A tribute album for late outlaw country legend Billy Joe Shaver will feature Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson, George Strait and more.
The project, called Live Forever: A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver, is due to arrive on November 11.
The title track of the album, a collab between Nelson and singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams, has been released. Shaver recorded “Live Forever” as part of his 1993 studio album, Tramp on Your Street.
Shaver died on October 28, 2020, from a stroke at the age of 81.
The 12-song tribute album will also features contributions from Margo Price, Steve Earle, Allison Russell, and others. It was co-produced by Charlie Sexton and Freddy Fletcher.
Live Forever: A Tribute to Billy Joe Shaver Tracklist:
01 Willie Nelson / Lucinda Williams: “Live Forever”
02 Ryan Bingham / Nikki Lane: “Ride Me Down Easy”
03 Rodney Crowell: “Old Five and Dimers Like Me”
04 Miranda Lambert: “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday)”
05 Edie Brickell: “I Couldn’t Be Me Without You”
06 Nathaniel Rateliff: “You Asked Me To”
07 George Strait: “Willy the Wandering Gypsy and Me”
08 Amanda Shires: “Honky Tonk Heroes”
09 Steve Earle: “Ain’t No God in Mexico”
10 Margo Price / Joshua Hedley: “Ragged Old Truck”
11 Willie Nelson: “Georgia on a Fast Train”
12 Allison Russell: “Tramp on Your Street”
(Photo: Giovanni Gallucci)
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