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So I wrote ‘If Mama Coulda Seen Me,’ and they used it.
Then Buddy Miller asked me to write another one for the show and I wrote ‘Lookin’ for a Woman,’ which they didn’t wind up using.
Century Award recipient, Emmylou Harris’ contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years.
She has recorded more than 25 albums and has lent her talents to countless fellow artists’ recordings.
She has recorded with such diverse artists as Linda Ronstadt, Daniel Lanois, Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler, Neil Young, Gram Parsons, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison, Ryan Adams, Beck, Elvis Costello, Johnny Cash, Lucinda Williams, Lyle Lovett and most recently Rodney Crowell.
Few artists have achieved such honesty or have revealed such maturity in their writing.
“The Firebreak Line” returns Earle to his pile-driving, country-rock roots. The guitar-heavy “Sunset Highway” is an instant-classic escape song.Forty years into her career, Harris continues to share the hard-earned wisdom that—hopefully if not inevitably—comes with getting older, though she’s never stopped looking ahead.A longtime social activist, Harris has lent her voice to many causes.She has performed at Lilith Fair, helping promote feminism in music and organizing several benefit tours to support the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation.Harris is also an avid supporter of animal rights and is actively involved in Bonaparte’s Retreat, the dog rescue organization that she founded.
He has been equally acclaimed as a folk troubadour, a rockabilly raver, a contemplative bluesman, a honky-tonk rounder, a snarling rocker and even a bluegrass practitioner.