Red Dirt Girl is an Emmylou Harris album from 2000, which reached No. 3 on the Billboard country album charts and won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album in 2001. The album was a significant departure for Harris, as eleven of the twelve tracks were written or co-written by her. She was best known for covering other songwriters' work. Prior to this album, only two of Harris' LPs had more than two of her own compositions (Gliding Bird in 1969, and The Ballad of Sally Rose in 1985)
by Emmylou Harris - 12 Tracks - 55:53. Release date 09/01/2000.
On her 29th album, Emmylou Harris continues the evolution from innocent folkie to present day renaissance woman. Here, drum loops and middle eastern melodies nestle in comfortably next to warm guitar work and Harris' gently wavering voice.
Two red dirt girls in a red dirt town. G. Without a sound, in the red dirt ground . From the album "Red Dirt Girl" by Emmylou Harris GRACD 103. Chords transcribed by Richard Kolarik. Malcolm Burn bass, electric guitar, drum box programming Emmylou Harris vocal, acoustic guitar Ethan Johns omnichord Daryl Johnson percussion, bass pedals Buddy Miller electric guitar.
This is the title track album of Red Dirt Girl. The album marked a significant departure for Harris, as eleven of the twelve tracks were written or co-written by her. She had previously been best known for covering other songwriters' work.
Red Dirt Girl is an Emmylou Harris album from 2000, which reached No. Prior to this album, only two of Harris' LPs had more than two of her own compositions (Gliding Bird in 1969, and The Ballad of Sally Rose in 1985). Her next album, Stumble into Grace, was also written by Harris . Red Dirt Girl" (featuring Malcolm Burn, Ethan Johns, Darryl Johnson, Buddy Miller).
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|A3||I Don't Wanna Talk About It Now||4:47|
Backing Vocals – Bruce SpringsteenVocals – Patti Scialfa
|B2||Red Dirt Girl||4:19|
|B3||My Baby Needs A Shepherd
Backing Vocals – Patty GriffinBass – Renee Coman*
|C1||Bang The Drum Slowly||4:51|
|C2||J'ai Fait Tout
Accordion – Kate McGarrigleGuitar, Bass – Jill CunniffOrgan – Jim Watts
|C3||One Big Love
Drums – Carlo NuccioOrgan – John Deaderick
|D1||Hour Of Gold
Backing Vocals – Patty Griffin
Vocals – Dave Matthews
|D3||Boy From Tupelo
Backing Vocals, Piano – Kate McGarrigle
- Backing Vocals – Daryl Johnson (tracks: 1, 3, 7, 8), Jill Cunniff (tracks: 3, 8, 9), Julie Miller (tracks: 3, 9, 12)
- Producer – Malcolm Burn
NotesSticker on shrinkwrap:
Grammy Award Winner, Best Contemporary Folk Album.
"Her stellar voice takes on new depth when tied to songs this personal. No one sings it like Emmylou." - Newsweek
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- Barcode: 0 75597 94497 6
|2 79616||Emmylou Harris||Red Dirt Girl (CD, Album, Sli)||Nonesuch||2 79616||Canada||2000|
|324 872||Emmylou Harris||Red Dirt Girl (CD, Album)||Koch Records||324 872||Germany||2000|
|none||Emmylou Harris||Red Dirt Girl (CDr, Album, Promo)||The Grapevine Label||none||2000|
|79616-2||Emmylou Harris||Red Dirt Girl (HDCD, Album)||Nonesuch||79616-2||US||2000|
|PRCD 300245||Emmylou Harris||Red Dirt Girl (CD, Album, Promo)||Nonesuch||PRCD 300245||US||2000|