We're Christopher Cook and Emmy Rose, an acoustic duo from Austin, Texas. We play original music rooted in folk and blues. 

"The music of Cook and Rose is like a majestic antique table. Intricately carved with scrolls and spirals, its dedicated craftsmanship carries stories both ancient and new. Timeless stories that dance right into your soul. And when they've finished playing, you're left at that table to feast on the memory. Trust me, you'll be feasting a long time." –Nicole Cortichiato, Art Spark Texas

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Afraid of the Crowd 

Click to play It seems like I’ve lived the time that you’ve lived 
But everyone sees a different world 

And I know that you’ve been with artless travelers 
Who unravel the wonder and take the stars out of the eyes 
Of the sweetest girl 

Why don’t you leave those boots down there in the sand 
They don’t really fit you, so begin again 
And call me on your way if you need a hand 
Because Colorado will always take you in 

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Lost in a House 

"It’s a rich and beautiful world 
So much to see when you travel about 
But when you’re a lonely girl 
You can get lost in a house"

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Christopher Cook, guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose, vocals
Gracin Dorsey, cello

The Firefly and the Cigarette 

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On the porch, the fireflies 
Gather ‘round the glow of your cigarette 
Sittin’ out in the evenin’ time 
‘Cause the house ain’t cooled off yet

Christopher Cook, guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose, harmonium
Gracin Dorsey, cello

Click the picture to play The Firefly and the Cigarette

The Wild Cathedral Bells 

"You could blame it on the freeze 
And the wild cathedral bells 
Across the valley when they sing"

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Christopher Cook on guitar and vocals. Emmy Rose on harmonium and vocals. 
with Ollin Chavez – violin and Marjorie Gonzales Chavez – guitarrón

You Can Hear Me There 

I sing into a cloud 
I throw my voice with great care 
And I try not to be too loud 
‘Cause I know you can hear me there

click the picture to play "You Can Hear Me There"

Christopher Cook - guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose - vocals

 

The Black Hummingbird 

"I’ve seen the oldest tree in the world 
Somehow it never fell 
It was shown to me by the crows 
And I promised not to tell"

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Christopher Cook guitar, Emmy Rose vocals. Davie Peck harmonium.

Bone Dry 

I used to swim in a creek 
Throw a bucket down a well 
Now all I have is a small canteen 
For this trip through hell

Click the image to play "Bone Dry."

Christopher Cook guitar and vocals, Emmy Rose harmonium, Marjorie Gonzales Chavez guitarrón

Sue Ellen 

..a vision all hellfire can't destroy... 

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Emmy Rose - vocals, Christopher Cook - guitar, Ollin Chavez – violin, and Marjorie Gonzales Chavez – guitarrón

Honey from Dried Grass 

"The bees search the hillsides 
For the sweetest drops of dew 
They find them in the footprints 
Left there by you"

Christopher on guitar and vocals,
Emmy Rose on vocals,
Gracin Dorsey on cello,
Davie Peck on harmonium 

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