All the Roadrunning (Bonus Tracks Edition)
Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris
Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.
This lush and earthy collaboration between Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris may sound like it rose from an amiable weeklong studio session, but the 12 tracks that make up All the Roadrunning were actually recorded over the span of seven years. The boot-stomping "Red Staggerwing" and the gentle "Donkey Town," both of which were bumped from Knopfler's Sailing to Philadelphia record, give the ex-Dire Straits leader a chance to flex his country muscle, while the wistful title track spotlights the lovely Harris, whose playful demeanor and guarded confidence helps keep Knopfler in check during his sometimes excessive soloing. The two couldn't be more at odds vocally, but Knopfler's laconic drawl is like an easy chair for Harris' fluid pipes, and standout tracks like the 9/11-inspired "This Is Goodbye," the wistful "Beachcombing," and the infectious single "This Is Us" come off as effortless statements of vitality from both camps.
All The Roadrunning
Back to his brilliant best..Should have teamed up with ELH a long time ago.Easy listening with flashes of Marks prowess on guitar.
The poor rating by the Sunday Times almost put me off, but for years this was one of the few musical likes shared with my late wife. I play this and think of her with joy. It brings back such good memories of our life together.
All Road Running
two voices that sound like they were so meant to be together. Throught provoking and never tire of listening to it. These are two brilliant artists who become one and somehow get even better.
Born: 02 April 1947 in Birmingham, AL
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s
Top Albums and Songs by Emmylou Harris
Listeners Also Bought
||Ticket to Heaven||On Every Street||Dire Straits||4:25||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||The Painter||Prairie Wind||Neil Young||4:34||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Ride the River||The Road to Escondido||J.J. Cale & Eric Clapton||4:35||£0.79||View in iTunes|
||Magic||Magic||Bruce Springsteen||2:45||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Beg Steal or Borrow||God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise||Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs||4:32||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||On Every Street||Sultans of Swing - The Very Best of Dire Straits||Dire Straits||4:35||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Thunder On the Mountain||Modern Times||Bob Dylan||5:53||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||It's Easy||The Road to Escondido||J.J. Cale & Eric Clapton||4:16||£0.79||View in iTunes|
||Your Own Sweet Way||Missing... Presumed Having a Good Time||The Notting Hillbillies||4:31||£0.99||View in iTunes|
||Good Things||Black and White||BoDeans||4:12||£0.79||View in iTunes|