps that’s because Harris’ own career was ignited in the outer fringes of Gram Parsons’ “cosmic country” kingdom over 45 years ago and ...
Musical legend Emmylou Harris lends her voice to shelter dogs
  –  February 24, 2018
Known as much for her eloquently straightforward songwriting as for her incomparably expressive singing, Emmylou Harris, who easily crosses musical genres encourages people to open their eyes to the wide variety of loveable adoptable dogs waiting at local ...


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