Henley sets tour
Monday, August 24, 2015
– Don Henley will launch a solo tour this fall to support "Cass County," his country disc out Sept. 25.
The disc is the first solo release in 15 years from the drummer for The Eagles. Dolly Parton sings with Henley on "When I Stop Dreaming," a song done by the Louvin Brothers. Mick Jagger and Miranda Lambert guest on "Bramble Rose," the first song on the album. Martin McBride, Merle Haggard, Trisha Yearwood and Lee Ann Womack also help out.
Tour dates are:
Oct. 3 - Phoenix
Oct. 5 - San Francisco
Oct. 7 - Santa Barbara, Cal.
Oct. 9 - Los Angeles
Oct. 13 - Denver
Oct. 15 - Dallas
Oct. 17 - Atlanta
Oct. 18 - Nashville
Nov. 2 - New York
Nov. 3 - Port Chester, N.Y.
Nov. 5 - Washington, D.C.
Nov. 7 - Detroit
Nov. 8 - Chicago
Nov. 10 - Toronto
Nov. 12 - Philadelphia
Songs on the release are:
1 Bramble Rose (feat. Mick Jagger & Miranda Lambert) 4:30
2 The Cost of Living (feat. Merle Haggard) 3:40
3 No, Thank You 3:45
4 Waiting Tables 4:47
5 PlayTake a Picture of This 4:06
6 Too Far Gone 3:43
7 Play That Old Flame (feat. Martina McBride) 4:25
8 The Brand New Tennessee Waltz 3:20
9 Words Can Break Your Heart 3:40
10 When I Stop Dreaming (feat. Dolly Parton) 3:06
11 Praying for Rain 5:00
12 Too Much Pride 3:45
13 She Sang Hymns Out of Tune 3:15
14 Train In the Distance 4:47
15 A Younger Man 4:20
16 Where I Am Now 2:34
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