In May 1985.

In May 1985, “Warner Bros” label released “The Ballad of Sally Rose”, the eleventh Emmylou Harris studio album. It was recorded in 1985, and was produced by Paul Kennerley and Emmylou Harris.

Personnel:

  • Emmylou Harris – lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Barry Tashian – acoustic guitar
  • Paul Kennerley- acoustic and electric guitar
  • Bobby Thompson – acoustic guitar, banjo
  • Hank DeVito – acoustic, electric and pedal steel, dobro
  • Waylon Jennings- electric guitar
  • Phillip Donelly – electric slide guitar
  • Albert Lee- acoustic and electric guitar, mandolin
  • Ray Flacke – electric guitar
  • Vince Gill- electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Emory Gordy, Jr.- acoustic guitar, bass, string arrangements
  • John Jarvis – keyboards
  • Shane Keister- keyboards
  • Bessyl Duhon – accordion
  • Steve Cash – harmonica
  • Gary Scruggs – harmonica
  • Buddy Spicher- giddle
  • Russ Kunkel- drums
  • Larrie Londin- drums, percussion
  • Tom Roady – percussion
  • Barbara Cowart, Gail Davies, Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton- backing vocals
  • Donivan Cowart – engineer
  • Tom Harding, Keith Odle – second engineer

Track list:

All tracks by Emmylou Harris and Paul Kennerley, except where noted.

  1. The Ballad of Sally Rose
  2. Rhythm Guitar
  3. I Think I Love Him/You Are My Flower – Emmylou Harris, P. Carter
  4. Heart to Heart
  5. Woman Walk the Line
  6. Bad News
  7. Timberline
  8. Long Tall Sally Rose
  9. White Line
  10. Diamond in My Crown
  11. The Sweetheart of the Rodeo
  12. K-S-O-S medley: Ring of Fire/Wildwood Flower/Six Days on the Road – Emmylou Harris, Paul Kennerley, June Carter, Merle Kilgore, A.P. Carter, Earl Greene, Carl Montgomery
  13. Sweet Chariot

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