Portraits

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
Portraits is a three-disc, 61-track box set covering Emmylou Harris' entire career for Reprise and Warner Records, which spans from 1974 to 1992. Not only does the box select highlights from classic albums like Luxury Liner, Roses in the Snow, and Blue Kentucky Girl, but it also features her early duets with Gram Parsons and selections from the Trio album she recorded with Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt. Portraits doesn't dwell too long on unreleased material -- there are only five unearthed tracks on the entire set -- preferring to sketch out a full overview of her career. While there might be a few favorite tracks missing, the box nevertheless fulfills its goals quite ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Owens
Portraits is a three-disc, 61-track box set covering Emmylou Harris' entire career for Reprise and Warner Records, which spans from 1974 to 1992. Not only does the box select highlights from classic albums like Luxury Liner, Roses in the Snow, and Blue Kentucky Girl, but it also features her early duets with Gram Parsons and selections from the Trio album she recorded with Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt. Portraits doesn't dwell too long on unreleased material -- there are only five unearthed tracks on the entire set -- preferring to sketch out a full overview of her career. While there might be a few favorite tracks missing, the box nevertheless fulfills its goals quite nicely -- anyone looking for a comprehensive compilation of Emmylou's career will not be disappointed.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/13/2008
  • Label: Warner Bros Uk
  • UPC: 093624822325
  • Catalog Number: 248223

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Boulder to Birmingham (3:33)
  2. 2 Before Believing (4:43)
  3. 3 Love Hurts - Emmylou Harris & Gram Parsons (3:38)
  4. 4 In My Hour of Darkness - Gram Parsons (3:43)
  5. 5 The Angels Rejoiced Last Night - Emmylou Harris & Gram Parsons (2:23)
  6. 6 Sleepless Nights - Gram Parsons (3:22)
  7. 7 Too Far Gone (4:04)
  8. 8 If I Could Only Win Your Love (2:35)
  9. 9 Till I Gain Control Again (5:33)
  10. 10 One Of These Days (3:02)
  11. 11 Together Again (3:52)
  12. 12 Here, There and Everywhere (3:40)
  13. 13 You're Still On My Mind (2:52)
  14. 14 Sweet Dreams (4:00)
  15. 15 Luxury Liner (3:40)
  16. 16 Making Believe (3:34)
  17. 17 Pancho and Lefty (4:49)
  18. 18 Two More Bottles Of Wine (3:07)
  19. 19 You Never Can Tell (C' est La Vie) (3:26)
  20. 20 Easy from Now On (3:06)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Hello Stranger (3:57)
  2. 2 Every Time You Leave (2:59)
  3. 3 Beneath Still Waters (3:41)
  4. 4 Blue Kentucky Girl (3:17)
  5. 5 To Daddy (2:47)
  6. 6 Evangeline - The Band (3:11)
  7. 7 Save The Last Dance For Me (3:40)
  8. 8 Mr. Sandman - Linda Ronstadt (2:19)
  9. 9 And I Love You So (4:39)
  10. 10 If I Needed You - Don Williams (3:34)
  11. 11 Roses in the Snow (2:31)
  12. 12 The Boxer (3:16)
  13. 13 Wayfaring Stanger (3:26)
  14. 14 Millworker (4:03)
  15. 15 Dimming Of The Day (3:26)
  16. 16 Heaven Ain't Ready For You Yet (3:54)
  17. 17 Juanita (3:06)
  18. 18 Born To Run (3:45)
  19. 19 The Price You Pay (4:37)
  20. 20 Sweet Chariot (2:58)
  21. 21 That Lovin' You Feelin' Again - Roy Orbison (3:59)
Disc 3
  1. 1 In My Dreams (3:13)
  2. 2 Love Is (4:37)
  3. 3 To Know Him Is to Love Him - Linda Ronstadt (3:49)
  4. 4 The Pain of Loving You - Linda Ronstadt (2:34)
  5. 5 Farther Along - Linda Ronstadt (4:08)
  6. 6 Angel Band (3:01)
  7. 7 I Still Miss Someone (2:49)
  8. 8 A River For Him (5:04)
  9. 9 Heartbreak Hill (3:12)
  10. 10 Icy Blue Heart (4:07)
  11. 11 Gulf Coast Highway - Willie Nelson (3:07)
  12. 12 We Believe in Happy Endings - Earl Thomas Conley (3:34)
  13. 13 West Texas Waltz (3:31)
  14. 14 Rollin' and Ramblin' (The Death of Hank Williams) (3:26)
  15. 15 Casey's Last Ride (3:55)
  16. 16 Hard Times (Come Again No More) (3:25)
  17. 17 Calling My Children Home (3:00)
  18. 18 Walls of Time (4:44)
  19. 19 When I Paint My Masterpiece (4:17)
  20. 20 No Regrets (5:38)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Emmylou Harris Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Mike Auldridge Dobro
Jerry Douglas Dobro
Tony Rice Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Ricky Skaggs Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Fiddle, Mandolin, Viola, Background Vocals
Sam Bush Fiddle, Mandolin, Background Vocals
Rodney Crowell Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
Gail Davies Background Vocals
Holly Dunn Background Vocals
Ray Flacke Electric Guitar
Waylon Jennings Electric Guitar
Melba Montgomery Background Vocals
Willie Nelson Track Performer
Dolly Parton Background Vocals, Track Performer
Jo-El Sonnier Accordion, Triangle
Buddy Spicher Fiddle, Viola
Don Williams Track Performer
Bryan Bowers Autoharp
Ry Cooder Acoustic Guitar
Jonathan Edwards Background Vocals
Albert Lee Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Piano, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
David Lindley Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin
Roy Orbison Track Performer
Gram Parsons Acoustic Guitar, Track Performer
Bonnie Raitt Electric Guitar
Robbie Robertson Acoustic Guitar
Linda Ronstadt Background Vocals, Track Performer
Mike Henderson Electric Guitar
Jesse Ed Davis Electric Guitar
Amos Garrett Electric Guitar
James Burton Electric Guitar
Rick Cunha Acoustic Guitar
Rick Danko Bass, Background Vocals
Nicolette Larson Background Vocals
Jimmy Day Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar
Bobby Wood Piano, Electric Piano
The Whites Background Vocals
Ben Keith Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar
Mickey Raphael Harmonica
Kieran Kane Mandolin
Brian Ahern Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Bass, Guitar, Percussion, Electric Guitar, Tambourine, 12-string Guitar, 6-string Banjo
Joseph Allen Bass
Bruce Archer Acoustic Guitar
Larry Atamanuik Percussion, Drums, Background Vocals
Ernie Ball Electric Guitar
Richard Bennett Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Percussion, Electric Guitar
Byron Berline Fiddle, Mandolin
Michael Bowden Bass
Dianne Brooks Background Vocals
T Bone Burnett Electric Guitar
Barry Burton Acoustic Guitar
Steve Cash Harmonica
Charlie Daniels Fiddle
Charles Cochran Piano, Electric Piano
Earl Thomas Conley Track Performer
Donivan Cowart Background Vocals
Glen D. Hardin Synthesizer, Piano, Conductor, Electric Piano
Nick DeCaro Accordion
Hank DeVito Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar
Shane Keister Keyboards
Philip Donnelly Electric Guitar
Bessyl Duhon Accordion
Stuart Duncan Fiddle
Kenny Edwards Bass
Steve Fishell Acoustic Guitar, Dobro, Guitar, Percussion, Pedal Steel Guitar
Flaco Jiménez Accordion
Vince Gill Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
Wayne Goodwin Fiddle, Mandolin
Emory Gordy Bass, Piano
Tim Gorman Piano
Ed Greene Drums
Tom Guidera Bass
Don Heffington Drums
Levon Helm Mandolin, Drums, Background Vocals
Sharon Hicks Background Vocals
Garth Hudson Accordion
Roy M. "Junior" Husky Bass, Background Vocals
Carl Jackson Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
John Jarvis Keyboards
Mary Ann Kennedy Background Vocals
Paul Kennerley Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Dave Kirby Acoustic Guitar
Russ Kunkel Drums
Bernie Leadon Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Dobro, Electric Guitar
Chris Leuzinger Acoustic Guitar
Dave Lewis Drums
Kenny Malone Conga, Drums
Richard Manuel Drums, Background Vocals
Carl Marsh Synthesizer
Anna McGarrigle Background Vocals
Terry McMillan Harmonica
Mark O'Connor Viola
Bill Payne Organ, Piano, Harmonium, Hammond Organ, Electric Piano
Herb Pedersen Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Guitar, Background Vocals, 12-string Guitar
Danny Pendleton Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar
Al Perkins Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Dobro, Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Background Vocals
John Pierce Bass
Ray Pohlman Bass
Dave Pomeroy Bass
Frank Reckard Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
Tom Roady Percussion
Pamela Rose Background Vocals
Craig Safan Conductor
Gary Scruggs Harmonica
Fayssoux Starling Background Vocals
Bobby Thompson Acoustic Guitar, Banjo
Ron Tutt Drums
Ruben Valle Bass
Trevor Veitch Acoustic Guitar
John Ware Drums
Pete Wasner Piano
Cheryl Warren Background Vocals
Byrd Burton Acoustic Guitar
Tom Gorman Piano
Gerry McGee Electric Guitar
N.D. Smart II Drums
Kate McGarrigle Accordion, Background Vocals
Jon Randall Stewart Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Background Vocals
Larrie Londin Percussion, Drums
Barry Tashian Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Electric Guitar, Background Vocals
Billy Thomas Percussion, Drums
Emmylou Harris & the Hot Band Track Performer
David Jimenez Drums
Jai Winding Piano
Don Johnson Piano, Keyboards, Electric Piano, Background Vocals
Mike Bowden Bass
Victor Battista Bass, Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Johnny Cash Composer
Emmylou Harris Producer
Don Williams Producer
Gram Parsons Producer
Robbie Robertson Producer
Richard Thompson Composer
Irving Mills Composer
John Simon Producer
Brian Ahern Producer
Richard Bennett Producer
Keith Blake Mastering
Duke Ellington Composer
Garth Fundis Producer
Rob Fraboni Producer
Glyn Johns Producer
Emory Gordy Producer
Bill Halverson Producer
Paul Kennerley Producer
Ira Louvin Composer
Charlie Louvin Composer
George Massenburg Producer
Allen Reynolds Producer
Larry Samuels Executive Producer
Randy Scruggs Producer
Townes Van Zandt Composer
Caroline Greyshock Contributor
Andy Engel Artwork, Art Direction
David Gahr Contributor
Roy Cash Composer
Carlene Routh Composer
Daniel Flowers Composer
E. Harris Composer
James H. Brown Jr. Composer
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