Perhaps the greatest supergroup in country music history, the Highwaymen consisted of Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and, the man in black himself, Johnny Cash. They released three albums (and one live album), had a handful of hits, and unofficially disbanded before Jennings died. Unlike many a supergroup, the Highwaymen didn't let each member take his turn in a round-robin style. Instead, they combined their unique approaches to form one visionary sound: cinematic outlaw country. Upon the Highwaymen's debut in 1985, rumors ran rampant that David Allan Coe had asked Jennings if he could join the group, only to have Jennings reply, "No, David Allan Coe. You can not."
The Highwaymen Concert Films
Live American Outlaws
Runtime: 2 hr 38 minThis previously unreleased full-length concert was filmed live at the Nassau Coliseum on March 14, 1990. Watch the pioneering outlaw country music supergroup, featuring Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson, tear it up!
The Highwaymen Top Tracks
Live Anthology 1972-2001
Runtime: 1 hr 11 minThis 70 minute Concert video anthology features performances of every major Campbell classic including Rhinestone Cowboy, Wichita Lineman, Galveston, Gentle On My Mind, By The Time I Get To Phoenix and lots more!
Nash Lights Live
Runtime: 20 minShawn Parr brings the Party when Nash Nights Live hits the airwaves coast-to-coast; follow the iconic tune taste-maker as he and his co-host Elaina hang with the brightest stars in Music City.
Still Here for the Party: 10 Year Anniversary Concert
Runtime: 1 hr 16 minIn May of 2004, Gretchen Wilson celebrated the release of her record setting Here For The Party album with several hundred of her closest friends at the famous St. Louis Pageant Theatre. On October 15, 2013 Gretchen returned to The Pageant to perform the groundbreaking album in its entirety for the first time. This concert contains priceless interviews and outtakes from label presidents, managers, and several others who were there for Gretchen’s explosion onto the music scene.
50 Years Of Hits
Runtime: 1 hr 53 minIn 2004, George Jones celebrated 50 years as a country music legend with a tribute concert recorded for PBS's SOUNDSTAGE program. Hosted by Reba McEntire, the concert presents live performances of Jones's greatest hits by 20 country luminaries, including Emmylou Harris, Kris Kristofferson, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Kenny Chesney, and Martina McBride.
Runtime: 58 minWaylon Jennings became a country star doing it Nashville's way, but he became a legend doing things his way. Nashville Rebel showcases 18 performances from the iconic outlaw country singer’s career, from 1970 to 1984.
The Willie Nelson Show with Ray Charles
Runtime: 59 minFilmed at the Austin Opry House and out on location, this Willie Nelson Special features great performances by Willie and his band who are joined by special guest Ray Charles for duets with Willie Nelson on six songs. Also featured is a trip to Willie's home town of Abbott, Texas and a chance to explore his roots with many of the people he grew up with. The program is a great showcase for Willie Nelson's distinctive voice, sense of humor and charismatic stage presence.
Behind Prison Walls
Runtime: 50 minThe late Man in Black headlines this 1976 televised concert, shot inside the Tennessee State Prison and featuring post-hippie chanteuse Linda Ronstadt, country picker Roy Clark, and, rather incongruously, tuxedo-ed comedian Foster Brooks, whose '70s drunk act was often funny on, say, Dean Martin's Celebrity Roast, but seems a little wrong for an audience of felons.
Ronstadt is surely appreciated for her short skirt and sweet pop-blues (her "Love Has No Pride" nears epic intensity), and Clark's showmanship works with kitsch like "Orange Blossom Special." But it's Cash's "Sunday Morning Coming Down," Folsom Prison Blues," and famously bloody "Boy Named Sue" that resonate most powerfully with his, uh, captive audience. There's a touch of condescension toward the prisoners in some stage patter and song choices: Sure, Ronstadt had a hit with "Desperado" at the time, but here it sounds like she's wagging her finger at the crowd.
Runtime: 56 minDon Williams - A Gentle Giant, is a collection of 14 songs that Williams personally picked to record. These songs meant a lot to him and he wanted to share that feeling with his Country audience.
Live at Factory Theatre
Runtime: 2 hr 1 minWhen the bespectacled alt-country legend took to the stage at The Factory Theatre armed with just his bouzouki and larger-than-life attitude, every ear in the place was in the palm of his hand right from the get-go. Planting himself by the microphone in front of a hushed crowd, Earle kicked off proceedings with the sprightly ‘Waitin’ For The Sky to Fall’.
A Twin Pines Christmas
Charlie Daniels Band
Runtime: 47 minJoin Charlie Daniels and his guests, The Grascals, Kathy Mattea, Aaron Tippin, Dan Tyminski, and Evelyn and Suzanne Cox for a down-home pickin’ party on A Twin Pines Christmas.