It's All Going to Pot

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"It's All Going to Pot"
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard - It's All Going to Pot.jpg
Single by Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard
from the album Django & Jimmie
ReleasedApril 20, 2015
LabelLegacy Recordings
Songwriter(s)Buddy Cannon, Larry Shell, Jamey Johnson
Producer(s)Buddy Cannon
Willie Nelson singles chronology
"Who'll Buy My Memories"
"It's All Going to Pot"

"It's All Going to Pot" is a song written by Buddy Cannon, Larry Shell and Jamey Johnson. The song was recorded by Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard featuring Johnson. It was released on April 20, 2015, as the single to the album Django & Jimmie.


The song was written by producer Buddy Cannon, Larry Shell and Jamey Johnson.[1] Recorded by Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, it featured a cameo by Johnson.[2] It became the single for Nelson and Haggard's 2015 collaboration album Django & Jimmie.[1]

The single was released on April 20, 2015, or 4/20, a date significant for its implication in cannabis culture.[3] A video of the song was released on the same day, featuring Haggard and Nelson recording the song in the studio.[2] A behind-the-scenes video of the recording of the song was released, featuring both singers and Cannon discussing the lyrics of the song.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2015) Peak
US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)[5] 48


  1. ^ a b "Outlaw Country Legends Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard Reunite for Django and Jimmie, A New Album Collaboration Premiering 14 Fresh Studio Tracks". PR Newswire. PR Newswire Association LLC. April 15, 2015. Retrieved April 15, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Hudak, Joseph (April 20, 2015). "See Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard Share a Joint in New Video". Rolling Stone. Wenner Merdia, LLC. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "Watch Willie Nelson and Jimmy Kimmel Duet on SXSW Love Song". Rolling Stone. Wenner Media LLC. March 21, 2015. Retrieved March 23, 2015.
  4. ^ Despres, Tricia (April 24, 2015). "Country music legend Willie Nelson talks about his new business venture in this behind the scenes video". Rare Country. Cox Media Group. Retrieved April 24, 2015.
  5. ^ "Willie Nelson Chart History (Hot Country Songs)". Billboard.