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Red Dirt Girl How does the incomparable song interpreter Emmylou Harris follow up Wrecking Ball — one of the best albums of the '90s — without re...Red Dirt GirlCountry How does the incomparable song interpreter Emmylou Harris follow up Wrecking Ball — one of the best albums of the '90s — without re...2000-09-15
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Red Dirt Girl

Genre: Country; Lead Performer: Emmylou Harris; Producer (group): Nonesuch; Status: In Season

How does the incomparable song interpreter Emmylou Harris follow up Wrecking Ball — one of the best albums of the ’90s — without re-creating it? Write nearly all the songs, and bring on Ball mixer Malcolm Burn as producer, for a transcendent and seductively personal sound. Full of love in all its aching permutations — unrealized, abandoned, unspoken — Red Dirt Girl shimmers with poetic imagery and soul. A

Originally posted September 15 2000 — 12:00 AM EDT

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