We all know how Emmylou Harris became a successful artist. She started her sterling reputation of unique covers in a lot of songs since the release of her album ‘Pieces of the Sky’ back in ‘75. Some of the materials she interpreted since that time have been either classic country (Hank Williams, Dolly Parton), mellow folk and pop-rock (James Taylor, the Beatles), or, more recently, gritty Americana (Rodney Crowell, Patty Griffin).
Still, she relied on pulling more left-field sources, for example, like what she did in the past, she recorded Donna Summer's disco tune "On the Radio" as a country ballad. Not only that, she has given the Fifties hit "Mr. Sandman" the bubbly Trio treatment in harmony with Parton and Linda Ronstadt . . . . Read More