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Win Tickets to See Emmylou Harris Private Performance on 9/19

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Here at LAist, we cover many fantastic up and coming artists, as well as those who have toiled in obscurity for far too long, but continue to push new boundaries in music. If any of them are lucky, perhaps they will have a fraction of the career with the longevity and overall significance and impact on music that the incomparable Emmylou Harris has had over the last 37 years since her debut album Gliding Bird. Though her songs have received the most acclaim in the country charts, her musical style has transcended genres over time, from folk to bluegrass to alternative rock.

Tomorrow, her box set Songbird: Rare Tracks and Forgotten Gems, hits stores, featuring a number of unreleased cuts and some of her personal faves such as the Beatles cover "For No One" featured in the above video (man, talk about some pipes). In conjunction with this album release, Emmylou will be taping a private BBC show on Wednesday night at The Derby. And LAist has been able to finagle a couple of tickets to this really spectacular event just because we think our wonderful readers are as awesome as she is.

Since Emmylou has worked with so many musical legends, both within her 22 solo albums, as well as on numerous collaborations and guest appearances with other artists, LAist will award the tickets to the person who most convincingly identifies his or her favorite Emmylou song performed with another artist.

This contest is a short one, so get your responses in quickly - entries must be received by noon tomorrow and you must be reachable via email tomorrow afternoon. Remember that we can only accept entries from registered commentors!

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