Emmylou Harris - Evangeline LP
"Evangeline" is a 1981 album by Emmylou Harris that was composed mostly of leftover material from past recording sessions and which did not fit into any of her other albums.
Songs included a remake of Mister Sandman (from the much-lauded Trio sessions with Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt), Evangeline (also featuring vocals by Parton and Ronstadt), which she had previously performed with The Band, Rodney Crowell's Ashes By Now and a cover of CCR's Bad Moon Rising.
Though it received mixed reviews upon its release, the album was yet another commercial success for Harris. It was certified Gold in less than a year after its release.
A single release of Mister Sandman (Top 10 country/Top 40 pop) did well on the charts, though neither Ronstadt's nor Parton's record companies would allow their artists' vocals to be used on the single, so Harris rerecorded the song, singing all three parts for the single release. A music video was also produced for Mister Sandman.
1. I Don't Have to Crawl
2. How High the Moon
3. Spanish Johnny [with Waylon Jennings]
4. Bad Moon Rising [Creedence Clearwater Revival cover]
5. Evangeline [with Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt]
6. Hot Burrito #2
8. Oh Atlanta
9. Mister Sandman [with Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt]
10. Ashes by Now
About this product: this reissue is pressed on black vinyl.