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The Highwaymen Live At Nassau Coliseum

Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment / Photo by Jim McGuire
(L to R) Pioneering outlaw country music supergroup, The Highwaymen, featured Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson.

Airs Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sunday, March 22 at 6 p.m. on KPBS 2

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Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson—"the Mt. Rushmore of country music"—for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind."

In May 2016, Columbia/Legacy released "The Highwaymen Live – American Outlaws," a 3-CD and DVD box set of live performances. The set includes a 2-disc audio recording of the 1990 concert at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The other audio disc highlights live performances from a variety of Farm Aid Festivals. The DVD includes unreleased footage of the Nassau Coliseum concert.

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Give at the $300 level during our TV Membership Campaign and receive the combo package featuring "The Highwaymen Live – American Outlaws" 3-CD and DVD box set of live performances. 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 Very Best of the Highwaymen” CD only is available at $120, and “The Highwaymen Live At Nassau Coliseum” CD/DVD combo is at $240.

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