Here on my Emmylou Harris songs page you'll find several free pdf chord and lyric sheets along with tutorial demos and links to purchase full lessons in .mp4 format.
To date I've covered more Emmylou Harris top songs than any other female artist. Emmylou is admired by many artists across many musical styles. She can sing virtually any style of music, and having a long successful career in music is a testament of her talents. You'll see some Emmylou Harris album covers below so you know where the song originated.
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You'll find several Emmylou Harris songs on their own pages and not listed below on this page. Those songs include Beneath Still Waters, Together Again, This Is Us and Making Believe.
Blue Kentucky Girl is a track from the 1979 album of the same name.
This single managed to chart at #6 in the US and #7 in Canada. It was first recorded by Loretta Lynn in 1965 from her album with the same name, Blue Kentucky Girl. Skeeter Davis also released a version in 1982.
Boulder To Birmingham was co-written by Emmylou Harris and Bill Danoff and appears on her 1978 Profile: Best Of Emmylou Harris album.
The song was never released as a single.
Cosmonaut appears on the soundtrack of the 2012 film Lawless.
Not much info on this song but it doesn't appear that it was ever released as a single.
Feeling Single Seeing Double was written by songwriter Wayne Kemp and recorded by Emmylou Harris in 1975 fro her Elite Hotel album.
This track was never released as a single.
Gold Watch And Chain early recordings is by The Carter Family back in 1933-1934.
Emmylou covered the song for her 1980 album entitled Roses In The Snow.
I Still Miss Someone is a track from the 1989 album Bluebird.
The song was one of three singles released from that album and the song managed to chart at #51.
One Of These Days was released as a single from the 1976 album Elite Hotel.
The track peaked at #3 in the US and #2 in Canada. Tammy Wynette also covered the song in 1976.
Save The Last Dance For Me of course is an old Drifters song from 1960.
Emmylou covered the song in 1979 in a bluegrass format for her Blue Kentucky Girl album and had a top 10 country hit.
The Green Rolling Hills Of West Virginia was recorded for the album Quarter Moon In A Ten Cent Town which was released in 1978.
This track was never released as a single.
Til I Gain Control Again was written by Rodney Crowell in 1975, who at the time was still playing in Emmylou's band.
Emmylou put the song on her 1975 Elite Hotel album.
Two More Bottles Of Wine was a #1 hit for Emmylou Harris when she released her version of this Delbert McClinton song back in 1978.
The song was a #1 hit on both the US and Canadian country charts.
Wayfaring Stranger was released as a single from the 1980 album Roses In The Snow.
It was a #1 hit in Canada and a #7 hit in the US. The earliest known version of this song is 1858. Burl Ives recorded the song in 1944 and Johnny Cash put out a version in 2000.
Download the free Wayfaring Stranger Emmylou Harris lyrics below.
When I Stop Dreaming is an old Louvin Brothers song which Emmylou put on her 1977 album, Luxury Liner.
This song was never released as a single.
Let's get these few questions out of the way which I've seen beginning with is Emmylou Harris still alive? Yes she is. How old is Emmylou Harris? In Apr of 2023 she will be 76 yrs old. Was Emmylou Harris and Graham Parsons ever married? No they were not. Where was Emmylou Harris born? That would be Birmingham Alabama.
She has been married three times, has two daughters from the first two marriages and now has a granddaughter born in 2009 and a grandson born in 2012. Emmylou is also a vegetarian.
Emmylou has worked with many artists over the years across all styles and as she said in an interview, one song at a time. She has won 14 Grammy Awards, 3 CMA Awards and 2 AMA Awards to date. There have been several Emmylou Harris Greatest Hits albums over the years so that should tell you something.
Her roots began in folk music being inspired by artists such as Joan Biaz, Bob Dylan, Buffy St Marie, Ian & Sylvia and Pete Seeger. Later on working with the late Gram Parsons, she got into the country music field. Emmylou was on a drama scholarship to become an actress, but followed a bunch of hippies to Virginia Beach and then followed a career into music. A decision I'll bet she doesn't regret at all.