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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You Can Here Me There 

I was born at sea; I'm not really from anywhere...

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Christopher Cook - guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose - vocals

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

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Christopher Cook, guitar and vocals
Emmy Rose, harmonium

Marjorie Gonzales Chavez, guitarrón

The Black Hummingbird 

We must go to South America, the flowers are dropping from the vine...

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

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.

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

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


 

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