Tag Archives: Emmylou Harris

The Power Trio

No, I’m not talking about the 100% Canadian Power Trio, Rush.  I’m talking about the All-American Power Trio of Parton, Harris and Ronstadt. Nobody is going to beat the way those ladies harmonize but there is a strong contending threesome that is 33% Canadian and that would be Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs. […]

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Get Out

Two great pairings this week.   Sunday get your ready to shake your booty as Grace Jones and Future Islands perform at The Hollywood Bowl.  Don’t forget to pick up Grace’s book next week…oh, the stories she might or might not tell! Monday at The El Rey Theatre is the pairing of two country music […]

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New Music Tuesday

Hello Old Friend(s).  Artists that have been making music for awhile, return to remind me why I loved them in the first place The Traveling Kind follows up Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell‘s first duet album, 2013’s Old Yellow Moon, which won a Grammy for Best Americana Album The ten songs on this Leonard Cohen record are rarities […]

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Polar Music Prize

I was not aware of the Polar Music Prize until today but Emmylou Harris was awarded the honor this year.   The prize is  “awarded for significant achievements in music and/or musical activity, or for achievements which are found to be of great potential importance for music or musical activity.  According to Wikipedia it is refered to […]

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Jesse Winchester

There’s a familiar proverb that goes “You many know a man by the company he keeps”.  If that is indeed the case, then Jesse Winchester who passed away last week, was a truly rich man.  Jesse Winchester may have been a singer and songwriter but it’s the artists that recognized his gift for the latter. […]

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New Music Tuesday

Stephen Colbert often talks about the Colbert bump, whereby anyone who appears with him on his TV show The Colbert Report automatically gets a boost in popularity.  I’d also like to suggest the Ronstadt bump; whereby anyone who duets with newly anointed Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame singer Linda Ronstadt, automatically raises the quality of […]

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Get Out

You know it’s summer when the Greek Theatre and Hollywood Bowl both open up for business. Tonight, jump into your customized van and go see Steve Miller Band with The Doobie Brothers.    My favorite Doobie Brothers album “What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits” was released almost 40 years ago.  The Steve Miller Band […]

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Music Collaboration

John Fogerty just released an album “Wrote a Song For Everyone” comprised solely of past Creedence Clearwater Revival and solo songs.  The hook is he’s collaborating with a different artist for each song of that artist’s choosing.  i.e. Foo Fighters performing “Fortunate Son” and  Dawes performing “Someday Never Comes” I’m not sure if it means anything […]

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New Music Tuesday

Old friends Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell got together for a music project called “Old Yellow Moon” Old friends Thom Yorke, Flea, Nigel Godrich and Joel Warnoker got together to create a music project called Atoms for Peace.  The album is called Amok. Old friends The Mavericks got back together to record their full length […]

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Get Out

It’s Grammy weekend and many artists are in town so why not take advantage and see some past, present & future Grammy winners. 12 time Grammy winner Emmylou Harris is playing a number of times this weekend.  She’s going back to the Troubadour where she was featured many times in the early 70s to play […]

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