Emmylou Harris Tribute Concert Out in November

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Emmylou Harris in Ethiopia (Photo: Christian Fuchs - Jesuit Refugee Service/USA)

Emmylou Harris (Photo: Christian Fuchs – Jesuit Refugee Service/USA)

Singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris, whose music transcends genre and whose popularity remains strong after four decades, is the subject of a new tribute recording, The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All-Star Concert Celebration, set for release on November 11 by Rounder Records. The two-hour concert film includes performances by Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sheryl Crow, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson and others (see track listings below).

The set will be released in multiple configurations, including Blu-ray, DVD, CD and various combo packs.

The concert, which took place on January 10, 2015, featured, in addition to those listed above, such artists as Chris Coleman, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin, Chris Hillman, Iron & Wine, Daniel Lanois, Martina McBride, Lee Ann Womack, the Milk Carton Kids, Buddy Miller, Conor Oberst, Herb Pedersen, Shovels & Rope, Mavis Staples, John Starling, Trampled by Turtles, Sara Watkins, Holly Williams and Lucinda Williams. The show was held at Washington, D.C.’s DAR Constitution Hall and featured a house band led by co-musical directors Buddy Miller (guitars) and Don Was (bass), with Sam Bush (mandolin, banjo, fiddle), Audley Freed (guitars), Fred Eltringham (drums), Matt Rollings (keyboards), Greg Leisz (pedal steel, lap steel), and Sara Watkins (fiddle, harmony vocals).

Watch the official trailer for The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris.

Captured and presented in HD with true Dolby 5.1 surround stereo, the concert film and companion audio recordings feature a wide range of songs Harris has recorded, including “Born to Run,” “Red Dirt Girl,” “Boulder to Birmingham,” “Two More Bottles of Wine,” “Till I Gain Control Again” and “Sin City.”

Track Listings

CD

One Of These Days – Buddy Miller
Will The Circle Be Unbroken- Mavis Staples
Wheels – Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen
Orphan Girl – Holly Williams & Chris Coleman
Sin City – Steve Earle
Hickory Wind – Lucinda Williams
You’re Still On My Mind – Rodney Crowell
Born To Run – Lee Ann Womack
When We’re Gone, Long Gone – John Starling & Emmylou Harris
Blackhawk – Daniel Lanois & Emmylou Harris
All The Roadrunning – Mary Chapin Carpenter, Vince Gill
The Pearl – Conor Oberst, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin
When I Stop Dreaming – Martina McBride
Prayer In Open D – Patty Griffin
Together Again – Vince Gill
Two More Bottles of Wine – Sheryl Crow & Vince Gill
Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) – Kris Kristofferson
Till I Gain Control Again – Alison Krauss
Boulder To Birmingham – Emmylou Harris (with Full Ensemble)

DVD/Blu-ray
One Of These Days – Buddy Miller
Will The Circle Be Unbroken – Mavis Staples
Red Dirt Girl – Shawn Colvin
Michelangelo – The Milk Carton Kids
Wheels – Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen
Orphan Girl – Holly Williams & Chris Coleman
Bluebird Wine – Trampled By Turtles
Hickory Wind – Lucinda Williams
You’re Still On My Mind – Rodney Crowell
Born To Run – Lee Ann Womack
When We’re Gone, Long Gone – John Starling & Emmylou Harris
Blackhawk – Daniel Lanois & Emmylou Harris
Wrecking Ball- Iron & Wine, Daniel Lanois
Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight – Shovels & Rope
All The Roadrunning – Mary Chapin Carpenter & Vince Gill
The Pearl – Conor Oberst, Shawn Colvin & Patty Griffin
When I Stop Dreaming – Martina McBride
Prayer In Open D – Patty Griffin
Pancho And Lefty – Steve Earle, Lee Ann Womack & Herb Pedersen
Together Again – Vince Gill
Two More Bottles of Wine – Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill
Loving Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again) – Kris Kristofferson
Till I Gain Control Again – Alison Krauss
Cash On The Barrelhead – Alison Krauss
Boulder To Birmingham – Emmylou Harris (with Full Ensemble)

DVD/Blu-ray Bonus Performances
Sin City – Steve Earle
Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn – Sara Watkins

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