Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She has released many chart-topping albums and singles over the course of her career, and has won 12 Grammys and numerous other awards.
In addition to her work as a solo artist and bandleader, both as an interpreter of other composers’ works and as a singer-songwriter, she is a sought-after backing vocalist and duet partner, working with numerous other artists including Gram Parsons, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison, The Band, Mark Knopfler, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Rodney Crowell, Little Feat, and Neil Young.
Pancho and Lefty is above and Blue Kentucky Girl below.
Ninety-three year old Pete Seeger isn’t slowing down. This week, he is releasing two discs: Pete Remembers Woody and A More Perfect Union.
The Woody in the first title of course is Woody Guthrie, who is celebrating his centennial year. A More Perfect Union is a collaboration with Seeger’s old friend Lorre Wyatt. Contributors include Bruce Springsteen, Tom Morello, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, and Dar Williams.