Hard Bargain (Deluxe Version)
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||The Road||Emmylou Harris||5:28||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Home Sweet Home||Emmylou Harris||3:42||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||My Name Is Emmett Till||Emmylou Harris||4:50||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Goodnight Old World||Emmylou Harris||3:52||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||New Orleans||Emmylou Harris||3:36||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Big Black Dog||Emmylou Harris||3:23||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Lonely Girl||Emmylou Harris||4:41||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Hard Bargain||Emmylou Harris||3:21||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Six White Cadillacs||Emmylou Harris||3:18||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||The Ship On His Arm||Emmylou Harris||4:44||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Darlin' Kate||Emmylou Harris||3:07||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Nobody||Emmylou Harris||5:02||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||Cross Yourself||Emmylou Harris||3:35||£0.99||View In iTunes|
||To Ohio (Bonus Track)||Emmylou Harris & The Low Anthem||3:27||£0.99||View In iTunes|
|15||VideoSix White Cadillacs||Emmylou Harris||4:04||£1.89||View In iTunes|
|16||VideoGoodnight Old World||Emmylou Harris||5:25||£1.89||View In iTunes|
|17||VideoHome Sweet Home||Emmylou Harris||4:39||£1.89||View In iTunes|
|18||VideoDarlin' Kate||Emmylou Harris||5:25||£1.89||View In iTunes|
|19||VideoBig Black Dog||Emmylou Harris||3:42||£1.89||View In iTunes|
|20||VideoThe Road||Emmylou Harris||5:00||£1.89||View In iTunes|
At 64, Emmylou Harris is still in fine voice and Hard Bargain features 11 songs written or co-written by Harris that are among her finest. Two covers — Ron Sexsmith’s “Hard Bargain” and producer Jay Joyce’s “Cross Yourself” — fit the emotive feel of the album. But the true brilliance here is that it was recorded as a trio: Emmylou, producer Joyce and drummer, multi-instrumentalist Giles Reaves. Yet the album does not sound like a rough and raw trio, but rather a fully accomplished band many members deep, bringing out focused performances with an extra kick. Her tribute to Gram Parsons, “The Road,” clicks with the energy of a live band. “Home Sweet Home” pushes her harmonies frontward with sweet reverb as the song speaks of homelessness. “My Name Is Emmett Till” recalls the murder that sparked the Civil Rights movement. It’s so spiritually rich one can hear the effect of “They say the horror of that night is haunting heaven still.” Hard Bargain is one of Emmylou’s best. If she’s left purebred country music, she’s created her own spiritually true music to take its place. The Deluxe Edition features “To Ohio,” a track recorded with the Low Anthem.
Emmylou Still is a Legend
With her latest album, Hard Bargain, Emmylou shows she's not slowing down from either her beautiful soulful voicing nor her song writing skills.
I highly recommend this album and suggest anybody who wants the ability to see and hear Emmylou to spend the wee bit extra for the Deluxe edition on iTunes.
Born: 02 April 1947 in Birmingham, AL
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s
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- Genres: Country, Music, Alternative Country, Traditional Country, Rock, Honky Tonk, Contemporary Country, Pop, Singer/Songwriter
- Released: 22 April 2011
- ℗ 2011 Nonesuch Records Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States.
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