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Last Of The Breed

Airs Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Willie Nelson with guitar. Savor a once-in-a-lifetime concert event by the le...

Credit: Courtesy of ©2007 Michael Pliskin

Above: Willie Nelson with guitar. Savor a once-in-a-lifetime concert event by the legendary Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price. The treasure trove of honky-tonk hits and Texas swing tunes turned the album "Last of the Breed" into a major-selling hit.

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– Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price Perform Their Greatest Hits –

The treasure trove of honky-tonk hits and Texas swing tunes that turned the album “Last of the Breed” — by the legendary Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price — into a major-selling hit airs as a once-in-a-lifetime concert event. “Last Of The Breed” is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations.

Taped on March 25, 2007, at the Rosemont Theatre in Chicago during the final performance of their sold out tour that played to rave reviews, Nelson, Haggard and Price (backed by Grammy Award-winning “Kings of Texas Swing” Asleep at the Wheel, led by Ray Benson, and Ray Price backed by his Cherokee Cowboys) deliver rousing performances of their greatest hits in the richest voices this side of the Rio Grande.

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Give $25 a month or $300 all at once and receive the “Last Of The Breed” Combo including the program CD and DVD; the Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard "Django and Jimmie" CD; the Willie Nelson "For the Good Times: A tribute to Ray Price" CD; and the Asleep at the Wheel "Still the King" CD. This gift includes a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). Also enjoy access to KPBS Passport and myKPBS Film Club. The program DVD only or the program CD only are at the $120 level.

Their timeless music — warm yet gritty, powerful and honest — is bound to have viewers singing along from beginning to end.

“Last Of The Breed” features the greatest hits of these Country Music Hall of Fame inductees, including “Okie From Muskogee,” “Pancho and Lefty,” “For the Good Times,” “Night Life,” “Crazy,” “Mama Tried,” “Always on My Mind,” “On the Road Again” and many others.

Last of the Breed - Promo

Savor a once-in-a-lifetime concert event by the legendary Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price. The treasure trove of honky-tonk hits and Texas swing tunes turned the album Last of the Breed into a major-selling hit.

“Last Of The Breed” includes:

• “San Antonio Rose” − Ray Price

• “Make the World Go Away” − Ray Price

• “For the Good Times” − Ray Price

• “Route 66” − Asleep at the Wheel

• “Take Me Back to Tulsa” − Merle Haggard

• “That’s the Way Love Goes” − Merle Haggard

• “Silver Wings” − Merle Haggard

• “Sing Me Back Home” − Merle Haggard

• “Okie From Muskogee” − Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson

• “Pancho and Lefty” − Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard

• “Ramblin’ Fever” − Willie Nelson andMerle Haggard

• “Night Life” − Ray Price

• “Crazy” − Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price

• “On the Road Again” − Willie Nelson

• “Always on My Mind” − Willie Nelson

• “Mama Tried” − Merle Haggard

• “Whiskey River” − Willie Nelson

CREDITS:

Produced by Ambassador Entertainment Inc. Executive Producers are Mark Rothbaum and Albert Spevak. Producer is Albert Spevak. Director is Lawrence Jordan.

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