Waylon Jennings Tribute Features Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, & More

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The television special 'Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings' features multiple country stars and legends paying Waylon Jennings a fitting tribute.

Listen up outlaw country fans, the upcoming Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings television special features performances from Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Willie Nelson, Sturgill Simpson, Kris Kristofferson, Toby Keith, Alison Krauss, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Shooter Jennings, Buddy Miller, Jessi Colter, Robert Earl Keen, and Bobby Bare!

Waylon Jennings was my friend, brother, and musical soul mate,” Willie Nelson shared in a statement. “All of these performers came together to pay tribute to an original Outlaw.”

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With that amount of talent assembled in one place— this is going to be good. Viewers will be able to enjoy Willie Nelson and Toby Keith performing “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys,” Eric Church takes on “Lonesome, On’ry And Mean,” and Chris Stapleton belts out “I Ain’t Living Long Like This.” Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Shooter Jennings, and Jamey Johnson also collaborate on “Highwayman.”

Watch the whole ensemble come together for the grand finale with a performance of “Luckenbach, Texas” below!

The two-hour tribute concert was taped at Austin’s ACL Live in the Moody Theater and will broadcast on April 7th at 10PM ET via CMT. A CD/DVD combo of the event is available for pre-order here.

CD and DVD Track List

1. “I Ain’t Living Long Like This,” Chris Stapleton and Morgane Stapleton
2. “Mona,” Jessi Colter
3. “Only Daddy That’ll Walk the Line,” Bobby Bare
4. “Ride Me Down Easy,” Lee Ann Womack
5. “Yours Love,” Lee Ann Womack and Buddy Miller
6. “Memories of You and I,” Sturgill Simpson (on DVD only)
7. “The Wurlitzer Prize,” Kacey Musgraves
8. “Freedom to Stay,” Jamey Johnson
9. “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way,” Robert Earl Keen
10.”I Do Believe,” Kris Kristofferson
11. “Rainy Day Woman,” Ryan Bingham
12.”Dreaming My Dreams With You,” Alison Krauss
13.”I Ain’t the One,” Alison Krauss and Jamey Johnson
14.”Honky Tonk Heroes,” Toby Keith
15.”Lonesome, On’ry and Mean,” Eric Church
16.”Till I Gain Control Again,” Willie Nelson
17.”Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys,” Willie Nelson and Toby Keith
18.”My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys,” Willie Nelson and Chris Stapleton
19.”I Can Get Off on You,” Willie Nelson and Sturgill Simpson (on DVD only)
20. “Highwayman,” Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Shooter Jennings and Jamey Johnson
21.”Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love),” Willie Nelson and Full Ensemble

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