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Musical Influences and the Journey to Discovery
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Recently, I got to thinking of how I've discovered some of my favorite musicians/singers/songwriters, and I cam to the conclusion that it all started with Emmylou Harris. I say Emmy in the '70s in…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Randy S Jan 10, 2013.

 

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Joanne Hurley commented on Harrisonaphotos's blog post 'Billy Joe Shaver - Long in the Tooth (Album Review)'
"I have been a fan of Billy Joe for some time now. I came late to the party, but like many others knew of his oeuvre through the myriad of singers who had recorded him. ("Old Chunk of Coal" is one of my absolute favourites). In later years,…"
Jul 12
Joanne Hurley commented on Harrisonaphotos's blog post 'Mary Gauthier - Trouble & Love (Album Review)'
"Thank you for the review. I've been anticipating this release ever since MG announced that she was back in the studio last year. I've been a fan almost since day one - Mercy Now was in permanent rotation for months and months. I saw Mary…"
May 14
Joanne Hurley commented on Sad Songs Keep The Devil Away's blog post 'Edward David Anderson – Lies & Wishes (Album Review)'
"Very nice review. Makes me want to pick up the 'album'  - and I probably will. Thank you. Always on the hunt for new music and artists. Do not know Back Yard Tire Fire (will have to check them out)."
Apr 30
Joanne Hurley replied to Shelley Champine's discussion 'A crash course in all things ND - Please tell me your favorite artists'
"Emmylou Harris Gram Parsons Flying Burrito Brothers The Byrds Alison Krauss Allison Moyer Shelby Lynne Abigail Washburn Hank III (Country, not so much Punk) Jim Lauderdale Buddy Miller Julie Miller The Coal Miner's Daughter (Loretta, of…"
Mar 14
Joanne Hurley replied to Lucky Mud's discussion 'Who is the absolute best you've ever seen live?'
"I've managed to see Emmy here in Toronto a few times in the last 30 years (my husband says, 'what - again? do you have to see her EVERY time she's in town). At a club, when she was touring with the Nash Ramblers (great night!), then…"
Feb 20
Joanne Hurley replied to Lucky Mud's discussion 'Who is the absolute best you've ever seen live?'
"My best ever concert goes back a long, long way. To Emmylou Harris at Isle Ste-Helene, Montreal, just after the release of Pieces of the Sky. Had to be 1970-ish (things are a little foggy that far back). All I know is I fell instantly in love with…"
Feb 19
Joanne Hurley commented on Jeremy Gaunt (music JJMG)'s blog post 'Quick CD Reviews: Beth Nielsen Chapman, Bap Kennedy, Emily Smith'
"Thanks for the reviews. I've always appreciated Beth Nielsen as a writer (and a singer) and I've been waiting a while for new music; and Bap Kennedy - I've been a fan since day one. Nice to see other discovering him. Look forward to…"
Dec 14, 2013
Joanne Hurley commented on No Depression's blog post 'ND Year-End Readers' Poll: What Are Your Ten Favorite Albums of 2013?'
"1. Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Old Yellow Moon 2. Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Cheaters Game 3. Patty Griffin, American Kid/Silver Bell (tie) 4. Son Volt, Honky Tonk 5. Steve Earle, The Low Highway 6. Robbie Fulks, Gone Away…"
Dec 14, 2013
Joanne Hurley commented on Jim Slattery's blog post 'Emmylou Harris - Cowgirl's Prayer Revisited'
"Too amusing! Too good for karaoke, indeed. Keep the comments coming."
Nov 3, 2013
Joanne Hurley commented on Jim Slattery's blog post 'Emmylou Harris - Cowgirl's Prayer Revisited'
"As a long, long, long time Emmylou fan (from Pieces of the Sky to today) it always makes me feel good to hear and read people's appreciation of this talent. Gram Parsons took a 'girl folk singer' and introduced her to a wider…"
Nov 1, 2013
Joanne Hurley commented on Chuck Schultz's blog post 'Shelby Lynne: A True Revelation'
"My husband and I have been big fans of Shelby since the 'western swing' days. We lost track of her for a while, but then one day I heard "Your Lies" and, whoo boy! I was hooked again. We've been avid followers ever since,…"
Oct 8, 2013
Joanne Hurley commented on Harrisonaphotos's blog post 'CD review: Elton John - The Diving Board'
"I, too, was on the fence about getting this release. I, too, have fond memories of Tumbleweed Connection, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and and Honky Chateau, and have had misgivings in the light of later recordings (over the top? more like over the…"
Sep 21, 2013
Joanne Hurley replied to Will James's discussion 'Gram Parsons InterNational Returns to Toronto' in the group Gram Parsons InterNational
"This is soooooo cool. I know of some of these artists. Cannot wait."
Aug 12, 2013
Joanne Hurley commented on Rick J Bowen's blog post 'CD review: Tedeschi Trucks Band – Made Up Mind'
"This is just the kind of review that I love to read, for a band that I love to death! I've been following Susan's career since "Just Won't Burn" - an album that all but set my hair on fire with its intensity. There were some…"
Aug 7, 2013
Joanne Hurley replied to Will James's discussion 'Uncut Magazine Reviews Bob Kealing's "Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons & the Roots of Country Rock"' in the group Gram Parsons InterNational
"Apparently, according to Chris Campion - in Mojo - "Between 1969 and 1970, Gram took time out from playing with the Flying Burrito Bros. and The Rolling Stones to star in a pop-surrealist movie."
Apr 13, 2013
Joanne Hurley replied to Will James's discussion 'Uncut Magazine Reviews Bob Kealing's "Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons & the Roots of Country Rock"' in the group Gram Parsons InterNational
"More and more and more is being written about Gram. And his memory is still alive. Recently at their show in Toronto, Emmylou and Rodney performed "Wheels", "Return of the Grievous Angel" and "Love Hurts", and it did my…"
Apr 9, 2013

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At 5:29pm on January 26, 2013, Will James said…

Welcome Joanne to Gram Parsons International. We did a show at the Silver Dollar in TO in 2011. Glad to have you here, feel free. Cheers, Will

At 10:33am on July 13, 2010, NoDepression said…
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