Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Mamas Don`t Let Your Babies Grow up to be Cowboys

How many of you have heard this song before? It was a very popular song to cover in the 70s. It was written by Ed and Patsy Bruce in 1976 and was recorded by Ed that same year. Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson(The version here)covered the song on their 1978 duet album Waylon & Willie. This rendition peaked at No. 1 in March 1978, spending four weeks atop the country music charts. It also reached #42 on the Billboard Hot 100, and won the 1979 Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal. (Source)

Jennings passes away in February of 2003. Willie Nelson is still recording. You might recognize him from his duo with Toby Keith "Beer For My Horses".

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