Luxury Liner (album)

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Luxury Liner
Studio album by Emmylou Harris
Released 1976 December 28[1]
Genre Country
Length 38:56
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Brian Ahern
Emmylou Harris chronology
Elite Hotel
Luxury Liner
Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [2]

Luxury Liner is an album by country music artist Emmylou Harris, released in 1976. The album was Harris' second successive #1 country album on the Billboard Music Charts, although, unlike the preceding Elite Hotel, there were no #1 hits from this album. The highest charting singles were the #6 Chuck Berry cover "(You Never Can Tell) C'est la Vie" and the #8 "Making Believe" (originally a hit for Kitty Wells).

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Luxury Liner" (Gram Parsons) – 3:41
  2. "Pancho and Lefty" (Townes Van Zandt) – 4:50
  3. "Making Believe" (Jimmy Work) – 3:37
  4. "You're Supposed to Be Feeling Good" (Rodney Crowell) – 4:01
  5. "I'll Be Your San Antone Rose" (Susanna Clark) – 3:43

Side two[edit]

  1. "(You Never Can Tell) C'est la Vie" (Chuck Berry) – 3:27
  2. "When I Stop Dreaming" (Ira Louvin/Charlie Louvin) – 3:15
  3. "Hello Stranger" [with Nicolette Larson] (A.P. Carter) – 3:59
  4. "She" (Gram Parsons/Chris Ethridge) – 3:15
  5. "Tulsa Queen" (Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell) – 4:47

Bonus tracks[edit]

A 2004 CD reissue added two previously unissued bonus tracks:

  1. "Me and Willie" (Laurie Hyde-Smith) – 5:16
  2. "Night Flyer" (duet with Delia Bell) (Johnny Mullins) – 3:33


Technical Personnel[edit]

  • Brian Ahern: Producer, Engineer
  • Donivan Cowart: Engineer
  • Bradley Hartman: Engineer
  • Stuart Taylor: Engineer
  • Miles Wilkinson: Engineer

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1977) Peak
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 1
U.S. Billboard 200 21
Canadian RPM Top Albums 40


  1. ^ 2004 Warner Bros reissue - 'originally issued as Warner Bros #BS-2998/#BSK-3115(12/28/76'
  2. ^ Ankeny, Jason. Luxury Liner (album) at AllMusic
  • Emmylou Harris Luxury Liner liner notes
Preceded by
Waylon Live by Waylon Jennings
Top Country Albums number-one album
February 26-April 16, 1977
Succeeded by
Southern Nights by Glen Campbell