Song of the Day #5,021: ‘Lost Highway’ – Willie Nelson with Kurt Nilsen

Today’s random selection comes from an EP that accompanied Lyle Lovett’s 2009 album Natural Forces. That album was half made up of Lovett’s covers of other Texas songwriters, and the EP — titled T For Texas, T From Tennessee — offered a sample of other tracks on the Lost Highway label.

Among the songs was today’s SOTD, actually titled ‘Lost Highway,’ a duet by Willie Nelson and Kurt Nilsen.

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Song of the Day #1,316: ‘Waiting On the Stars To Fall’ – Hayes Caril

This Random Weekend has become something of a theme weekend on its own, with the second quiet country ballad in a row popping up today. The melody of today’s song even sounds a lot like yesterday’s.

Lyle Lovett’s 2009 release, Natural Forces, is a collection of both Lovett originals and songs he covered by other Texas musicians, including Townes Van Zandt, Robert Earl Keen and other lesser-known songwriters.

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