Willie & Merle’s ‘It’s All Going To Pot’ – Song of the Week
It is great to hear Outlaw Country Legends Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard team up together on a collaborative album they have cut and released in 2015 called Django and Jimmie.
Django and Jimmie premieres 14 brand-new studio recordings including: "Django and Jimmie," a dual tribute to jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and Jimmie Rodgers, country music's mythic "Singing Brakeman"; the reflective and meditative "Live This Long"; "Missing Ol' Johnny Cash," an homage to country music's original Man in Black featuring guest vocals from Bobby Bare; a sublime interpretation of Bob Dylan's "Don't Think Twice, It's Alright"; and the future outlaw country classic "Unfair Weather Friend," written by rising songsmiths Marla Cannon-Goodman (Buddy Cannon's daughter) and Ward Davis.
This album has a lot more to offer and one of the songs from it, we are having a good time playing on Kickin' Country 103.1. The song, 'It's All Going To Pot', features the old friends utilizing their cool, controlled voices to deliver humorous storytelling lyrics like these from Nelson's verse:
Well I thought I had found me a girl/ Sweetest little thing in the world/ But all my jokes went up in smoke when I caught her making eyes at Merle / He said, sweet little honey, with her eye on your money is going to take every penny you got/ I said she's never gonna get it, cause I've already spent it Merle, it's all going to pot