Willie Nelson’s New CD: ‘To All The Girls…’
Country Music Hall of Famer Willie Nelson has just released a new album full of duets with some of the finest women in music!
Already in the history books for recording the most duets of any artist, Nelson adds 18 more to the record. The 81-year-old is in top vocal shape and the production is absolutely perfect.
From lush orchestration to mellow jazz, and the typical laid-back acoustic sound you expect from the legend, ‘To All The Girls…’ covers it all. Highlights include the captivating duet with Dolly Parton on ‘From Here To The Moon and Back,’ a song she originally performed in the movie Joyful Noise. Miranda Lambert, Shelby Lynn, and Rosanne Cash blend perfectly with the ‘On The Road Again’ singer.
Meanwhile, Wynonna Judd appears to have a blast reviving Nelson’s classic ‘Bloody Mary Morning,’ and it is an absolute treasure to see 81-year-old Loretta Lynn team up with her peer on the classic Merle Haggard song ‘Somewhere Between.’
The diverse collection of songs also features a wide array of styles and guests. The CD makes the perfect companion to a relaxing evening or dinner party thanks to gems from Carrie Underwood, Alison Krauss, The Secret Sisters, Melonie Cannon, Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris, Lily Meola, Norah Jones and Sheryl Crow. The funkiest track award goes to ‘Grandma’s Hands,’ an awesome groovy, yet sentimental duet with 74 year-old gospel music legend Mavis Staples of the Staples Singers.
Willie Nelson has done it again. At 81, this could be one of the coolest albums the legend has ever released, since his 1962 debut. The title is based on his No. 1 1984 duet with Julio Iglesias, ‘To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before.’