Cover versions of famous songs this week, with Willie Nelson ("Stardust"), Jose Feliciano ("Light My Fire"), James Taylor ("Something In the Way She Moves"), and John Gorka ("Just Like a Woman). Also: Kris Kristofferson does his "Sunday Morning Coming Down" with Steve Earle.
This week Emily features Emmylou Harris, tracks from "The McGarrigle Hour," John Gorka, Judy Collins, Cindy Kallett, local musicians David Wilson & Randle Chowning, and the duo of John Akerman and Richard Rutherford.
After a very warm week Emily anticipates the (official) arrival of spring with songs related to sunshine, flowers, birds etc. by Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Youngbloods, James Taylor, John Hartford, Ira Edelman, the Wailin' Jennys, and more.
This week, tracks by the Court Yard Hounds (ex-Dixie Chicks Emily Robison and Martie Maguire); Show of Hands; Mark Knopfler in duets with Emmylou Harris and Chet Atkins; Steve Winwood, both with and without his band Traffic; and two vastly different takes on Leonard Cohen's classic song "Hallelujah."
This week Emily features cellist Yo-Yo Ma from his "Songs of Joy and Peace," and performing with Edgar Meyer. Also: the McGarrigle sisters and guests, Privates by Choice, John Gorka, Joni Mitchell, and more.
This week, Emily pays tribute to each of the four Beatles with some of their solo work, along with another strong influence on her in her formative years, Jonathan Edwards. Also: Emmylou Harris, Sara Watkins, Buddy Miller, and more.
This week, mostly singer-songwriters along with a couple of cover tunes, featuring Rocky Volotato, Norah Jones, Jackson Browne, Shawn Colvin, and Steve Goodman. Also, a "fathers and sons" set with Jim and A.J. Croce, and Bob and Jakob Dylan.
Emily features local and regional singer-songwriters, including Big Smith, Chris Albert and his band "Techs and the Roadies," and Auset, Brad Sarno, and John Higgins, The Northwoods and the Flying Mules from St. Louis. Also: John Gorka, Richard Shindell, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dar Williams, and Gillian Welch.
This week Emily showcases Grammy- and Oscar-winning music producer T.Bone Burnett, with cuts from the soundtracks of "Crazy Heart" and "O Brother, Where Art Thou," as well as tracks by John Mellencamp, Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss & Robert Plant, and many more.