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  1. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    27 Jul '14 01:40
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cljuhju6Qa0

    It's sad, Linda Ronstadt, another one to get Parkinsons.

    This is a great song and three great singers, Trio was an outstanding CD.
  2. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    04 Aug '14 14:14 / 1 edit
    We met Emmylou when her tour bus stopped at a roadside rest area between Houston and Dallas. Thumbs Up. Thanks.
  3. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    04 Aug '14 14:52 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    We met Emmylou when her tour bus stopped at a roadside rest area between Houston and Dallas. Thumbs Up. Thanks.
    Did you get to talk to her? I always admired her voice, coming from the folk community, but I always thought she may have been a bit on the arrogant side, she seemed aloof to me. Of course that assumption would probably be dispelled if I ever met her personally but that is how her first impression went for me.

    Have you heard the whole CD, Trio? The audio is a LOT better on the CD than it was on that show where you can't control reflections and so forth, audio on live shows are always worse than studio versions.

    You probably don't watch Saturday Night Live, but they always have live music shows from a musical guest but the sound quality on that show leaves a lot to be desired, all of that quite aside from the really pukey music they put on. Just not a fan of rap, which seems to me to be nothing but anger set to percussion.
  4. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    06 Aug '14 17:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Did you get to talk to her? I always admired her voice, coming from the folk community, but I always thought she may have been a bit on the arrogant side, she seemed aloof to me. Of course that assumption would probably be dispelled if I ever met her personally but that is how her first impression went for me.

    Have you heard the whole CD, Trio? The audio ...[text shortened]... they put on. Just not a fan of rap, which seems to me to be nothing but anger set to percussion.
    Driving southbound home to Houston, we had pulled over at a rest stop with a grassy area and picnic tables. Evelyn liked to make even brief interludes as nice as possible. I parked at the far end of the lot to eliminate any congestion when exiting onto the highway. After a walk down to the tree line and back, we sat at one of the picnic tables to collect our thoughts. Within moments we heard people cheering to our far left. Emmylou's Tour Bus had stopped and was parked parallel to the outer curb; she and her band were milling around stretching their legs and chatting with a few of the appreciative fans. We walked toward the bus but it was too crowded to get close. Emmylou did see us and returned our waves. (1 of 2)
  5. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    09 Aug '14 05:25
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Did you get to talk to her? I always admired her voice, coming from the folk community, but I always thought she may have been a bit on the arrogant side, she seemed aloof to me. Of course that assumption would probably be dispelled if I ever met her personally but that is how her first impression went for me.

    Have you heard the whole CD, Trio? The audio ...[text shortened]... they put on. Just not a fan of rap, which seems to me to be nothing but anger set to percussion.
    "We met Emmylou when her tour bus stopped at a roadside rest area between Houston and Dallas." would have been more nearly accurate with "We were in Emmylou's presence..." My apology. Haven't yet heard "the whole CD, Trio". Actually I've been an intermittent fan of Saturday Night Live ever since Dana Carvey (sp) was all the rage with his "Church Lady" and other comical impersonations. Frequently during ads I still enjoy "Saturday Night Live" laughs on that channel. (2 of 2)
  6. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    16 Aug '14 02:47 / 5 edits
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    "We met Emmylou when her tour bus stopped at a roadside rest area between Houston and Dallas." would have been more nearly accurate with "We were in Emmylou's presence..." My apology. Haven't yet heard "the whole CD, Trio". Actually I've been an intermittent fan of Saturday Night Live ever since Dana Carvey (sp) was all the rage with his "Church Lady" a ...[text shortened]... ions. Frequently during ads I still enjoy "Saturday Night Live" laughs on that channel. (2 of 2)
    I came across this great version of a great song, Steven Foster, Hard Times Come again no more, the McGarrigle sisters, Emmie Lou, and company:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrfLnlrquo

    Here are the sisters, Kate and Annie and family, singing 'Gentle Annie'

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcbIjfLYxOY

    Found this, Dick Gaughan, Emmie Lou and the McGarrigle's singing Wild Mountain Thyme, one of the best versions I ever heard!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l9uJO9yOaQ

    Found this other great singer, RIP, Kate Wolf, with Nina Gerber, a great female guitarist, These times we're living in:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNacOVmerhU

    Kate was recording in the hospital room the day she died. Sad day for folk music. She was a great one.

    Found some video's of a friend, Mary McCaslin, we knew back in the day. Here is one of her famous songs (famous for folkies anyway

    Way out west. She is a great guitar player and here is guitar and piano duo, not heard much (one great one was Ry Cooder and Earl Fatha Hinds, playing Diddy Wa Diddy)
    Anyway, mary:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=or7EZYAu0ms

    Here and her husband (RIP) Jim Ringer, a great singer in his own right:

    Bramble and the Rose, written by Jim:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqBY9m0s9uQ

    One of her best songs, Young Wesley:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt79tNrBefg
  7. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    16 Aug '14 03:54 / 9 edits
    Here is another friend, Steve Gillette, we produced one of his concerts in Venice Beach back in the day. Great song writer. This song, Darcy Farrow, he was taking a class in folklore and presented this song to his professor as a discovery he made, he fooled him completely, but Steve was the author with his buddy Tom Campbell. He had to admit it when his first album came out

    Anyway, Darcy Farrow:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0EaJUQB4sI

    In my perusal of the net, I came across someone great I never heard of before, he needs to be heard! Bernt Solvoll, don't know a thing about this dude but he is a great guitar player and songwriter and singer!

    In a world without you:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y031DdGzdFU


    A log home:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTFI1NcNh2M

    I'm alone and frail tonite:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z65qT9vvG3A

    My Shangri-la:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ud8EPTbz3-8&feature=related

    Legs crossed:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWe6NNqkW6o

    Man, this guy is a wonder, simple melodies just sounding incredible. He reminds me of my best friend in Jerusalem, Ray Scudero, RIP, who wrote like this, 600 songs! here is another gem:

    Snow upon my slopes:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXbJaYWC48k


    Up in Whitefish Montana:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3k7QfQ0duh8

    River Run, (vocals only!)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfUSFdELGrI
  8. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    16 Aug '14 05:13 / 1 edit
    Thinking of Emmie lou Harris again, here she is with Nanci Griffith and Nina Gerber on guitar singing one of Kate Wolf's most famous songs, Across the great divide:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVYSyYzCWnU

    Here is the original by Kate, with Nina Gerber on guitar, she was Kate's guitarist for years:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2Kn3j7o2yY
  9. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    20 Aug '14 04:38
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cljuhju6Qa0

    It's sad, Linda Ronstadt, another one to get Parkinsons.

    This is a great song and three great singers, Trio was an outstanding CD.
    "The Trio (Emmylou Harris / Linda Ronstadt / Dolly Parton) : High Sierra" 257,001 Hits

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cljuhju6Qa0

    Sad, indeed. Linda Ronstadt's voice is still the strongest here; Emmylou Harris is one classy lady. Thanks, sonhouse.
  10. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    21 Aug '14 06:10 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I came across this great version of a great song, Steven Foster, Hard Times Come again no more, the McGarrigle sisters, Emmie Lou, and company:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrfLnlrquo

    Here are the sisters, Kate and Annie and family, singing 'Gentle Annie'

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcbIjfLYxOY

    Found this, Dick Gaughan, Emmie Lou and th ...[text shortened]... BY9m0s9uQ

    One of her best songs, Young Wesley:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt79tNrBefg
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I came across this great version of a great song, Steven Foster, Hard Times Come again no more, the McGarrigle sisters, Emmie Lou, and company:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrfLnlrquo

    Beautiful harmony. Great song inspired by the Civil War, I imagine. Listened twice. Thank you. 669,538 Hits


    Here's Emmylou with a solo of "Hard Times Come Again No More" in 1992:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09KCf_-wby4
  11. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    21 Aug '14 07:58 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I came across this great version of a great song, Steven Foster, Hard Times Come again no more, the McGarrigle sisters, Emmie Lou, and company:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrfLnlrquo

    Beautiful harmony. Great song inspired by the Civil War, I imagine. Listened twice. Thank you. 669,538 Hits


    Here's Em ...[text shortened]... solo of "Hard Times Come Again No More" in 1992:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09KCf_-wby4
    You hadn't heard that song before? It is really famous in folk circles. I found a really beautiful version done by a husband and wife team, guitar and mandolin only for backup but her voice was hauntingly beautiful but I lost it and haven't been able to track it down yet. I click on all the sidebars that show that song when you see it on youtube but with no luck. I would like to hear other songs from them.

    It is a nice piece to play fingerpicking on guitar.
  12. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    22 Aug '14 05:29 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I came across this great version of a great song, Steven Foster, Hard Times Come again no more, the McGarrigle sisters, Emmie Lou, and company:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrfLnlrquo

    Here are the sisters, Kate and Annie and family, singing 'Gentle Annie'

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcbIjfLYxOY

    Found this, Dick Gaughan, Emmie Lou and th ...[text shortened]... BY9m0s9uQ

    One of her best songs, Young Wesley:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt79tNrBefg
    "Here are the sisters, Kate and Annie and family, singing 'Gentle Annie'

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcbIjfLYxOY" (173,436 Hits)

    Kate & Anna McGarrigle singing "Gentle Annie" evoke chords of both sadness and sweetness. Thanks.
  13. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    22 Aug '14 05:30
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    You hadn't heard that song before? It is really famous in folk circles. I found a really beautiful version done by a husband and wife team, guitar and mandolin only for backup but her voice was hauntingly beautiful but I lost it and haven't been able to track it down yet. I click on all the sidebars that show that song when you see it on youtube but with no ...[text shortened]... would like to hear other songs from them.

    It is a nice piece to play fingerpicking on guitar.
    First time. Hope you recover the gem.
  14. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    23 Aug '14 03:33
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I came across this great version of a great song, Steven Foster, Hard Times Come again no more, the McGarrigle sisters, Emmie Lou, and company:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YrfLnlrquo

    Here are the sisters, Kate and Annie and family, singing 'Gentle Annie'

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcbIjfLYxOY

    Found this, Dick Gaughan, Emmie Lou and t ...[text shortened]... BY9m0s9uQ

    One of her best songs, Young Wesley:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt79tNrBefg
    "Found this, Dick Gaughan, Emmie Lou and the McGarrigle's singing Wild Mountain Thyme, one of the best versions I ever heard!" (4 of 21) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l9uJO9yOaQ

    May have been my ten year old laptop that caused the difficulty hearing this one clearly; will try again tomorrow night.
  15. Standard member Grampy Bobby
    Boston Lad
    31 Aug '14 05:22
    Originally posted by Grampy Bobby
    "Found this, Dick Gaughan, Emmie Lou and the McGarrigle's singing Wild Mountain Thyme, one of the best versions I ever heard!" (4 of 21) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l9uJO9yOaQ

    May have been my ten year old laptop that caused the difficulty hearing this one clearly; will try again tomorrow night.
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    "Found this, Dick Gaughan, Emmie Lou and the McGarrigle's singing Wild Mountain Thyme, one of the best versions I ever heard!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_l9uJO9yOaQ

    sonhouse, this group creates such beautiful gently plaintiff music. Think I heard a Dobro too. Emmylou adds so much.
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    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Found this other great singer, RIP, Kate Wolf, with Nina Gerber, a great female guitarist, These times we're living in:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNacOVmerhU

    Hauntingly sad piece by two singers I'm unfamiliar with but enjoyed. (5 of 24)
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