Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings US Festival Appearances Coming To DVD

08/19/2011
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Shout! Factory have set November 15th DVD releases for Willie Nelson Live At The US Festival 1983 and Waylon Jennings Live At The US Festival, June 4, 1983.

With 23 songs and a total running time of 80 minutes on Willie Nelson, and 22 songs and 60 minutes total running time on Waylon Jennings, these releases capture an unforgettable moment in music history.

Held over two weekends in 1982 and 1983, the US Festival was funded and organized by Apple Computer's Steve Wozniak, who also organized the accompanying technology exposition, and the construction of a brand-new outdoor venue in Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernadino, CA. Nearly every musical genre was represented by bands as diverse as U2, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Ozzy Osbourne, Willie Nelson, Van Halen, The Police and The Clash. Over the combined seven days of the festival, more than one million people passed through the entrance gates.

June 4, 1983, was "Country Day" at the US Festival, featuring artists such as such as Waylon Jennings, Alabama, Hank Williams, Jr., and Emmylou Harris, and the headliner was none other than the legendary Willie Nelson. This concert showcases the country music superstar at his peak, including many of his best-loved songs and greatest hits, such as "Whiskey River," "Bloody Mary Morning," and "Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain," and to the excitement of the crowd was joined by Waylon for "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys," and "Good Hearted Woman."

Waylon's set was one of the day's highlights, with performances of several of his hits, including "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out Of Hand," "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way," "I've Always Been Crazy," and "Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)." Waylon was also joined onstage by wife Jessi Colter for a particularly memorable rendition of "Storms Never Last."

Willie Nelson Live At The US Festival, 1983
Whiskey River
Stay All Night (Stay A Little Longer)
Funny How Time Slips Away
Crazy
Night Life
If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time
Good Hearted Woman
Sweet Memories
Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys (With Waylon Jennings)
Good Hearted Woman (With Waylon Jennings)
Why Do I Have To Choose
Help Me Make It Through The Night
Bloody Mary Morning
Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Blue Skies
Georgia On My Mind
All Of Me
Stardust
My Heros Have Always Been Cowboys
I Can Get Off On You
Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground
On The Road Again
Always On My Mind

Waylon Jennings Live At The US Festival, June 4, 1983
Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out Of Hand
Clyde
Amanda
Just To Satisfy You
Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line
Lucille (You Won't Do Your Daddy's Will)
I've Always Been Crazy
Breakin' Down
Lonesome, On'ry And Mean
Jack-A-Diamonds
Theme From The Dukes Of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)
Storms Never Last (With Jessi Colter)
Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way
Rainy Day Woman
Women Do Know How To Carry On
I Ain't Livin' Long Like This
Good Hearted Woman
Honky Tonk Heroes
Luckenbach, Texas (Back To The Basics Of Love)
Mental Revenge
Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys
I Can Get Off On You

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