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

Now streaming 24/7 on Electric Lady Bird.

"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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A Dream Up There 

At a carnival in Nacogdoches 
Black clouds and thunder on the way 
Lighting struck the Ferris wheel 
We rolled all the way to Galveston Bay


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Christopher Cook – guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose – vocals and harmonium. 
Ollin Chavez – violin 
Marjorie Gonzales Chavez – guitarrón 
Fred Mandujano – percussion 
Nathan Cook – trumpet

Ma'amoiselle 

 


Oh, Ma’amoiselle  
I read about women like you in books  
Oh, Ma’amoiselle  
I read about women like you in books  
What you want with me  
And my dusty panhandle look ...

Christopher Cook on guitar and vocals

(Click the image to play Ma'amoiselle)
 

Big Orange Moon 


When I was a child, I went down to the creek,
Down where the black water stands,
Down where the frogs learn to speak,

And the big trees lower their hands...

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Christopher Cook, guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose, vocals 
 

Sugar of Carquinez 

"Oh, tell me why the sweet life cannot be for me.."
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Sugar of Carquinez is an unreleased song. It's just a rough mix - hasn't been mastered, so the sound quality may be less than ideal. 

Christopher Cook on guitar and vocals, Emmy Rose on harmonium and vocals, the incomparable Gracin Dorsey on cello, and Billy Barnett on second guitar.

Misery, Be Warned 


Misery, Be Warned... There's only so much can be borne.

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Christopher Cook - guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose - vocals. 
Ollin Chavez – violin 
Nathan Cook – trumpet

The Lonesome American 

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Music and Lyrics by Christoper Cook. 

Christoper on guitar and vocals, Emmy Rose on harmonium.

Been Walkin' 

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Click the picture to play... Been Walkin'

Christopher Cook - guitar
Emmy Rose - vocals
Fred Mandujano - percussion

Flight Risk 


Click the picture to play Flight Risk. 

Christopher Cook - guitar and vocals. 
Emmy Rose - harmonium and vocals.  
Marjorie Gonzales Chavez – guitarrón  
Fred Mandujano – percussion

Misery, Be Warned 

Click the image to play Misery, Be Warned, by Christopher Cook.
 

Christopher Cook - guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose - vocals
Ollin Chavez – violin 
Nathan Cook – trumpet