Waylon Tribute Bumped To August
RCA's Waylon Jennings tribute album, "I've Always Been Crazy," will be released Aug. 19.RCA's Waylon Jennings tribute album, "I've Always Been Crazy," will be released Aug. 19 after being bumped from its original April date. As previously reported, the piano ballad "The Dream," one of the last songs Jennings recorded before his February 2002 death, will be featured on the album. The first single will be Travis Tritt's cover of "Lonesome, On'ry and Mean."
The set features several notable pairings, including Kenny Chesney and Kid Rock's version of "Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)" and Deana Carter and Sara Evans' take on "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys." Elsewhere, Metallica's James Hetfield offers a solo cover of "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand."
Jennings died at 64 after a long battle with diabetes-related health problems. He recorded 60 albums and had 16 No. 1 singles on Billboard's country charts during a career that spanned five decades.
Here is the tracklist for "I've Always Been Crazy":
"Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way," John Mellencamp
"Lonesome, On'ry And Mean," Travis Tritt
"Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)," Kenny Chesney and Kid Rock
"Stop The World (And Let Me Off)," Dwight Yoakam
"Storms Never Last," Jessi Colter
"Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line," Hank Williams, Jr.
"Are You Ready For the Country," Pinmonkey
"Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys," Deana Carter and Sara Evans
"Waymore's Blues," Ben Harper
"You Asked Me To," Alison Krauss
"This Time," Andy Griggs
"I've Always Been Crazy," Stargunn
"I Ain't Living Long Like This," Brooks & Dunn
"Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand," James Hetfield
"The Dream," Waylon Jennings