Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin

Released on February26, 2016, “Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin” is a tribute album to the Gershwin Brothers.


Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin

Track Listing : 1.But Not For Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:17 . 2.Somebody Loves Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:14 . 3.Someone To Watch Over Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:05 . 4.Let’S Call The Whole Thing Off(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:06 . 5.It Ain’T Necessarily So(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 04:27 . 6.I Got Rhythm(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:47 . 7.Love Is Here To Stay(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:23 . 8.They All Laughed(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:44 . 9.Embraceable You(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:38 . 10.They Can‘T Take That Away From Me(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 02:54 . 11.Summertime(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 03:54

Musicians : Willie Nelson – Guitar, Vocals . Cyndi Lauper – Vocals On (4) . Sheryl Crow – Vocals On (9) . David Piltch – Upright Bass . Paul Franklin – Pedal Steel . Mickey Raphael – Harmonica . Bobbie Nelson – Piano

Production : Produced By Matt Rollings, Buddy Cannon . Matt Rollings

Arrangements : Matt Rollings

Recorded 2015 – 2016.

Released On February26, 2016 By Legacy.

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The New York Times
Review: Willie Nelson’s ‘Summertime’ Pays Tribute to the GershwinsMr. Nelson infuses the title track with the rhythmic sorcery that has long been his genius — singing some phrases ahead of the beat (but relaxed) and others with a laggardly slouch (but alert). […]!
Those songs feature expected ba dum bum bass lines, but are gloriously thrown off kilter by Nelson’s flamenco guitar licks and the Nashville-esque backing drum brush beats. […]

The Telegraph
Still, when Mr. Nelson re-engages with “Someone to Watch Over Me” — the ballad that closed “Stardust,” in the same key and at a similar clip — he sounds as insightful and irreplaceable as ever. […]




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