Gail Griffith
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Rickey McKown commented on Gail Griffith's blog post 'Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace'
"Although I'm quite late in finding this great website it's been wonderful to find a treasure like this article!  Thank you, Gail!  I've been a fan of Emmy's music for many years and while I knew about her musical…"
Dec 12, 2011
Arlene commented on Gail Griffith's blog post 'Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace'
"Here's an incident that I've never seen mentioned in any of the bios of Emmylou Harris I've read, but which speaks volumes about her character, which was evident even when she was a teenager . In 1961, Joyce Terrell became the first…"
Mar 4, 2010
Grant Alden commented on Gail Griffith's blog post 'Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace'
"Nice piece to find, as I take a break from the mudslinging...thanks for that."
Mar 3, 2010
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Mar 3, 2010
russ commented on Gail Griffith's blog post 'Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace'
"Thanks so much Gail, for these often touching and insightful slice of life vignettes about both Eugenia and Emmy - and i'm only just now in the middle of reading (and absorbing) them all. A few words which come to mind that only start to…"
Mar 3, 2010
cozmicfolkfan commented on Gail Griffith's blog post 'Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace'
"A very important and close approach to the history of americana with a deep and wide focus on the personality of one of the most important main roles in this play. Congatulations"
Mar 3, 2010
A blog post by Gail Griffith was featured

Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace

On a damp November night, songstress Emmylou Harris is half-way into an intimate acoustic show at the Birchmere Music Hall, Washington D.C.’s premier music venue for veteran performers, when she recounts an incident surrounding her song, “Red Dirt Girl.”“Red Dirt Girl,” off Harris’s Grammy-award winning album of the same name, explores the inexorable fate of “Lillian,” a fictional character who, like Harris, is Alabama-born and dreams one day of “making a joyful sound.” Like much of Harris’s…See More
Mar 2, 2010
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Mar 2, 2010
Gail Griffith commented on Gail Griffith's blog post 'Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace'
"How nice of you to comment, Arlene. My affiliation with these causes was a labor of love. As is my affiliation with Emmy and her mother."
Mar 2, 2010
Arlene commented on Gail Griffith's blog post 'Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace'
"Thanks. That's a lovely piece. And thanks for all the work you've done throughout the years for humanitarian causes and organizations, including the VVFW and the Landmine Free World Campaign."
Mar 2, 2010
Gail Griffith posted a blog post

Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace

On a damp November night, songstress Emmylou Harris is half-way into an intimate acoustic show at the Birchmere Music Hall, Washington D.C.’s premier music venue for veteran performers, when she recounts an incident surrounding her song, “Red Dirt Girl.”“Red Dirt Girl,” off Harris’s Grammy-award winning album of the same name, explores the inexorable fate of “Lillian,” a fictional character who, like Harris, is Alabama-born and dreams one day of “making a joyful sound.” Like much of Harris’s…See More
Mar 2, 2010
Gail Griffith commented on No Depression's blog post 'No Depression readers' poll, with a twist'
"Best of 2009 -- my hands down favorite: Buddy and Julie Miller, "Written in Chalk.""
Dec 1, 2009
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Nov 11, 2009
Gail Griffith joined Will James's group
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Nov 11, 2009
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Nov 11, 2009

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Mamalou: A Profile of Love and Grace

On a damp November night, songstress Emmylou Harris is half-way into an intimate acoustic show at the Birchmere Music Hall, Washington D.C.’s premier music venue for veteran performers, when she recounts an incident surrounding her song, “Red Dirt Girl.”



“Red Dirt Girl,” off Harris’s Grammy-award winning album of the same name, explores the inexorable fate of “Lillian,” a fictional character who, like Harris, is Alabama-born and dreams one day of “making a joyful sound.” Like much of… Continue

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At 2:04pm on March 11, 2010, russ said…
Hi Gail,

You probably know about this, but if you don't, hold on to something!
This is great news!! (as in, move over Hardly Strictly!):


Nashville to host National Folk Festival 2011-2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sPPXbbmBd8

FREE!
At 10:04am on March 5, 2010, russ said…
Thanks too for your kind note back, Gail... It is hard not too be too cynical sometimes as you mentioned, especially being able to remember what it felt like in what seemed to be nicer bygone days. Like you, it sounds like, i usually try to be optimistic.

peace and bright skies,
russ
At 2:26pm on November 12, 2009, No Depression said…
Hi Gail - Welcome to the No Depression community! We hope you're finding everything okay. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback (here are some FAQs in case anything's confusing). Thanks for joining. Cheers!
Kim
At 2:00pm on November 11, 2009, Will James said…
Gail, welcome to the Gram Parsons Project Board. Feel free to jump in with any thought or opinion at any time, or just feel free to read others'. Will, http://www.gramparsonspetition.com
 
 
 

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