Keith Richards and Willie Nelson performed on stage together on April 6 at a tribute concert honouring Merle Haggard.
Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard took place on the one-year anniversary of Haggard’s death and featured arists including Loretta Lynn, Billy Gibbons, Alison Krauss, Lucinda Williams, John Mellencamp, Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgraves.
The event took place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, where Richards performed Haggard’s song “Sing Me Back Home“.
Richards was then joined by Willie Nelson for a rendition of “Reasons To Quit”.
Earlier in the evening, Richards posted photos of the event on Twitter.
— Keith Richards (@officialKeef) April 8, 2017
Playing with some incredible musicians tonight… Don Was, Buddy Miller… to name a few. pic.twitter.com/CtSbUgkljb
— Keith Richards (@officialKeef) April 7, 2017
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