Suggested Country Musicians-2

MUSICIANS ON THIS PAGE: LEE ANN WOMACK (& BUDDY MILLER) * TOWNES VAN ZANDT * CARTER FAMILY * RODNEY CROWELL * BONNIE RAITT & RUTHIE FOSTER * JOHN PRINE * IRIS DEMENT * JASON ISBELL * JESSE WINCHESTER * K. D. LANG * MOLLY O’DAY * COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS * SMITHSONIAN COLLECTION OF CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC

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Lee Ann live with Buddy Miller:


I first heard this guy live unaccompanied  in a city park in Iowa City, IA back in the seventies.  The audience numbered fewer than ten people. He played guitar and sang in the grass by a jungle gym:


The “first family” of Country Music:


Rodney and Emmylou Harris perform a Dylan song:

Here Crowell performs with his ex-wife Rosanne Cash:


Bonnie Raitt & Ruthie Foster duet on John Prine’s song:



Recommended by Gil Levine

Jason Isbell live (with Amanada Shires on fiddle):


First song on Jesse Winchester’s first album produced by Robbie Robertson and featuring backing by the Band:

Released shortly after Winchester died:



Molly O’Day & the Cumberland Mountain Folks:

Playlist of her entire album Old Flowers:

Here she covers an old Simon & Garfunkel song:

PLAYLIST OF 33 SONGS FROM “THE SMITHSONIAN COLLECTION OF CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC” :

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