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Emmylou Harris: The Prairie and the Sky

Mick Houghton, Let It Rock, November 1975

EMMYLOU HARRIS is a country singer. Not simply because she has a single high in the country charts – it's her voice and the feeling she has for the music. It's modern country, cosmic country if you like, the country of faded jeans – not the country of honeyed blondes and sequined gowns. Here Emmylou talks about the music she loves and understands, an inbred understanding that's part of her Southern heritage. She talks about the South, about her heroes, her writing and her greatest inspiration, Gram Parsons.

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