Watch: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Perform on WNYC's "Soundcheck"; Host SiriusXM Outlaw Country Special
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell celebrated the release of their new duets album, Old Yellow Moon, last week with a live-streaming performance and conversation in The Greene Space for New York public radio station WNYC's Soundcheck. The duo performed three album tracks—Crowell's "Here We Are," Allen Reynolds' "Dreaming My Dreams," and Kris Kristofferson's "Chase the Feeling"—and talk with host John Schaefer about this, their first official collaboration together since Crowell joined Harris’ Hot Band in 1975. The show will air on tonight's broadcast of Soundcheck on the radio at WNYC 93.9 FM, starting at 9 PM ET, as well as on WDET 101.9 FM in Detroit, and online at soundcheck.org. You can also watch the entire performance and interview below.
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell host an exclusive one-hour special featuring live in-studio performances of songs from their new album and guest DJ picks on SiriusXM Outlaw Country satellite radio tonight at 11 PM ET. Also on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, they join Steve Earle for a special episode of his weekly "Hardcore Troubadour Radio" show this Saturday, March 9, at 9 PM ET, and Sunday, at 9 AM, with additional rebroadcasts in the days ahead.
Old Yellow Moon, which debuted at No. 4 on the Billboard Country Album chart and has earned accolades on both sides of the Alantic, is a 12-track duets album featuring songs written by Crowell as well as interpretations of songs by Hank DeVito, Roger Miller, and others, in addition to those mentioned above. Among the world-renowned musicians on the album are Stuart Duncan, Vince Gill, Bill Payne, and members of the original Hot Band. To pick up a copy, head to iTunes or to the Nonesuch Store, where CD orders include a download of the complete album at checkout.
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell launch their US tour next week at the House of Blues in New Orleans, followed by a stop at the SXSW music conference in Austin, and several weeks of shows with the Richard Thompson Electric Trio. For details and ticket links, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.
Watch Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell on Soundcheck: