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Sunday, November 1st

Bringing some church to the White House.

—President Obama

Shirley Caesar, Aretha Franklin, Rance Allen, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett, T Bone Burnett, et al., live, Washington, D.C., 2015

Thursday, 1/27/11

two takes

Charlie Louvin, July 7, 1927-January 26, 2011

“If I Could Only Win Your Love” (Ira & Charlie Louvin)

Emmylou Harris & Charlie Louvin, live (TV broadcast), mid-80s

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Louvin Brothers, 1958

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He really changed the world of music, Charlie did. I know that, for me, hearing the Louvin Brothers brought me that fierce love of harmony.

—Emmylou Harris


Louvin Brothers, “I Don’t Believe You’ve Met My Baby,” live (TV broadcast),
c. 1955

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I can remember my brother and I singing together when I was 5 and he was 8 years old. He already knew how, and he was teaching me.


I’m the biggest harmony lover in the world. If a song’s worth singing you ought to put harmony on it.


Show business is all I really know how to do. I would like for that to be the last thing I do.

Charlie Louvin

Friday, 11/12/10

three takes

“Love Hurts” (Felice & Boudleaux Bryant)

Keith Richards & Norah Jones, live, Los Angeles, 2004 (Gram Parsons Tribute Concert)


Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris, live (radio broadcast), 1973


The Everly Brothers, 1960

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