It's been some 40 years since they met, when Rodney lent his song "Blueberry Wine" to one of Emmylou's early albums. Now, we finally have a full-length collaboration from them, Old Yellow Moon. Harris has a great history of duets, from Gram Parsons, Linda Rondstadt and Mark Knopfler, to countless artists she's supported as guest vocalist; this one is no exception. Produced by Brian Ahern (Harris’ ex-husband and early producer) and featuring members of Harris' original Hot Band (which included Crowell), this is sure to be a WNCW favorite for 2013. And, the CD is
Enter to win a pair of VIP Passes to the Red, White and Bluegrass Festival in Morganton, NC. This includes front row seats for all five days of the festival. The prize also includes a room for two at The Hampton Inn of Morganton (check in June 30/check out July 5). The winner will receive selected "Meet and Greets" with Artists backstage, a WNCW Festival Package (hats, shirts, umbrellas, camp chairs, WNCW CDs, beach towels and more), and lunch or dinner with "Goin' Across the Mountain" host Dennis Jones. Travel not included.
Enter to win a pair of Guest Access Passes to Bonnaroo 2013 (June 13-16) in Manchester, TN. The prize package includes passes to all four days of the festival, camping at an exclusive guest campground, access to the guest lounge and access to the guest bleachers. Travel not included.
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Heartbreak, hopelessness, mortality....heavy, heady topics for any of us to brood over. But no one made sense of these unavoidable themes -- or put them into well-crafted poetry -- better than the late great Townes Van Zandt. In the early 2000's, many of his 70's albums were reissued to a wider audience, and this 1978 gem Flyin' Shoes is one of those classics. See why Townes is one of our favorite songwriters here at WNCW -- see why Steve Earle made a whole album of his work and even asked him to be his son Justin Townes Earle's godfather -- when we celebrate his March 7
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