Emmylou Harris
posted: August 4, 2008
I recently did this portrait of Emmylou Harris for The Wall Street Journal. It was a fun opportunity for me to revisit her music and discover how great she still sounds (and looks!)
At the beginning of her career, she was discovered and performed with Gram Parsons, who died of a drug overdose in 1973, at the age of 26. He introduced her to true country music and their collaboration was important not only to their own music, but to country music as a whole. Here they are, back in the day:
Some sketches...