Willie Nelson – PBS Soundstage – Chicago, IL 9.28.2009

Once again Willie Nelson has put together a new project that has me very excited.    For those that missed the PBS Soundstage television broadcast, hopefully this will hold you over until the record comes out.

Willie is plugging his soon to be released record Country Music.   I’ve been fired up for this release ever since Linda posted about it on Still Is Still Moving.   The album is produced by T Bone Burnett and also includes Buddy Miller, who unfortunately doesn’t play on this show.

For this show Willie pulls together a bunch of the best Bluegrass and Old Time musicians and plays a bunch of new (for him) tunes.   It would be great to see The Willie Nelson Bluegrass Band on tour this summer.   An appearance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival looks unlikely, along with one from me.

“Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down”

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Willie Nelson – PBS Soundstage – Chicago, IL – 2009-09-28

01. Whiskey River
02. Man With The Blues
03. You Done Me Wrong
04. Cry, Cry Darlin’
05. Dark As A Dungeon
06. Poison Love
07. Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down
08. Freight Train Boogie
09. Drinkin’ Champagne & Feelin’ No Pain
10. Dream Of Me
11. Just Because You Asked Me
12. Trouble In Mind
13. Whiskey River reprise

Willie Nelson Bluegrass Band:
Willie Nelson – Guitar
Riley Baugus – Banjo
Jim Lauderdale – Backing Vocals and Acoustic Guitar
Russ Paul – Pedal Steel
Dennis Crouch – Bass
Mickey Raphael – Harmonica
Ronnie McCoury – Mandolin
Stuart Duncan – Fiddle

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  1. Wow. What a set! “Satan, Your Kingdom…” is bow-down material. It sounds like they are somewhere deep in a dark woods covered in a thick mist playing this tune…I can hear it echoing over the hills into the neighbouring towns.

    Thanks, mate.

  2. He was an amazing entertainer, still his voice too young

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