—  January 15, 2013

Album Details

Release Date: 10/31/2006
Where to Buy: Buy from Amazon


01. Rainy Day Blues (Willie Nelson)
02. Songbird (Christine McVie)
03. Blue Hotel (Ryan Adams)
04. Back to Earth (Willie Nelson)
05. Stella Blue (Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia)
06. Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)
07. $1000 Wedding (Gram Parsons)
08. We Don’t Run (Willie Nelson)
09. Yours Love (Harlan Howard)
10. Sad Songs and Waltzes (Willie Nelson)
11. Amazing Grace (Traditional Arr. by Ryan Adams)


It peaked at #87 on the Billboard 200 on November 18, 2006.


It was produced by contemporary country rock musician Ryan Adams. Adams, along with his band The Cardinals, performed on the album’s eleven tracks.


Willie Nelson- acoustic guitar, vocals
Ryan Adams- acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar
Jon Graboff- pedal steel
Brad Pemberton- drums
Neal Casal- piano, guitar
Catherine Popper- bass guitar
Mickey Raphael- harmonica
Glenn Patscha- Hammond B-3
“Hallelujah” background vocal arrangements: Melonie Daniels, Darius Booker, Tiffany Palmer
“Hallelujah,” “Blue Hotel,” “$1000 Wedding” choir: Tiffany Anderson, Karen Bernod, Darius Booker, Melonie Daniels, Felicia Graham, Tiffany Palmer, Carlos Ricketts, Horace V. Rogers
Carlos Ricketts- choir arranger
Produced by Ryan Adams
Engineered by Tom Gloady, Jamie Candiloro at Loho Studios (New York, NY)
Second Engineers- Jim Keller, Gus Oberg, Eddie Jackson, Peter Doris
Mixed by Jamie Candiloro at Avatar Studios (New York, NY)
Mastered by Fred Kevorkian at Kevorkian Mastering (New York, NY)
Art Direction and Design by Craig Allen
Photography by Danny Clinch (cover), Jon Graboff