Willie Nelson sings with Judy Collins, “When I Go”



July Collins will release a new duets album on September 18th, Strangers Again.  The album  is a collection of duets with some of her favorite male artists, including Willie Nelson, Don McLean, Michael McDonald, Jeff Bridges and Jackson Browne.

“They are guys that I adore, admire and respect,” says the Seattle-born folk singer and songwriter, 76, who has performed works by some of the greatest, including Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan. “Some of them I’ve dreamed of singing with.”

On ‘Strangers Again’ Judy revisits “Send In The Clowns” with Don McLean, a song she first recorded in 1975 and helped to etch her name into the firmament of American icons. “Such fun to finally have some company after singing it alone for all these years!” she says. When Judy asked Jeff Bridges to sing with her, she was delighted that he chose Leonard Bernstein’s “Makes Our Garden Grow,” from ‘Candide.’

Judy is perhaps one of the best-suited singers to record “Hallelujah” given her long history with Leonard Cohen (she was one of the first to record his work), and does so on the album with rising star Bhi Bhiman. She’s also joined by Thomas Dybdahl, Ari Hest and Academy Award-winner Glen Hansard, interpreting songs penned by each.

‘Strangers Again’ track list:
1) Strangers Again (with Ari Hest)
2) Miracle River (Michael McDonald)
3) When I Go (Willie Nelson)
4) From Grace (Thomas Dybdahl)
5) Feels Like Home (Jackson Browne)
6) Make Our Garden Grow (Jeff Bridges)
7) Belfast to Boston (Marc Cohn)
8 ) Stars in my Eyes (Aled Jones)
9) Hallelujah (Bhi Bhiman)
10) Send in the Clowns (Don Mclean)
11) Some Day Soon (Jimmy Buffett)
12) Races (Glen Hansard)

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