Willie Nelson Will Release A Collection of Country Hits.
Willie Nelson has announced the release of a new album, Remember Me: Volume 1 featuring a collection of country hits spanning a 70 year range. The album is set to release on Monday, November 21st, and Volume 2 is expected to be available sometime in 2012.
Willie will be performing some of the best country songs by some of the best country artists including Merle Haggard, George Jones, Ernest Tubb, Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Cash and others. Each was hand picked by the man himself, and Nelson is accompanied on each track by some of Nashville’s top musicians in a band that features Eddie Bayers (drums), David Hungate (bass), Brent Mason (electric guitar), Biff Watson (acoustic guitar), Mickey Raphael (harmonica), Sonny Garrish (steel guitar), John Hobbs (piano/keyboards), Aubrey Haynie (fiddle/mandolin) and Wes Hightower and Cindy Walker (background vocals). Jerry Puckett and Chris Collins also guest on the sessions.
Remember Me: Volume 1, Complete Track Listing
1. Remember Me (Ernest Tubb, 1950, No. 5 Country)
2. Sixteen Tons (Tennessee Ernie Ford, 1955, No. 1 Country & Pop)
3. Why Baby Why (George Jones, 1955, No. 4 Country)
4. Today I Started Loving You Again (Merle Haggard, 1970)
5. I’m Movin’ On (Hank Snow, 1950, No. 1 Country)
6. That Just About Does It (Vern Gosdin, 1989, No. 4 Country)
7. This Old House (Rosemary Clooney, 1954, No. 1 Pop)
8. Sunday Morning Coming Down (Johnny Cash, 1970, No. 1 Country)
9. Smoke That Cigarette (Tex Williams, 1947, No. 1 Country)
10. Slowly (Webb Pierce, 1954, No. 1 Country)
11. A Satisfied Mind (Porter Wagoner, 1955, No. 1 Country)
12. Roly Poly (Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, 1946, No. 3 Country)
13. Release Me (Ray Price, 1954, No. 6 Country)
14. Ramblin’ Fever (Merle Haggard, 1977, No. 2 Country)
*15. More And More (Webb Pierce, 1954, No. 1 Country)