In 2017, many of country’s biggest and most iconic stars came together for a special tribute concert in honor of the late Merle Haggard. The group celebrated the legend’s long list of music and now, fans can bring the live concert home.
Media company Blackbird Presents has revealed plans to bring the concert special, Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, to CD and DVD on December 11, 2020. The collection is available for pre-order now.
Fans will be treated to a multi-disc package, featuring 29 performances from artists including Alabama, Ben Haggard, Billy F Gibbons, Bobby Bare, Buddy Miller, Chris Janson, Connie Smith, Dierks Bentley, Hank Williams Jr., Jake Owen, Jamey Johnson, John Anderson, John Mellencamp, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Richards, Kenny Chesney, Aaron Lewis, Loretta Lynn, Lucinda Williams, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Miranda Lambert, Rodney Crowell, Ronnie Dunn, Sheryl Crow, Tanya Tucker, The Avett Brothers, Toby Keith, Warren Haynes, and Willie Nelson.
Highlights on the Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard CD/DVD include “Mama Tried” (performed by The Avett Brothers), “If We Make It Through December” (Performed by Dierks Bentley), “Misery and Gin” (Performed by Miranda Lambert), “Ramblin’ Fever” (Performed by Toby Keith and Willie Nelson), a very special performance of “Sing Me Back Home” (performed by Keith Richards), and an all-star ensemble performance of “Okie From Muskogee.”
Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard was created and executive produced by Theresa Haggard, Keith Wortman and Mark Rothbaum. Musical directors include Ben Haggard, Don Was and Buddy Cannon.