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Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
(born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She has released many popular albums and singles over the course of her career, and she has won 14 Grammys, the Polar Music Prize, and numerous other honors, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 2018 she was presented the Grammy
Grammy
Lifetime Achievement Award.[1] Her work and recordings include work as a solo artist, a bandleader, an interpreter of other composers' works, a singer-songwriter, and a backing vocalist and duet partner. She has worked with numerous leading artists, including Gram Parsons, Linda Ronstadt, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Bob Dylan, John Denver, Don Williams, The Band, Patty Griffin, Mark Knopfler, Albert Lee, Delbert McClinton, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bright Eyes, Rodney Crowell, John Prine, Neil Young, Steve Earle, Garrison Keillor, and Ryan Adams.

Contents

1 Biography

1.1 Early years 1.2 With Gram Parsons 1.3 The Hot Band 1.4 The Roots records 1.5 Pop-chart success, songwriting 1.6 New directions 1.7 Later work

2 Activism 3 Awards and other honors

3.1 Grammy
Grammy
Awards 3.2 Country Music Association
Country Music Association
Awards 3.3 Academy of Country Music Awards 3.4 International Bluegrass Music Association
International Bluegrass Music Association
Awards 3.5 Americana Music Association
Americana Music Association
Awards 3.6 Other honors

4 Discography

4.1 Collaborations and other appearances

5 References 6 Sources 7 External links

Biography[edit] Early years[edit] Harris is from a career military family. Her father, Walter Harris (1921-1993),[2] was a Marine Corps
Marine Corps
officer, and her mother, Eugenia (1921-2014),[3] was a wartime military wife. Her father was reported missing in action in Korea
Korea
in 1952 and spent ten months as a prisoner of war. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Harris spent her childhood in North Carolina
North Carolina
and Woodbridge, Virginia, where she graduated from Gar-Field Senior High School
Gar-Field Senior High School
as class valedictorian. She won a drama scholarship to the UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance
UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance
at the University of North Carolina
North Carolina
at Greensboro, where she began to study music seriously, learning to play the songs of Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez
Joan Baez
on guitar. She dropped out of college to pursue her musical aspirations, and moved to New York City, working as a waitress to support herself while performing folk songs in Greenwich Village coffeehouses during the 1960s folk music boom.[4] She married fellow songwriter Tom Slocum in 1969 and recorded her first album, Gliding Bird. Harris and Slocum soon divorced, and Harris and her newborn daughter Hallie moved in with her parents in Clarksville, Maryland, a suburb near Washington, D.C.[4][5][6] With Gram Parsons[edit]

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Harris soon returned to performing as part of a trio with Gerry Mule and Tom Guidera. In 1971, members of the country rock group the Flying Burrito Brothers saw her perform; former Byrds member Chris Hillman had taken over the band after the departure of founder Gram Parsons, was impressed by Harris, and briefly considered asking her to join the Flying Burrito Brothers. Instead, Hillman recommended her to Parsons, who was looking for a female vocalist to collaborate with on his first solo album, GP. Harris toured as a member of Parsons's band, the Fallen Angels, in 1973, and the pair shone during vocal harmonies and duets. Later that year, Parsons and Harris worked on a studio album, Grievous Angel. Parsons died in his motel room near what is now Joshua Tree National Park on September 19, 1973, from an accidental overdose of drugs and alcohol. Parsons's Grievous Angel
Grievous Angel
was released posthumously in 1974, and three more tracks from his sessions with Harris were included on another posthumous Parsons album, Sleepless Nights, in 1976. One more album of recorded material from that period was packaged as Live 1973, but was not released until 1982.[citation needed] The Hot Band[edit]

Hot Band member James Burton

Warner Brothers
Warner Brothers
A&R representative Mary Martin introduced Harris to Canadian producer Brian Ahern, who produced her major label debut album, Pieces of the Sky, released in 1975 on Reprise Records. The album was surprisingly eclectic, especially by Nashville
Nashville
standards, including cover versions of the Beatles' "For No One", Merle Haggard's "Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down" and the Louvin Brothers' "If I Could Only Win Your Love". It also featured "Bluebird Wine", a composition by a young Texas
Texas
songwriter, Rodney Crowell, who was the first in a long line of songwriters whose talents Harris has championed. The record was one of the most expensive country records produced at the time, featuring the talents of James Burton, Glen Hardin, Ron Tutt, Ray Pohlman, and Bill Payne, as well as two tracks ("Before Believing" and "Queen of the Silver Dollar") that were cut with the Angel Band. Two singles were released: "Too Far Gone", which initially charted at No. 73 (a 1979 reissue hit No. 13), and Harris's first big hit, "If I Could Only Win Your Love", a duet with Herb Pedersen
Herb Pedersen
(later a founding member of the Desert Rose Band), which peaked at No. 4. Executives of Warner Bros. Records
Warner Bros. Records
(Reprise Records's parent company) told Harris they would agree to record her if she would "get a hot band". Harris did so, enlisting guitarist James Burton
James Burton
and pianist Glen Hardin, both of whom had played with Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley
as well as Parsons. Burton was a renowned guitarist, starting in Ricky Nelson's band in the 1950s, and Hardin had been a member of the Crickets. Other Hot Band members were drummer John Ware, pedal steel guitarist Hank DeVito, and bassist Emory Gordy, Jr., with whom Harris had worked while performing with Parsons. Singer-songwriter Crowell was enlisted as a rhythm guitarist and duet partner.[7] Harris's first tour schedule originally dovetailed around Presley's, owing to Burton and Hardin's continuing commitments to Presley's band. The Hot Band lived up to its name, with most of the members moving on with fresh talent replacing them as they went on to solo careers of their own. Elite Hotel, released in December 1975, established that the buzz created by Pieces of the Sky was well-founded. Unusual for country albums at the time, which largely revolved around a hit single, Harris's albums borrowed their approach from the album-oriented rock market. In terms of quality and artistic merit, tracks like "Sin City", "Wheels", and "Till I Gain Control Again", which weren't singles, easily stood against tracks like "Together Again", "Sweet Dreams", and "One of These Days", which were. Elite Hotel was a No. 1 country album and also did sufficiently well as a crossover success with the rock audience. Harris appealed to those who normally disapproved of the country market's pull toward crossover pop singles ("Together Again" and "Sweet Dreams" both topped the country charts). Elite Hotel won a Grammy
Grammy
in 1976 for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female. Harris's reputation for guest work continued. She contributed to albums by Linda Ronstadt, Guy Clark
Guy Clark
and Neil Young, and she was tapped by Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
to perform on his Desire album. Harris also filmed one of the studio sequences, owing to her touring schedule, in the Band's The Last Waltz, singing "Evangeline". Burton left the Hot Band in 1976, choosing to remain with Elvis Presley's band, and was replaced by English guitarist Albert Lee. Harris's commercial apex was Luxury Liner, released in 1977, which remains one of her definitive records. On Luxury Liner, Harris's mix of songs from Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry
("(You Never Can Tell) C'est la Vie"), Gram Parsons (the title track and "She"), the Carter Family ("Hello Stranger") and Kitty Wells
Kitty Wells
("Making Believe") illustrate a continuity and artistic merit to country music often overlooked at the time. Even so, many fans expected more original tunes, so she became known as a cover artist. Despite Top Ten singles with "C'est la Vie" and "Making Believe", the album's best-known track is the first recorded cover of Townes Van Zandt's classic "Pancho & Lefty", which would be a No. 1 hit for Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson
and Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard
in 1983. At the end of 1977, Crowell left the Hot Band to pursue a solo career; his replacement was bluegrass multi-instrumentalist and singer Ricky Skaggs. Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town signaled a slight change of direction from Harris's previous three albums. Rather than mixing classic and contemporary, the album is made up largely of recently written songs, though from a wide variety of writers. "Two More Bottles of Wine", written by Delbert McClinton, became Harris's third No. 1 single; "To Daddy", written by Dolly Parton, went to No. 3; and a third single, "Easy from Now On", went Top Twenty. The album included two songs by Crowell ("I Ain't Living Long Like This" and "Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight"), two by songwriter Jesse Winchester ("Defying Gravity" and "My Songbird"), and one by Utah Phillips ("Green Rolling Hills"). The Roots records[edit] In January 1977, Harris married Brian Ahern.[4] Their (Harris' second and also Ahern's second) daughter, Meghann, was born in 1979. During this period, Harris recorded and released three studio albums that reflected a shift toward traditional country (at a time when the public was beginning to embrace a more polished Urban Cowboy
Urban Cowboy
sound). The roots direction was prominent in her Grammy
Grammy
Award–winning 1979 album Blue Kentucky Girl. Apart from a cover of the Drifters' "Save the Last Dance for Me", the album was largely made up of classic-styled country material in the vein of Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
and Kitty Wells. One of her best-loved albums, it includes songs from the Louvin Brothers' "Everytime You Leave", Willie Nelson's "Sister's Coming Home" and Gram Parsons's signature "Hickory Wind". Wesley Rose took special interest in Harris's recording of "Beneath Still Waters", which became a No. 1 hit.[citation needed] A Christmas album, Light of the Stable, was released in 1979; its title track featured backing vocals by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Neil Young, all three of whom Harris had worked with sporadically since the mid-1970s, and with whom she continued to collaborate through the 2000s. (Harris, Parton and Ronstadt began working on a trio album during this time, though it remained unfinished for nearly a decade; a few of the tracks recorded for the project were released on their respective solo albums in the interim.) The album is largely acoustic, featuring readings of traditional fare such as "Silent Night", "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "The First Noel".[citation needed] In the 1980s, Harris explored country music's history further with the bluegrass-oriented recording of Roses in the Snow, featuring Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, Albert Lee, Emory Gordy Jr. and Jerry Douglas. Harris's versions of the traditional "Wayfaring Stranger" and Paul Simon's "The Boxer" were strong singles.[citation needed] In 1980, Harris recorded "That Lovin' You Feelin' Again" with Roy Orbison. The duet's recording was a Top-10 hit on both the Country and Adult Contemporary charts. They were awarded a Grammy
Grammy
for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group. She was featured on Paul Kennerley's concept album The Legend of Jesse James, which also featured Levon Helm
Levon Helm
of the Band and Johnny Cash.[8][citation needed] Pop-chart success, songwriting[edit] In 1981, Harris's recordings reached the Top 40 on the Billboard pop chart with a cover of "Mister Sandman"—again Top 10 Country as well as Adult Contemporary—from her Evangeline album. (The album version of the song was a track from the Trio sessions with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt, but neither Parton's nor Ronstadt's record companies would allow their artists' vocals to be used on the single, so Harris re-recorded the song, singing all three parts for the single release of the song.)[citation needed] Harris moved to Nashville
Nashville
in 1982. White Shoes in 1983 included an eclectic pairing of the rockish reading of "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" with a remake of the Donna Summer
Donna Summer
hit "On the Radio", as well as tracks from a diverse group of songwriters including Hot Band member Crowell, Sandy Denny
Sandy Denny
and T-Bone Burnett. It was her last album produced by Brian Ahern until All I Intended to Be
All I Intended to Be
in 2008.[citation needed] Harris's major-label releases thus far included few of her own songs, but in 1985 her songwriting skills were prominent with the release of a concept album The Ballad of Sally Rose, for which she co-wrote all of the songs. The album was semi-autobiographical, based loosely on her relationship with Parsons. Harris described it as a "country opera", and a "huge commercial disaster".[9] Her co-writer and producer on the album, English songwriter and musician Paul Kennerley, the writer of the hit singles "Born to Run" (on Harris's 1981 Cimarron album) and "In My Dreams" (on White Shoes). Kennerley also produced her next album, Thirteen. They married in 1985 and divorced in 1993.[citation needed] In 1987, nearly a full decade after their first attempt, Harris teamed up with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt
Linda Ronstadt
for a long-promised and long-anticipated Trio disc. The album was the biggest commercial success of Harris's career, spending five weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Country Albums chart (also quickly reaching the Top 10 on the Pop Albums chart). It sold several million copies and produced four Top 10 Country hits, including "To Know Him Is To Love Him", which hit No. 1. The recording was nominated for the coveted Album of the Year Grammy
Grammy
award (given to U2 that year for The Joshua Tree) and the three women won the statuette for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal; the album's Linda Thompson-penned track "Telling Me Lies" reached No. 3 Country, No. 25 Adult Contemporary, and was nominated for a Grammy
Grammy
as 1987's Best Country Song.[citation needed] Harris also released a solo album in 1987, Angel Band, featuring traditional gospel songs, on which she worked with then rising country star Vince Gill, and others. In 1989, she recorded two songs with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
on their album, Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Volume II. In a snippet of studio chatter included on one of the tracks, she talked during the recording session about her beginnings and how music had changed:[citation needed]

Years ago I had the experience of sitting around in a living room with a bunch of people and singing and playing, and it was like a spiritual experience, it was wonderful. And I decided then that was what I was going to do with my life was play music, do music. In the making of records, I think over the years we've all gotten a little too technical, a little too hung up on getting things perfect. We've lost the living room. The living room has gone out of the music, but today I feel like we got it back.

1989's Bluebird album, which featured contributions from Marty Stuart, Bonnie Raitt, and Kate & Anna McGarrigle, included the singles "Heartbreak Hill", which reached No. 8 on the U.S. country singles chart, and "Heaven Only Knows", which reached No. 16, the most recent top-twenty chart singles of Harris' career. The following year's Brand New Dance
Brand New Dance
album received favorable reviews, but marked the beginning of a chart and airplay decline for Harris.[citation needed] Around 1991, she dissolved The Hot Band and formed a new band of acoustic musicians— Sam Bush
Sam Bush
on fiddle, mandolin and vocals, Roy Huskey, Jr. on bass and vocals, Larry Atamanuik on drums, Al Perkins on banjo, guitar, Dobro
Dobro
guitar and vocals, and Jon Randall
Jon Randall
on guitar, mandolin and vocals—which she named The Nash Ramblers. They recorded a Grammy
Grammy
Award-winning live album in 1992 at the Ryman Auditorium
Ryman Auditorium
in Nashville, Tennessee, which led to the $8 million restoration of the facility into a premium concert and event venue. It was her last album with Reprise Records. She has been a member of the Grand Ole Opry since 1992.[10][11] New directions[edit] By the 1990s, Harris started receiving less airplay as mainstream country stations began shifting their focus to the youth-oriented "new country" format. As with Brand New Dance, 1993's Cowgirl's Prayer—Harris's first studio album after her switch to Elektra Records—was critically praised but received little airplay,[12] and its lead single, "High Powered Love" charted low, peaking at No. 63, prompting her to shift her career in a new direction. In 1995, Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
was a regular contributor to the original series of the BBC's Transatlantic Sessions; contributing to each of its seven episodes of collaborative live performances by various leading folk and country musicians, who would play music, mostly from Scotland, Ireland, England and North America.[13] In 1995, Harris released one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the decade, Wrecking Ball, produced by Daniel Lanois, best known for his work with U2, Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
and Bob Dylan. An experimental album for Harris, the record included Harris's rendition of the Neil Young–penned title track (Young himself provided guest vocals on two of the album's songs), Steve Earle's "Goodbye", Julie Miller's "All My Tears", Jimi Hendrix's "May This Be Love", Anna McGarrigle's "Goin' Back to Harlan" and Gillian Welch's "Orphan Girl". U2's Larry Mullen, Jr., played drums for the project. The album received virtually no country airplay, but it brought Harris to the attention of alternative rock listeners, many of whom had never listened to her music before. Harris then took her Wrecking Ball material on the road, releasing the live Spyboy
Spyboy
in 1998, backed with a power trio consisting of Nashville producer, songwriter and guitarist Buddy Miller
Buddy Miller
and two New Orleans musicians, drummer Brady Blade and bassist-vocalist-percussionist Daryl Johnson. In addition to performing songs from Wrecking Ball, the album updated many of Harris's career hits, including "Boulder to Birmingham". Also in 1998, she appeared prominently on Willie Nelson's moody, instrumentally sparse Teatro album, produced by Wrecking Ball producer Lanois.[14] During the summer of 1997 and 1998, Harris joined Sarah McLachlan's all-woman musical touring festival, the Lilith Fair, where new artists like Patty Griffin
Patty Griffin
could share new experiences and ideas with seasoned musicians like Harris and Bonnie Raitt. In January 1999, Harris released Trio 2 with Parton and Ronstadt. Much of the album had actually been recorded in 1994 but remained unreleased for nearly five years because of record label and personnel disputes, conflicting schedules, and career priorities of the three artists. Trio 2 was much more contemporary-sounding than its predecessor and was certified Gold. It included their version of Neil Young's classic "After the Gold Rush", which became a popular music video and won another Grammy—this one for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals. Harris and Ronstadt then released a duet album, Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions, later the same year. The two superstars toured together that fall in support of the disc. Both albums made the Top 10 of Billboard's Country Albums chart and also did well on the pop chart. Also in 1999, Harris paid tribute to her former singing partner Gram Parsons by serving as co-executive producer of Return of the Grievous Angel: A Tribute to Gram Parsons, an album that brought together more than a dozen artists. Harris performed duets with Beck, Sheryl Crow and the Pretenders on this album's tracks. In 2000, Harris released her solo follow-up to Wrecking Ball, Red Dirt Girl, produced by Lanois protégé Malcolm Burn. For the first time since The Ballad of Sally Rose, the album contained a number of Harris's own compositions. Like Wrecking Ball, the album's sound leaned more toward alternative rock than country. Nevertheless, it reached No. 5 on Billboard's Country Albums chart as well as a healthy No. 54 on the pop side. It also won Harris another of her 13 Grammy
Grammy
awards, in the category of Best Contemporary Folk Album. Harris also accompanied alternative country singer Ryan Adams
Ryan Adams
on his solo debut, Heartbreaker and sang on Tracy Chapman's fifth album, Telling Stories. Also in 2000, Harris joined an all-star group of traditional country, folk and blues artists for the T-Bone Burnett–produced soundtrack to the Coen Brothers
Coen Brothers
film, O Brother, Where Art Thou? The soundtrack won multiple CMA, ACM and Grammy
Grammy
awards. A documentary/concert film, Down from the Mountain, featured the artists performing music from the film and other songs at the Ryman Auditorium. Harris and many of the same artists took their show on the road for the Down from the Mountain Tour in 2002. In 2003, Harris supplied the finishing touches in harmonizing with the Dixie Chicks
Dixie Chicks
on a song they were recording in the studio, "Godspeed". Later work[edit] Harris released Stumble into Grace, her follow-up to Red Dirt Girl, in 2003. Like its predecessor, it contained mostly self-penned material. In 2004, Harris led the Sweet Harmony Traveling Revue with Gillian Welch, David Rawlings, Buddy Miller
Buddy Miller
and Patty Griffin. They performed singly and together and swapped instruments. On September 9, 2005, Harris participated in "Shelter from the Storm: A Concert for the Gulf Coast", a series of concerts simulcast by most American television stations to raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. She performed with Beth Neilsen Chapman and the Dixie Chicks, harmonizing on Patty Griffin's song "Mary". She also lent her voice to the soundtrack of the critically acclaimed 2005 film, Brokeback Mountain, on the song "A Love That Will Never Grow Old", which was controversially omitted from Oscar consideration because of the insubstantial amount of time the song played during the film.

Harris playing in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Netherlands
(2006)

In 2005, Harris worked with Conor Oberst
Conor Oberst
on Bright Eyes' release, I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning, performing backup vocals on three tracks. In July, she joined Elvis Costello
Elvis Costello
on several dates of his U.S. tour, performing alongside Costello and his band on several numbers each night. July also saw the release of The Very Best of Emmylou Harris: Heartaches & Highways, a single-disc retrospective of Harris's career, on the Rhino Entertainment
Rhino Entertainment
label. This same year, Harris appeared as a guest vocalist on Neil Young's widely acclaimed Prairie Wind. She also appeared in the Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme
documentary concert film Neil Young: Heart of Gold, released in 2006.

Harris performing with Mark Knopfler, in the Netherlands

All the Roadrunning, an album of collaborations with former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler, was released in April 2006 and supported by a tour of Europe and the U.S. The album was a commercial success, reaching No. 8 in the U.K. and No. 17 in the U.S. Selections recorded during the All the Roadrunning
All the Roadrunning
tour performance at the Gibson Amphitheatre
Gibson Amphitheatre
were released as a CD/DVD package titled Real Live Roadrunning in November 2006. In addition to several of the compositions that Harris and Knopfler recorded together in the studio, Real Live Roadrunning
Real Live Roadrunning
features solo hits from both members of the duo, as well as a few classic tracks from Knopfler's days with Dire Straits. Harris is featured on A Tribute to Joni Mitchell, released on April 24, 2007. Harris covered the song "The Magdalene Laundries" (originally on Mitchell's 1994 album, Turbulent Indigo). She sang "Another Pot o' Tea" with Anne Murray
Anne Murray
on Murray's album Anne Murray Duets: Friends and Legends, released on November 13, 2007, in Canada and on January 15, 2008, in the U.S. Harris wrote a song entitled "In Rodanthe" for the 2008 film Nights in Rodanthe.

Harris and Red Dirt Boys Phil Madeira
Phil Madeira
and Rickie Simpkins in 2008

A solo album, All I Intended to Be, was released on June 10, 2008, to critical acclaim. It reached the Top Five of Billboard's Country Albums chart and the Top 20 of the Pop Albums chart. Contributors include Buddy Miller, the McGarrigle sisters, Vince Gill, Phil Madeira, and her Trio sister Dolly Parton. Harris toured with an ensemble she dubbed the Red Dirt Boys, featuring Phil Madeira
Phil Madeira
on accordion, guitar, and keyboards, Colin Linden
Colin Linden
on guitar and banjo, Rickie Simpkins on mandolin and fiddle, Chris Donohue on bass, and Bryan Owings on drums.[15] It did not include Miller, who was touring with Robert Plant, Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss
and T-Bone Burnett
T-Bone Burnett
at the time. In 2009, Harris toured with Patty Griffin, Shawn Colvin, and Miller as "Three Girls and Their Buddy". Madeira, Simpkins, and Donohue performed with her in late 2008 and 2009, appearing on "A Prairie Home Companion" and at MerleFest
MerleFest
and the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. In September 2009, Owings rejoined the Red Dirt Boys with Miller for the remainder of 2009. In April 2009 Harris became a grandmother when her daughter gave birth to a daughter, Prudence.[16] In 2010, Harris regrouped with the latest version of the Red Dirt Boys—Madeira, Owings, Donohue, and Simpkins—for Lilith Fair
Lilith Fair
summer dates and a scheduled U.S. autumn tour. According to an interview with Bonnie Tyler
Bonnie Tyler
by Digital Spy, Harris will be teaming up with her on Tyler's upcoming album. Harris will do backing vocals on a song written and produced by Wayne Warner. A recent solo album, Hard Bargain, was released on the Nonesuch label on April 26, 2011. It reached No. 3 on Billboard's Country Albums chart—her highest-charting album since 1980—and the Top 20 of the Pop Albums chart. PBS host Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley
interviewed Harris in a program that aired on April 20, 2011. In the interview Harris spoke of being a straight-A student in high school, which led her to being selected as valedictorian, and recounted learning to play guitar by memorizing three chords.[17] In 2011 she released a version of the song 'To Ohio' in collaboration with the American indie folk band 'The Low Anthem'. Later in 2011, she collaborated with Australian musician and screenwriter Nick Cave
Nick Cave
on the soundtrack to John Hillcoat's film Lawless. Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, U.S., the film was released in August 2012 in the U.S. and September 2012 in the U.K. The 2012 single "Emmylou", by the Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit on their album The Lion's Roar, is in part a tribute to Harris, with lyrics referring to her relationship to Gram Parsons. In September 2012, she was featured in a campaign called "30 Songs/30 Days" to support Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, a multi-platform media project inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book.[18] Old Yellow Moon, an album of duets featuring Harris and former Hot Band member Rodney Crowell, was released on February 26, 2013.[19] It was another Billboard Top 10 Country album for Harris, and in 2014 she won her 13th Grammy Award
Grammy Award
for it. Emmylou first appeared on A Prairie Home Companion
A Prairie Home Companion
in 1985 and has been a fan favourite ever since.[20] The Traveling Kind, a collaboration with Rodney Crowell, was released May 12, 2015 by Nonesuch Records[21] which earned the pair a second Americana Music Award for Duo/Group of the year and also garnered two Grammy
Grammy
nominations. In 2016, Harris was honored with a tribute concert entitled The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris, which was later released as both a DVD and a live CD. The concert featured several of Harris's closest friends and collaborators including Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Patty Griffin, Lucinda Williams, Alison Krauss, Lee Ann Womack, Martina McBride, Vince Gill
Vince Gill
and Sheryl Crow.[22] Harris performed three songs at the concert: "Gone, Long Gone" (with John Starling), "Blackhawk" (with Daniel Lanois), and "Boulder to Birmingham" with the entire cast. To celebrate 25 years since Harris' ground-breaking At the Ryman, she reunited with the Nash Ramblers for a sold-out show where the album was played in its entirety.[23] To mark the occasion, the album was also released on vinyl for the first time.[24] In 2018, Harris received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and performed "Wildflowers" in tribute to Tom Petty
Tom Petty
alongside Chris Stapleton
Chris Stapleton
at the ceremony.[25] She is slated to appear at C2C: Country to Country, Europe's largest country music festival.[26] Activism[edit] In 1997 and 1998, Harris performed in Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair, promoting feminism in music. Since 1999, Harris has been organizing an annual benefit tour called Concerts for a Landmine Free World. All proceeds from the tours support the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation's (VVAF) efforts to assist innocent victims of conflicts around the world. The tour also benefits the VVAF's work to raise America's awareness of the global landmine problem. Artists that have joined Harris on the road for these dates include Mary Chapin Carpenter, Bruce Cockburn, Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle, Joan Baez, Patty Griffin, Nanci Griffith, Willie Nelson, and Lucinda Williams. Harris is a supporter of animal rights and an active member of PETA.[27] She founded, and in her spare time assists at, Bonaparte's Retreat, an animal shelter in Nashville.[28] She became a member of the newly formed Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
in 2011.[29][30] Awards and other honors[edit] Grammy
Grammy
Awards[edit] The Grammy
Grammy
Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in music. Harris has won 14 out of 48 nominations.

Year Category Nominated Work Result

1976 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female If Only I Could Win Your Love Nominated

1977 Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female Here, There and Everywhere Nominated

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Elite Hotel Won

1978 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Making Believe Nominated

1979 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town Nominated

1980 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Blue Kentucky Girl Won

1981 Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal That Lovin' You Feelin' Again with Roy Orbison Won

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Roses in the Snow Nominated

1982 Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal If I Needed You Don Williams Nominated

1983 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Cimarron Nominated

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Love Hurts
Love Hurts
with Gram Parsons Nominated

1984 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Last Date Nominated

1985 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female In My Dreams Won

1986 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female The Ballad of Sally Rose Nominated

1987 Album of the Year Trio with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Nominated

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal Trio with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Won

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Today I Started Loving You Again Nominated

1988 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals You Are with Glen Campbell Nominated

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Angel Band Nominated

1989 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Back in Baby's Arms Nominated

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals We Believe in Happy Endings with Earl Thomas Conley Nominated

1990 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Bluebird Nominated

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals Will the Circle Be Unbroken
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
with Roy Acuff, Johnny Cash, Levon Helm, Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs
and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Nominated

1992 Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal At the Ryman
At the Ryman
with Nash Ramblers Won

1992 Best Country Instrumental Performance Scotland (Track from At the Ryman) with Nash Ramblers Nominated

1994 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female High Powered Love Nominated

1995 Best Contemporary Folk Album Wrecking Ball Won

1998 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals Same Old Train with Alison Krauss, Clint Black, Dwight Yoakam, Earl Scruggs, Joe Diffie, Marty Stuart, Merle Haggard, Pam Tillis, Patty Loveless, Randy Travis, Ricky Skaggs
Ricky Skaggs
& Travis Tritt Won

1999 Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Love Still Remains Nominated

Best Contemporary Folk Album Spyboy Nominated

2000 Best Contemporary Folk Album Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions with Linda Ronstadt Nominated

Best Country Album Trio II
Trio II
with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Nominated

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals After the Gold Rush with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Won

2001 Best Contemporary Folk Album Red Dirt Girl Won

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female Ordinary Heart Nominated

2002 Album of the Year O Brother, Where Art Thou? with Various Artists Won

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals Didn't Leave Nobody But the Baby with Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss
and Gillian Welch Nominated

2003 Best Country Collaboration with Vocals Flesh and Blood with Mary Chapin Carpenter
Mary Chapin Carpenter
and Sheryl Crow Nominated

2004 Best Contemporary Folk Album Stumble Into Grace Nominated

2006 Best Female Country Vocal Performance The Connection Won

Best Country Collaboration with Vocals Shelter from the Storm with Rodney Crowell Nominated

2007 Best Contemporary Folk Album All The Roadrunning with Mark Knopfler Nominated

2009 Best Contemporary Folk Album All I Intended To Be Nominated

2012 Best Americana Album Hard Bargain Nominated

2014 Best Americana Album Old Yellow Moon
Old Yellow Moon
with Rodney Crowell Won

2016 Best Americana Album The Travelling Kind with Rodney Crowell Nominated

Best American Roots Song The Travelling Kind with Rodney Crowell
Rodney Crowell
and Cory Chisel Nominated

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award N/A Won

Country Music Association
Country Music Association
Awards[edit] The CMA Awards recognise outstanding achievement in the country music industry. Harris has won 3 awards out of 24 nominations.

Year Category Nominated Work Result

1976 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1977 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1978 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1979 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1980 Album of the Year Roses in the Snow Nominated

1981 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1982 Vocal Duo of the Year Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
& Don Williams Nominated

Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1983 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

Vocal Duo of the Year Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
& Don Williams Nominated

1984 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

Vocal Duo of the Year Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
& Don Williams Nominated

1980 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Won

1985 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1986 Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1987 Album of the Year Trio with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Nominated

Female Vocalist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

1988 Vocal Event of the Year Trio with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Won

Vocal Event of the Year We Believe in Happy Endings with Earl Thomas Conley Nominated

1990 Vocal Event of the Year Gulf Coast Highway with Willie Nelson Nominated

1999 Vocal Event of the Year Trio II
Trio II
with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Nominated

Vocal Event of the Year Same Old Train with Clint Black, Joe Diffie, Merle Haggard, Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Earl Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt
and Dwight Yoakam Nominated

2001 Album of the Year O Brother, Where Art Thou? Won

Vocal Event of the Year Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby with Alison Krauss
Alison Krauss
and Gillian Welch Nominated

Academy of Country Music Awards[edit] The ACM Awards
ACM Awards
recognise achievements in country music. Harris has won 2 awards from 12 nominations.

Year Category Nominated Work Result

1975 Most Promising Female Vocalist Emmylou Harris Nominated

1976 Top Female Vocalist Emmylou Harris Nominated

1977 Top Female Vocalist Emmylou Harris Nominated

1979 Album of the Year Blue Kentucky Girl Nominated

1980 Top Female Vocalist Emmylou Harris Nominated

1981 Top Female Vocalist Emmylou Harris Nominated

Top Vocal Duet Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
& Don Williams Nominated

1984 Top Female Vocalist Emmylou Harris Nominated

1987 Album of the Year Trio with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt Won

1998 Vocal Event of the Year Same Old Train with Clint Black, Joe Diffie, Merle Haggard, Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Earl Scruggs, Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, Pam Tillis, Randy Travis, Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt
and Dwight Yoakam Nominated

2003 Vocal Event of the Year Young Man's Town with Vince Gill Nominated

2011 Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award Emmylou Harris Won

International Bluegrass Music Association
International Bluegrass Music Association
Awards[edit] The International Bluegrass Music Association
International Bluegrass Music Association
recognise outstanding achievement in Bluegrass music. Harris has received five awards for her contributions to a Louvin Brothers
Louvin Brothers
tribute album, a Nitty Gritty Dirt Band album and a film (and the resulting documentary) soundtrack.

Year Category Nominated Work Result

2001 Album of the Year Oh Brother, Where Art Thou? Won

2002 Album of the Year Down from the Mountain Won

2003 Recorded Event of the Year Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Volume III Won

2004 Album of the Year Livin', Lovin', Losin': Songs of the Louvin Brothers Won

2004 Recorded Event of the Year Livin', Lovin', Losin': Songs of the Louvin Brothers Won

Americana Music Association
Americana Music Association
Awards[edit] The Americana Music Honors & Awards recognise outstanding achievement in Americana music. Of 5 nominations, Harris has won 4.

Year Category Nominated Work Result

2002 Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance Emmylou Harris Won

2013 Duo/Group of the Year Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
& Rodney Crowell Won

Artist of the Year Emmylou Harris Nominated

Album of the Year Old Yellow Moon
Old Yellow Moon
with Rodney Crowell Won

2016 Duo/Group of the Year Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
& Rodney Crowell Won

Other honors[edit]

Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
was presented an Honorary Doctorate
Honorary Doctorate
of Music from Berklee School of Music, 2009.

Became a member of the Grand Ole Opry, 1992 VH1's 100 Most Influential Women in Rock and Roll, 1998 – Number 22 out of 100 Billboard's Century Award recipient, 1999[31] – inducted by Sarah McLachlan CMT's 40 Greatest Women of Country Music, 2002 – No. 5 ranking Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, February 12, 2008[32] Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2009 Honorary doctorate of music from Berklee College of Music, 2009[33] Swedish Polar Music Prize, 2015

Discography[edit] Main article: Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
discography Collaborations and other appearances[edit] Main article: Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
appearances References[edit]

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Grammy
Lifetime Achievement Award”. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 8 March 2018 ^ "Maj. Walter Rutland "Bucky" Harris, USMC (Ret)".  ^ "Eugenia "Gigi" Harris".  ^ a b c Arrington, Carl (November 15, 1982). "Singer Emmylou Harris and Producer Brian Ahern Make (and Record) Beautiful Music Together". People Magazine (Vol. 18 No. 20). Retrieved August 7, 2013.  ^ "Charlie Rose Show" June 25, 2008 ^ "Maj. Walter Rutland "Bucky" Harris, USMC (Ret.)". Military Officers Association of America. Retrieved 1 November 2016.  ^ "The Hot Band". Emmylou.net. April 3, 1975. Archived from the original on November 27, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.  ^ " Levon Helm
Levon Helm
& Various Artists: The Legend of Jesse James". theband.hiof.no. Retrieved 2017-02-02.  ^ Keast, James (June 2008). "Questionnaire: Emmylou Harris". Exclaim.ca. Retrieved May 14, 2011.  ^ "EmmyLou Harris". Grand Ole Opry. Retrieved June 29, 2012.  ^ "Opry Member List PDF" (PDF). April 23, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 7, 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2012.  ^ Cromelin, Richard (April 11, 1996). "Q & A with Emmylou Harris: Singing with a Voice That's Always True to Her Heart". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 14, 2011.  ^ [1] ^ Cromelin, Richard (September 5, 1998). "Willie Nelson, "Teatro," Island". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 15, 2011.  ^ Varga, George (July 31, 2008). "'I'm a storyteller'". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved May 14, 2011.  ^ "All for the Hall California benefit concert review – NashvilleGab – Country music
Country music
news and Nashville
Nashville
celebrity gossip". NashvilleGab. October 6, 2009. Archived from the original on July 19, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-15.  ^ "Video: Musician Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
Watch Tavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley
Online PBS Video". Video.pbs.org. April 20, 2011. Retrieved 2014-07-15.  ^ "30 Songs / 30 Days for Half the Sky Half The Sky". Halftheskymovement.org. August 30, 2012. Archived from the original on October 14, 2012. Retrieved September 17, 2012.  ^ "Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell
Rodney Crowell
Duet on 'Hanging Up My Heart' Song Premiere Music News". Rolling Stone. December 4, 2012. Retrieved 2014-07-15.  ^ "Archive Fun: Emmylou Harris". February 26, 2013.  ^ " Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
and Rodney Crowell's "The Traveling Kind" to Be Released May 12 on Nonesuch Records". Nonenuch "Journal". March 25, 2015. Retrieved May 11, 2015. Crowell adds, 'Emmy and I wrote six of the eleven songs on The Traveling Kind.'  ^ "The Life & Songs Of Emmylou Harris".  ^ https://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/emmylou-harris-performs-at-the-ryman-album-25-years-later-w480434 ^ https://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/emmylou-harris-covers-steve-earle-see-colbert-performance-w491766 ^ http://www.cmt.com/news/1790530/grammy-awards-adds-chris-stapleton-and-emmylou-harris-collaboration/ ^ c2c-countrytocountry.com/artists/emmylou-harris/ ^ "Celebrity Support :: Emmylou Harris". Kentucky Fried Cruelty. Archived from the original on March 3, 2007. Retrieved 2014-07-15.  ^ "Bonaparte's Retreat". Emmylou.net. Archived from the original on February 5, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2014.  ^ " Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
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Emmylou Harris
Receives Berklee Honorary Doctorate". Berklee News. Retrieved May 14, 2011. 

Sources[edit]

In the Country of Country: A Journey to the Roots of American Music, Nicholas Dawidoff, Vintage Books, 1998. ISBN 0-679-41567-X Emmylou Harris: Angel in Disguise, Jim Brown, Fox Music Books, 2004. ISBN 1-894997-03-4 Fong-Torres, Ben. (1998). "Emmylou Harris". In The Encyclopedia of Country Music. Paul Kingsbury, Editor. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 230.

External links[edit]

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Interview for the NAMM Oral History Library (2016)

Awards

First None recognized before

AMA Lifetime Achievement Award for Performing 2002 Succeeded by Levon Helm

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Emmylou Harris

Studio albums

Gliding Bird Pieces of the Sky Elite Hotel Luxury Liner Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town Blue Kentucky Girl Light of the Stable Roses in the Snow Evangeline Cimarron White Shoes The Ballad of Sally Rose Thirteen Angel Band Bluebird Brand New Dance Cowgirl's Prayer Wrecking Ball Red Dirt Girl Stumble into Grace All I Intended to Be Hard Bargain

Collaboration albums

Trio (with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt) Trio II
Trio II
(with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt) Western Wall: The Tucson Sessions (with Linda Ronstadt) All the Roadrunning
All the Roadrunning
(with Mark Knopfler) Old Yellow Moon
Old Yellow Moon
(with Rodney Crowell) The Traveling Kind
The Traveling Kind
(with Rodney Crowell)

Live albums

Last Date At the Ryman
At the Ryman
(with The Nash Ramblers) Spyboy

Compilation albums

Profile: Best of Emmylou Harris Profile
Profile
II: The Best of Emmylou Harris Duets Songs of the West The Very Best of Emmylou Harris: Heartaches & Highways Songbird: Rare Tracks and Forgotten Gems

Video albums

Real Live Roadrunning
Real Live Roadrunning
(with Mark Knopfler)

Notable singles

"If I Could Only Win Your Love" "Together Again" "One of These Days" "Sweet Dreams" "(You Never Can Tell) C'est La Vie" "Making Believe" "To Daddy" "Two More Bottles of Wine" "Save the Last Dance for Me" "Blue Kentucky Girl" "Beneath Still Waters" "Wayfaring Stranger" "The Boxer" "Mister Sandman" "If I Needed You" (with Don Williams) "Tennessee Rose" "Born to Run" "(Lost His Love) On Our Last Date" "I'm Movin' On" "So Sad to Watch Good Love Go Bad" "In My Dreams" "Pledging My Love" "Heartbreak Hill" "Heaven Only Knows" "I Still Miss Someone"

Collaboration singles

"To Know Him Is to Love Him" (with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt) "Telling Me Lies" (with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt) "Those Memories of You" (with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt) "Wildflowers" (with Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton
and Linda Ronstadt)

Guest singles

"Thing About You" (with Southern Pacific) "We Believe in Happy Endings" (with Earl Thomas Conley)

Discographies

Discography Solo contributions Collaborations A–F Collaborations G–K Collaborations L–Q Collaborations R–Z

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Laureates of the Polar Music Prize

1990s

Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
/ the Baltic states
Baltic states
(1992) Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
/ Witold Lutosławski
Witold Lutosławski
(1993) Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones
/ Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
(1994) Elton John
Elton John
/ Mstislav Rostropovich
Mstislav Rostropovich
(1995) Joni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell
/ Pierre Boulez
Pierre Boulez
(1996) Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen
/ Eric Ericson
Eric Ericson
(1997) Ray Charles
Ray Charles
/ Ravi Shankar
Ravi Shankar
(1998) Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
/ Iannis Xenakis
Iannis Xenakis
(1999)

2000s

Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan
/ Isaac Stern
Isaac Stern
(2000) Burt Bacharach
Burt Bacharach
/ Robert Moog
Robert Moog
/ Karlheinz Stockhausen
Karlheinz Stockhausen
(2001) Miriam Makeba
Miriam Makeba
/ Sofia Gubaidulina
Sofia Gubaidulina
(2002) Keith Jarrett
Keith Jarrett
(2003) B.B. King
B.B. King
/ György Ligeti
György Ligeti
(2004) Gilberto Gil
Gilberto Gil
/ Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
(2005) Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin
/ Valery Gergiev
Valery Gergiev
(2006) Sonny Rollins
Sonny Rollins
/ Steve Reich
Steve Reich
(2007) Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd
/ Renée Fleming
Renée Fleming
(2008) Peter Gabriel
Peter Gabriel
/ José Antonio Abreu
José Antonio Abreu
/ El Sistema (2009)

2010s

Björk
Björk
/ Ennio Morricone
Ennio Morricone
(2010) Kronos Quartet
Kronos Quartet
/ Patti Smith
Patti Smith
(2011) Paul Simon
Paul Simon
/ Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma
(2012) Youssou N'Dour
Youssou N'Dour
/ Kaija Saariaho
Kaija Saariaho
(2013) Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry
/ Peter Sellars
Peter Sellars
(2014) Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
/ Evelyn Glennie
Evelyn Glennie
(2015) Max Martin
Max Martin
/ Cecilia Bartoli
Cecilia Bartoli
(2016) Sting / Wayne Shorter
Wayne Shorter
(2017) Metallica
Metallica
/ Afghanistan National Institute of Music (2018)

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Members of the Grand Ole Opry

Roy Acuff Trace Adkins David "Stringbean" Akeman Bill Anderson Jack Anglin Eddy Arnold Ernest Ashworth Chet Atkins DeFord Bailey Bobby Bare Bashful Brother Oswald Humphrey Bate Dierks Bentley Binkley Brothers' Dixie Clodhoppers Clint Black Margie Bowes Rod Brasfield Garth Brooks Jim Ed Brown The Browns Carl Butler and Pearl Archie Campbell Bill Carlisle Martha Carson The Carter Sisters Maybelle Carter Johnny Cash June Carter Cash Roy Clark Terri Clark Zeke Clements Patsy Cline Jerry Clower John Conlee Stoney Cooper Wilma Lee Cooper Cowboy Copas Dailey & Vincent Charlie Daniels Skeeter Davis The Delmore Brothers The DeZurik Sisters Diamond Rio Little Jimmy Dickens Joe Diffie Danny Dill Jimmy Driftwood Roy Drusky The Duke of Paducah Holly Dunn The Everly Brothers Lester Flatt Red Foley Curly Fox Lefty Frizzell Larry Gatlin Crystal Gayle Don Gibson Vince Gill Billy Grammer Jack Greene The Gully Jumpers Theron Hale Tom T. Hall George Hamilton IV Sid Harkreader Emmylou Harris Hawkshaw Hawkins George D. Hay Hoot Hester Goldie Hill David Houston Jan Howard Ferlin Husky Alan Jackson Stonewall Jackson Sonny James Chris Janson Norma Jean Jim & Jesse Johnnie & Jack George Jones Grandpa Jones The Jordanaires Doug Kershaw Hal Ketchum Bradley Kincaid Pee Wee King Alison Krauss Little Big Town Hank Locklin Lonzo and Oscar Bobby Lord The Louvin Brothers Charlie Louvin Ira Louvin Patty Loveless Bob Luman Loretta Lynn Uncle Dave Macon Rose Maddox Barbara Mandrell Kerry Marx Martina McBride Del McCoury Mel McDaniel Reba McEntire McGee Brothers Jesse McReynolds Ronnie Milsap Bill Monroe Montgomery Gentry Craig Morgan George Morgan Lorrie Morgan Moon Mullican Willie Nelson Jimmy C. Newman The Oak Ridge Boys Old Crow Medicine Show Osborne Brothers Brad Paisley Dolly Parton Johnny Paycheck Minnie Pearl Stu Phillips Webb Pierce Ray Pillow Ray Price Charley Pride Jeanne Pruett Rascal Flatts Del Reeves Jim Reeves Riders in the Sky Tex Ritter Marty Robbins Darius Rucker Johnny Russell Rusty and Doug Earl Scruggs Jeannie Seely Blake Shelton Ricky Van Shelton Jean Shepard Ricky Skaggs Mississippi Slim Carl Smith Connie Smith Fiddlin' Arthur Smith Mike Snider Hank Snow Red Sovine Ralph Stanley Marty Stuart Texas
Texas
Ruby B. J. Thomas Uncle Jimmy Thompson Mel Tillis Pam Tillis Tompall & the Glaser Brothers Randy Travis Travis Tritt Ernest Tubb Justin Tubb Josh Turner Carrie Underwood Keith Urban Leroy Van Dyke Porter Wagoner Billy Walker Charlie Walker Steve Wariner Kitty Wells Dottie West The Whites Slim Whitman The Wilburn Brothers Don Williams Hank Williams Boxcar Willie The Willis Brothers Chubby Wise Del Wood Marion Worth Johnnie Wright Tammy Wynette Trisha Yearwood Chris Young Faron Young

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Country Music Hall of Fame
Country Music Hall of Fame
2000s

Charley Pride
Charley Pride
(2000) Faron Young
Faron Young
(2000) Bill Anderson (2001) The Delmore Brothers (2001) The Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers
(2001) Don Gibson
Don Gibson
(2001) Homer and Jethro
Homer and Jethro
(2001) Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings
(2001) The Jordanaires
The Jordanaires
(2001) Don Law (2001) The Louvin Brothers
The Louvin Brothers
(2001) Ken Nelson (2001) Sam Phillips
Sam Phillips
(2001) Webb Pierce
Webb Pierce
(2001) Bill Carlisle
Bill Carlisle
(2002) Porter Wagoner
Porter Wagoner
(2002) Floyd Cramer
Floyd Cramer
(2003) Carl Smith (2003) Jim Foglesong (2004) Kris Kristofferson
Kris Kristofferson
(2004) Alabama
Alabama
(2005) DeFord Bailey
DeFord Bailey
(2005) Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
(2005) Harold Bradley (2006) Sonny James
Sonny James
(2006) George Strait
George Strait
(2006) Ralph Emery (2007) Vince Gill
Vince Gill
(2007) Mel Tillis
Mel Tillis
(2007) Tom T. Hall
Tom T. Hall
(2008) Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
(2008) The Statler Brothers (2008) Ernest Stoneman
Ernest Stoneman
(2008) Roy Clark
Roy Clark
(2009) Barbara Mandrell
Barbara Mandrell
(2009) Charlie McCoy
Charlie McCoy
(2009)

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