Kacey Musgraves shared a deal with of Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again,” though Nelson himself carried out the state common “Beautiful Texas,” all through Matthew McConaughey’s “We’re Texas” fundraiser on Sunday, March 21st.
Musgraves’ efficiency starts at the 1:26:23 mark, with the musician describing how she bought included in the fundraiser: “The other evening I obtained a cellphone contact when it was kind of receiving late, and I really don’t answer unknown figures but, for some cause, I did. And it was Matthew, and he was like, ‘Hey Kacey, want to be element of this thing I’m doing? It is gonna be actually cool!’ Certainly it was a, ‘Hell yes,’ from me.” She included, “Anything I can do to assistance and lend a hand to my amazing fellow Texans, I’m there for it and I’m all about it.”
Musgraves then slid a capo on her guitar and, with a nod to Nelson, whom she called the “patron saint,” jumped into “On the Road Again.” The functionality experienced a breezy ease, even though there was however a bit of wistful poignancy as reside songs and touring continue to be just out of get to owing to the pandemic.
As for Nelson himself, he appeared at the 24:57 mark of the demonstrate, undertaking “Beautiful Texas” on guitar with just a bit of piano accompaniment. Nelson first recorded “Beautiful Texas” for his 1968 tribute album to the Lone Star condition, Texas in My Soul the tune by itself was notably penned by W. Lee O’Daniel, who served as Texas’ Governor and Senator from the late-1930s by way of the 1940s.
The “We’re Texas” gain is readily available to observe in complete, and also featured performances from Texas artists like Publish Malone (who covered Sturgill Simpson’s “You Can Have the Crown” with Dwight Yokam’s band), Don Henley, Gary Clark Jr., Khalid, Kirk Franklin, and additional. The reward lifted revenue for McConaughey’s Just Hold Livin’ Basis and its Texas Relief Fund, which is aiding businesses all over the state encouraging all those even now in have to have soon after the latest winter season storms in Texas.