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Artist: Emmylou Harris

Waxed - Record Review from Issue #24 Nov-Dec 1999

Linda Ronstadt – Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions

Building the Arizona Inn in Tucson kept Isabella Greenway busy for a while after she left Congress. She filled it with furniture bought from an organization she founded to provide work for disabled war veterans. Although she had hundreds of staff in several states, she personally attended to resolving issues arising from its racial diversity. [...]

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The Long Way Around - Feature from Issue #17 Sept-Oct 1998

Emmylou Harris – Lookin’ for the water from a deeper well

Emmylou Harris’ latest release is a nearly accidental album. “Unplanned” as she puts it, Spyboy — which came out Aug. 11 on Eminent Records — began solely as an attempt to get a really good live-in-concert version of Daniel Lanois’ “The Maker” as a kind of demo for a studio recording. Instead, as tape rolled [...]

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Not Fade Away - Reissue Review from Issue #7 Jan-Feb 1997

Emmylou Harris – Portraits

Poor Emmylou Harris. Not that she cares, probably, but a generation of music writers, including me, have at one time or another written about Harris as if she were a footnote — albeit a major one — to the career of Gram Parsons. Acknowledging the relationship is one thing, but for 20 years Harris has [...]

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Miked - Live Reviews from Issue #4 Summer 1996

Emmylou Harris – Aladdin Theater (Portland, OR)

Understand from the top that I’d pay money to hear Emmylou Harris sing the phone book. Her voice never fails to take me to a better place. But her recent stop at Portland’s cozy, 500-seat Aladdin Theater was a special evening where artist, audience and venue came together in a near-flawless performance. Musically, this tour [...]

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Waxed - Record Review from Issue #1 Fall 1995

Emmylou Harris – Wrecking Ball

Though Emmylou Harris’ new album is titled Wrecking Ball, that could also be the description of the tool Daniel Lanois brings into the producer’s booth and attacks Harris’ past efforts with. This album is so unlike Harris’ other albums that when I played it at a recent backyard barbecue, all eight people there came up [...]

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