Throwback Thursday: Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris (foreground) in The Tempest, 1965 (photo courtesy UNC Greensboro)
Emmylou Harris (foreground) in The Tempest, 1965 (photo courtesy UNC Greensboro)
Thursday, March 14, 2019

In 1965 Emmylou Harris began college at UNC Greensboro on a drama scholarship. When she wasn’t performing in campus plays, she performed folk music as “The Emerald City,” a duo with Mike Williams. Harris left UNC Greensboro before graduating to pursue a career in music.