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'Opry At Carnegie' Captured For DVD
"Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall" features such contemporary artists as Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Alison Krauss, Trisha Yearwood and Vince Gill, who served as host for the evening.Performances from November's Country Takes NYC concert at one of the city's most storied venues will be released April 11 on DVD via RCA Label Group.
"Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall" features such contemporary artists as Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Alison Krauss, Trisha Yearwood and Vince Gill, who served as host for the evening. Also represented are veteran acts "Little" Jimmy Dickens, Bill Anderson and Charley Pride.
The DVD runs nearly 90 minutes and includes 17 songs performed by the artists in solo and collaborative settings. A three-song ensemble performance "I'll Fly Away," "I Saw the Light" and "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" that closed the show also finishes out the DVD.
The concert, which also featured Trace Adkins, Ricky Skaggs and Martina McBride, was staged one night prior to the 39th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which had a one-off visit to New York. The event will return to its usual Nashville home later this year.
In advance of the DVD's release, music channel Great American Country (GAC) will premiere the program March 12, with rebroadcasts slated for the following day and March 16.
Here is the "Grand Ole Opry at Carnegie Hall" track list:
"Songs About Me," Trace Adkins
"If You Ever Had Forever in Mind," Vince Gill
"May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose," Jimmy Dickens and Vince Gill
"She's In Love With the Boy," Trisha Yearwood
"Tryin' To Love You," Trisha Yearwood
"Kiss an Angel Good Morning," Charley Pride
"She's Got You," Alison Krauss
"Walls of Time," Ricky Skaggs
"Black-Eyed Suzie," Ricky Skaggs
"Go Rest High On That Mountain," Vince Gill, Alison Krauss and Ricky Scaggs
"Alcohol," Brad Paisley
"Too Country," Bill Anderson and Brad Paisley
"Whiskey Lullaby," Brad Paisley and Alison Krauss
"Independence Day," Martina McBride
"'Til I Can Make It on My Own," Martina McBride†
"Remember When," Alan Jackson
"Chattahoochee," Alan Jackson
"I'll Fly Away"/"I Saw the Light"/"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" medley, various artists