Artist Countdown: Emmylou Harris Top 30 Hits 7:30pm ET

EHARRISEmmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She has released many chart-topping albums and singles over the course of her career, and has won 12 Grammys and numerous other awards.

Harris is from a career military family. Her father, Walter Harris, was a military officer and her mother Eugenia was a wartime military wife. Her father, a member of the Marine Corps, was reported missing in action in Korea in 1952 and spent ten months as a prisoner of war. Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Harris spent her childhood in North Carolina and Woodbridge, Virginia, where she graduated from Gar-Field Senior High School as class valedictorian. She won a drama scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she began to study music seriously, learning to play the songs of Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan and Joan Baez on guitar. Leaving college to pursue her musical aspirations, she moved to New York, working as a waitress to support herself while performing folk songs in Greenwich Village coffeehouses. 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 the Maryland suburbs on the edge of Washington, D.C.

In addition to her work as a solo artist and bandleader, both as an interpreter of other composers’ works and as a singer-songwriter, she is a sought-after backing vocalist and duet partner, working with numerous other artists including Gram Parsons, John Denver, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton, Roy Orbison, The Band, Mark Knopfler, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Rodney Crowell, Little Feat, and Neil Young. -Wikipedia

1 Mister Sandman
2 That Lovin’ You Feeling Again (with Roy Orbison)
3 Wild Montana Skies (with John Denver)
4 (You Never Can Tell) C’est La Vie
5 Together Again
6 Here, There and Everywhere
7 Telling Me Lies (with Dolly Parton & Linda Ronstadt)
8 If I Could Only Win Your Love
9 To Know Him Is to Love Him (with Dolly Parton & Linda Ronstadt)
10 Making Believe
11 To Daddy
12 Sweet Dreams
13 Two More Bottles of Wine
14 Beneath Still Waters
15 If I Needed You (with Don Williams)
16 (Lost His Love) On Our Last Date
17 One of These Days
18 I’m Movin’ On
19 Wayfaring Stranger
20 Blue Kentucky Girl
21 Born to Run
22 Tennessee Rose
23 Wildflowers (with Dolly Parton & Linda Ronstadt)
24 In My Dreams
25 Easy from Now On
26 Pledging My Love
27 White Line
28 The Boxer
29 Save the Last Dance for Me
30 Thing About You (with Southern Pacific)

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