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"Emmylou is our soul mother and Norah a soul sister, perfect for the family vibe that we always want to achieve and that we can’t seem to shake."
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Spotify Playlist: Kate McGarrigle
Listen to tracks off of Sing Me the Songs: Celebrating the Works of Kate McGarrigle.
Kate & Anna McGarrigle (McGarrigles.com)
Read about the life and career of one of folk’s most famous duos.
The Kate McGarrigle Foundation (KateMcGarrigleFoundation.com)
Proceeds from Kate’s Kids go to benefit this important foundation.
Rufus and Martha Wainwright Reminisce (Vulture.com)
“Her catalog was the best gift she could have given her children,” says Rufus of his mother’s music.
“Hard Times Come Again No More” (YouTube)
A performance by Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Emmylou Harris, Rufus Wainwright, and others.
Fresh Air: Anna McGarrigle (NPR)
Anna McGarrigle discusses the loss of her sister and life-long singing partner with Terri Gross.
“Better Times Are Coming” (1991) (YouTube)
A young Rufus Wainwright joins his mom and aunt for a Stephen Foster classic.
“Gentle Annie” (YouTube)
Kate and Anna McGarrigle perform another Stephen Foster number.
“Talk to Me of Mendocino” (YouTube)
Kate McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright perform one of McGarrigle's most famous songs.
Studio Art Break: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle
Director Lian Lunson talks about her film version of Rufus and Martha Wainwright's moving musical tribute.
Rufus Wainwright on family competitiveness:
We all [felt competitive]. But my theory on the whole game is that once you're onstage, and the lights are on, and the mikes are turned up, there’s this third being that takes over. And it has no mother, it has no father, it has no siblings, it has no children. It’s just this force, and nothing will get in its way.
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