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Emmylou Harris Lands 2015 Polar Music Prize

10th March 2015

The veteran singer will share Sweden's prestigious music honour with Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, who has been deaf since the age of 12. Harris tells Billboard.com, "Every day brings a new...

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Stars Line Up For Emmylou Harris Tribute Show

7th November 2014

Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson and Martina Mcbride are among the stars lining up to salute veteran singer Emmylou Harris at a special tribute concert next year (15).Singers including Mavis Staples, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Lucinda Williams,...

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Emmylou Harris And Vince Gill To Lead Hall Of Fame Tribute To Everly Brothers

4th September 2014

Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill are among the star-studded musicians who have been tapped to pay homage to the Everly Brothers at an upcoming tribute concert at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.In July...

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Joan Osbourne & Emmylou Harris To Headline All-women Festival At Sea

24th June 2014

Joan Osbourne, Emmylou Harris and Heart are hitting the high seas in November (14) for an all-woman cruise.The Grammy Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock event will set sail from Miami, Florida on 4 November...

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Linda Ronstadt Praises Emmylou Harris For Parkinson's Support

5th May 2014

Singer Linda Ronstadt has thanked fellow veteran star Emmylou Harris for keeping her spirits up during dark days as she battles Parkinson's disease.The multi-Grammy Award winner revealed last year (13) that she has been diagnosed...

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Fascinating Fact: 4118179

20th March 2014

Veteran country star Emmylou Harris is set to write her first autobiography. The singer/songwriter has signed a deal with publishing house Blue Rider Press to write the as-yet-untitled book, which is scheduled for release in...

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Emmylou Harris Lands Plea Deal In Hit-and-run Case

7th November 2013

Veteran country star Emmylou Harris has been ordered to pay $5,000 (£3,330) to a motorist involved in her alleged hit-and-run accident last year (12).The singer, 66, was charged with a misdemeanour in January (13), almost...

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Emmylou Harris And Shovels & Rope Honoured At Americana Awards

19th September 2013

Veteran singer Emmylou Harris and folk duo Shovels & Rope were double winners at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards on Wednesday (18Sep13), taking home two prizes each.Harris and her longtime collaborator Rodney Crowell...

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Folk You! Emmylou Harris Denies Hit-and-run Attack In Court

By Michael West | 31st January 2013

Emmylou Harris has entered a plea of "not guilty" after being charged with a hit-and-run attack in October. The legendary country singer, songwriter and backing vocalist was charged when police deemed she had crashed her...

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Emmylou Harris Charged With Hit And Run

30th January 2013

Country star Emmylou Harris has been charged with a hit and run following a car accident in October (12).The singer reportedly bumped her rental car into another vehicle on a freeway in Los Angeles on...

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Dan Auerbach, Emmylou Harris And Kris Kristofferson To Play Tribute Gig

9th January 2013

The Black Keys star Dan Auerbach and country legends Emmylou Harris and Kris Kristofferson are among the artists taking part in a tribute show in honour of singer/songwriter and producer Cowboy Jack Clement.The stars will...

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Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

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Emmylou Harris Investigated For Alleged Hit And Run

29th December 2012

Country star Emmylou Harris was investigated by officials in California following an October (12) car crash, according to a U.S. report.The singer allegedly bumped her car into another vehicle on a freeway in Los Angeles...

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Emmylou Harris Investigated For Suspected Hit And Run

By Joe Wilde | 29th December 2012

Singer Emmylou Harris could potentially be facing some pretty hefty charges, after it emerged that she is being investigated for a suspected hit and run case in Los Angeles, TMZ reports.The multi-Grammy winning artist...

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Emmylou Harris Joins Animal Welfare Campaign

16th November 2012

Country star Emmylou Harris has joined forces with animal welfare charity Crossroad Campus to team up abandoned pets with disadvantaged youths and adults.The singer and animal lover regularly hosts dog adoption days and benefit concerts,...

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Emmylou Harris Launches Doggie Festival Woofstock

9th August 2012

Country music star Emmylou Harris has launched a new festival initiative to raise funds for her animal shelter.The animal-loving star will headline the inaugural Woofstock event at The Woods Ampitheatre in Fontanel, Tennessee on 18...

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Pete Seeger To Release All-star Duets

2nd August 2012

Folk legend Pete Seeger has teamed up with stars including Bruce Springsteen and Emmylou Harris for an album of duets.Steve Earle, Dar Williams and Rage Against The MAChine rocker Tom Morello have also recorded collaborations...

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Kitty Wells Death Sparks Tributes From Country Greats

17th July 2012

The death of country music singer Kitty Wells has been reported by the Los Angeles Times today (July 17, 2012). Kitty, 92, was one of the first influential and successful female country singers, who scored...

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Reba Mcentire Headlining International Festival Of Country Music

7th October 2011

Reba McEntire, Ricky Skaggs and Little Big Town will headline the London leg of the International Festival of Country Music. The festival will see the county stars transplanted from their spiritual home of Nashville, Tennessee...

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Emmylou Harris Talks Life On The Tour Bus

26th April 2011

Emmylou Harris - The American country musician and multiple Grammy Award winner Emmylou Harris, says she wouldn't swap life on the tour bus for a private jet, reports the Huffington Post. Harris has described herself...

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Emmylou Harris Writes Tribute Track For Mccarrigle

18th April 2011

Country legend Emmylou Harris has told of her heartache over the death of Kate Mcgarrigle last year (10), insisting she is still devastated about losing the woman she loved like a sister.The singer/songwriter was at...

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Alison Krauss Reveals Greatest Song

12th April 2011

Alison Krauss says 'Dimming of the Day' by the singer songwriter Richard Thompson is "one of the greatest songs for a woman to sing". Alison Krauss covers the track on her highly anticipated new album...

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Mccartney Fan Taylor Swift

22nd October 2010

Taylor Swift is inspired by Paul McCartney. The 20-year-old singer admits the British singer and country crooner Emmylou Harris are her biggest idols because they have had long careers but never given away more than...

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White & Harris Named To Nashville Council

13th May 2009

Rocker JACK WHITE and country star EMMYLOU HARRIS have been given city official status in Nashville, Tennessee after joining a mayoral list of advisers. The two stars and Brooks & Dunn singer Kix Brooks have been...

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Fascinating Fact 6277

1st November 2008

RUFUS and MARTHA WAINWRIGHT, their mother KATE MCGARRIGLE and aunt ANNA MCGARRIGLE are to host a third annual holiday show at New York's Carnegie Hall on 10 December (08). This year's guests include musical couple...

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Harris + Hall For Country Hall Induction

12th February 2008

EMMYLOU HARRIS and TOM T. HALL will be among the acts inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame this year (08). The pair joins the Statler Brothers and Pop Stoneman in the class of...

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Nelson Honoured With Bmi Icon

7th November 2007

WILLIE NELSON was honoured with the icon accolade at the Broadcast Music Incentives' (BMI) Country Awards on Tuesday(06Nov07), with stars including TOBY KEITH, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, EMMYLOU HARRIS and KEITH URBAN in attendance to pay tribute...

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Emmylou Loves Living With Mum

23rd October 2007

Country icon EMMYLOU HARRIS has found true joy in grief after moving in with her mother after her father's death. The singer/songwriter never envisioned she and her aged mother would end up living together after...

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Fascinating Fact 4151

22nd October 2007

A fan of country star EMMYLOU HARRIS has set up a Humane Society fund in honour of the singer's 60th birthday. The fund is named after Harris' dog KEETA.

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Harris + Lovett Take To The Seas On Country Cruise

8th June 2007

Country singers EMMYLOU HARRIS and LYLE LOVETT are among the stars taking part in a seven day music cruise in the Caribbean next February (08). The pair join Shawn Colvin, John Hiatt, Patty Griffin and...

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