Emmylou Harris

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Emmylou Harris’s teenage obsessions: ‘The Beatles parted the clouds after JFK’s assassination’
The country singer, 74, recalls the inspirational power of Joan Baez and American folk – and the lessons dogs can teach us

As told to Dave Simpson

26, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration review – heartfelt tribute to revered singer
From Chaka Khan to James Taylor, an all-star lineup perform some of Joni Mitchell’s finest songs to mark her 75th birthday

Leslie Felperin

15, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Emmylou Harris on her greatest hits: 'I was arrogant enough to think I could survive a flop'
The singer-songwriter talks us through her career, including duetting with Gram Parsons, discovering Gillian Welch – and wondering why today’s country music doesn’t speak to her

Marissa R Moss

22, Nov, 2018 @12:24 PM

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C2C festival review – side-eye and satin suits in biggest country celebration yet
The millennials who are reshaping country music dominated the lineup of the three-day fest, but Emmylou Harris and others kept tradition alive

Caroline Sullivan

12, Mar, 2018 @11:17 AM

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Emmylou Harris: ‘There are things I don't think we'll ever know the answers to’
The musician, 70, on rethinking her career, laughing with Dolly Parton and shopping with Neil Young

James McMahon

10, Mar, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Linda Ronstadt: 'I don’t like any of my albums'
The country music legend has won 11 Grammys, made 28 studio albums and worked with everyone from Paul Simon to Frank Zappa. She says listening to any of it now is horrifying

Laura Barton

28, Sep, 2017 @12:39 PM

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Michael Jackson, George Michael, Prince and more: readers share their favourite albums turning 30
To commemorate Michael Jackson’s Bad album turning 30 this week, we asked you for other albums from 1987 that still mean something to you

Guardian readers and Tom Stevens

30, Aug, 2017 @1:08 PM

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The King review - a wild ride through doomed America in Elvis Presley's car
The story of the King’s old Rolls Royce soon gives way to an exploration of fame, power, race and everything else in Eugene Jarecki’s dizzying documentary

Jordan Hoffman

20, May, 2017 @3:37 PM

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Robert Plant Lampedusa tour review – tenderly rocking for refugees
The former Led Zeppelin frontman warned that there would be no ‘Hobbit songs’ – instead he rolled out an empathetic set of Americana with guests including Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle and Joan Baez

Jim Farber

19, Oct, 2016 @3:49 PM

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Shovels & Rope: Busted Jukebox Vol 1 review – fearless fun
A gutsy showcase of covers given an Americana kick

Neil Spencer

06, Dec, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Emmylou Harris: I really don’t listen to new country music anymore
The country legend on the legacy of Gram Parsons, musical labels and why it took her nearly four decades to make records with her pal Rodney Crowell

Martin Farrer

11, May, 2015 @7:19 AM

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Various: Look Again to the Wind review –homage to Johnny Cash’s radical 60s album
The country giant’s tribute to Native Americans is given an impressive makeover on its 50th anniversary, writes Neil Spencer

Neil Spencer

27, Sep, 2014 @11:04 PM

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