Archive for the ‘Duets and collaborations’ Category

Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Jack White, Bonnie Raitt and others to perform at concert to honor Bob Dylan (2/6/15)

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

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http://pitchfork.com

On February 6, 2015, Bob Dylan will be honored at a tribute concert to benefit MusiCares. The lineup features Jack White, Beck, Neil Young, the Black Keys, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp, Norah Jones, John Doe, Tom Jones, Los Lobos, and more to be announced. (Yes, both Jack White and the Black Keys are on the same bill.)

Producer and Dylan collaborator Don Was will direct the show, which takes place in Los Angeles two nights before the Grammys. The charity will name Dylan their “Person of the Year” at the event.

The MusiCares Foundation offers “a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need,” including help with medical/financial emergencies, educational workshops, addiction recovery programs and more.

Willie Nelson sings on new tribute album to Paul McCartney, “The Art of McCartney”

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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http://consequenceofsound.net

Paul McCartney has been honored with countless tribute albums over the years, though the one put together by producer Ralph Sall just might top them all. Due out November 18th, The Art of McCartney sees the likes of  The Cure, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Brian Wilson, Billie Joel, Ian McCulloch, Barry Gibb, Roger Daltrey, Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) and many more cover McCartney’s vast catalog of hits.

The album has actually been in the works since 2003. After receiving the approval of McCartney, Sall rounded together Macca’s backing band — guitarists Rusty Anderson and Brian Ray, keyboardist Paul “Wix” Wickens, and drummer Abe Laboriel, Jr. — and began recruiting potential singers.

The Art of McCartney Tracklist:
01. Billy Joel – “Maybe I’m Amazed”
02. Bob Dylan – “Things We Said Today”
03. Heart – “Band on the Run”
04. Steve Miller – “Junior’s Farm”
05. Yusuf Islam – “The Long and Winding Road”
06. Harry Connick, Jr. – “My Love”
07. Brian Wilson – “Wanderlust”
08. Corinne Bailey Rae – “Bluebird”
09. Willie Nelson – “Yesterday”
10. Jeff Lynne – “Junk”
11. Barry Gibb – “When I’m 64?
12. Jamie Cullum – “Every Night”
13. Kiss – “Venus and Mars”/”Rock Show”
14. Paul Rodgers – “Let Me Roll It”
15. Roger Daltrey – “Helter Skelter”
16. Def Leppard – “Helen Wheels”
17. The Cure, featuring James McCartney – “Hello Goodbye”
18. Billy Joel – “Live and Let Die”
19. Chrissie Hynde – “Let It Be”
20. Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander and Rick Nielsen – “Jet”
21. Joe Elliott – “Hi Hi Hi”
22. Heart – “Letting Go”
23. Steve Miller – “Hey Jude”
24. Owl City – “Listen to What the Man Said”
25. Perry Farrell – “Got to Get You Into My Life”
26. Dion – “Drive My Car”
27. Allen Toussaint – “Lady Madonna”
28. Dr. John – “Let ‘Em In”
29. Smokey Robinson – “So Bad”
30. The Airborne Toxic Event – “No More Lonely Nights”
31. Alice Cooper – “Eleanor Rigby”
32. Toots Hibbert with Sly & Robbie – “Come and Get It”
33. B.B. King – “On the Way”
34. Sammy Hagar – “Birthday”

The Art of McCartney Bonus Tracks:

01. Robert Smith – “C Moon”
02. Booker T. Jones – “Can’t Buy Me Love”
03. Ronnie Spector – “P.S. I Love You”
04. Darlene Love – “All My Loving”
05. Ian McCulloch – “For No One”
06. Peter, Bjorn and John – “Put It There”
07. Wanda Jackson – “Run Devil Run”
08. Alice Cooper – “Smile Away”

Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, “Seven Spanish Angels”

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, “Loving her was easier, than anything I’ll ever do again”

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

From 1992 Highwaymen tour in Abeerdeen, Scotland.

This day in Willie Nelson history, “Heartbreak Hotel”, with Leon Russell goes #1 Billboard Country (9/1/1979)

Monday, September 1st, 2014

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On September 1, 1979, “Heartbreak Hotel”, recorded by Willie Nelson and Leon Russell, takes the top spot on the Billboard country chart with their remake of “Heartbreak Hotel”

Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, “My Own Peculiar Way”

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Willie Nelson, Lee Ann Womack, “Mendocino County Line”

Saturday, August 30th, 2014

Willie Nelson, Roy Rogers, “When I reach the end of Rodeo Road (set my pony free)”

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Willie Nelson, Arlo Guthrie, Dottie West “City of New Orleans” (Farm AId 1985)

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Farm Aid 2013 “Just Breathe”

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Willie Nelson, Norah Jones, “Wurlitzer Prize”

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Merle Haggard, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, “Mama Tried”

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Willie Nelson featured on new Ray Benson Album, “It Ain’t You”

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Music video for “It Ain’t You,” by Ray Benson featuring Willie Nelson. Appears on Ray Benson’s solo album, “A Little Piece.”
Directed by Aaron Brown
iTunes: http://bit.ly/XWXmyl
Amazon: http://amzn.to/1B96pLL

Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, “VH1 Storytellers”

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

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This day in Willie Nelson history: “One for the Road” goes gold (8/2/1979)

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

On August 2, 1979, the duet album, ‘One for the Road’ sung with Leon Russell, is certified gold.