Billy Gibbons & Warren Haynes "Workin' Man Blues"

An All-Star group of musicians gathered in Nashville last Thursday on what would have been the 80th birthday of the late Merle Haggard. The tribute was called "Sing Me Back Home".

Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, John Mellencamp, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Billy Gibbons, Warren Haynes, and many others took turns with their versions of the country legend's 50-year song catalogue. The concert was filmed for broadcast on a network and date to be announced.

This was the night's setlist:

Ben Haggard & the Strangers – "What Am I Gonna Do"

Ben Haggard, Aaron Lewis & the Strangers – "Heaven Was a Drink of Wine"

Tanya Tucker & the Strangers – "Farmer's Daughter"

Bobby Bare & the Strangers – "The Fugitive"

Connie Smith & the Strangers – "That's the Way Love Goes"

John Anderson & the Strangers – "Big City"

Toby Keith & the Strangers – "Carolyn/Daddy Frank"

Jake Owen and Chris Janson – "Footlights"

Miranda Lambert – "Misery & Gin"

Rodney Crowell – "You Don't Have Very Far to Go"

Jamey Johnson – "Kern River"

Jamey Johnson and Alison Krauss – "If I Could Only Fly"

Alison Krauss – "Sing a Sad Song"

Alabama – "Silver Wings"

Hank Williams Jr. – "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink"

Loretta Lynn – "Today I Started Loving You"

Lynyrd Skynyrd – "Honky Tonk Nighttime Man"

The Avett Brothers – "Mama Tried"

John Mellencamp – "White Line Fever"

Kacey Musgraves – "Rainbow Stew"

Ronnie Dunn – "It's All in the Movies"

Billy Gibbons – "The Bottle Let Me Down"

Warren Haynes and Billy Gibbons – "Workin' Man Blues"

Dierks Bentley – "If We Make It Through December"

Lucinda Williams – "Going Where the Lonely Go"

Sheryl Crow – "Natural High"

Keith Richards – "Sing Me Back Home"

Keith Richards and Willie Nelson – "Reasons to Quit"

Willie Nelson and Kenny Chesney – "Pancho and Lefty"

Willie Nelson and Toby Keith – "Ramblin' Fever"

Willie Nelson and cast – "Okie From Muskogee"

Here's Gibbons and Haynes' duet of "Workin' Man Blues".

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