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Sandra Boynton Goes Country; Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell; Anna Von Hausswolff Plays In A Church

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Friday, September 06, 2013

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell perform on Soundcheck in the Greene Space at WNYC. Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell perform on Soundcheck in the Greene Space at WNYC. (Michael Katzif / WNYC)

In this episode: Popular children's author and illustrator Sanda Boynton recently added "songwriter" to her resume. Her latest project, Frog Trouble, is a book and album of country songs sung by some of the biggest names in the business: from Alison Krauss to Brad Paisley to Ryan Adams.

Then, we revisit one of our favorite sessions from the past few months, country legends Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, who played songs from their collaborative album Old Yellow Moon live from the Greene Space at WNYC.

And Swedish musician and singer Anna von Hausswolff performs her song "Funeral For My Future Children" on an enormous pipe organ in a New York City church.

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell, "Chase The Feeling"

 

 

Emmylou Harris And Rodney Crowell, "Dreaming My Dreams"

 

 

Anna von Hausswolff, "Funeral For My Future Children"


Guests:

Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris and Anna von Hausswolff

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