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Chris Stapleton: The Duets

29 Jan

Here at the Unsung, we’ve always had a soft spot for outlaw country. If Johnny, Waylon and Willie are patron saints, then Sturgill and Stapleton must be the new prophets. This blistering rendition of ‘Midnight Train to Memphis’ from this SNL this past Saturday just scorches.

And maybe the only thing better than that double team of southern whoop-ass is Stapleton’s burgeoning bromance with popgod Justin Timberlake. This goes back awhile, to their now absolute classic live collaboration ‘Tennessee Whiskey’ back in 2015:

By Justin’s own admission, he has a soft spot for the Stapletons (and who can blame him, everything Chris touches turns to country gold) and now that JT has decided to embraceĀ  his own Nashville by way of Montana rustic roots *ahem* on new album Man of the Woods, we can enjoy this spine tingler:

Sounds like we have 3 new Highwaymen ready to form a new posse….

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