Music: Sounds of Surprise

True confessions from the artist on this ravishing live recording: she was once bothered by an overly enthusiastic fan named Dick, to whom she dedicates her lake-clear version of John Fogerty's lovely, lonesome Lodi, and she is a major admirer of Minnie Pearl. Well, land's sake, this album is full of surprises. Fans might not expect this strong and graceful singer to fall about over the comic antics of the dingbat with the price tag dangling off her hat, but if there's one thing EMMYLOU HARRIS excels at, it's surprise. And, at the same time, consistency. And a restlessness under the...

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