Two Men with the Blues

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Two Men with the Blues
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Live album by Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis
Released July 8, 2008 (2008-07-08)
Recorded January 12–13 , 2007
Venue Lincoln Center, New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 53:26
Label Blue Engine
Producer Delfeayo Marsalis
Willie Nelson chronology
Moment of Forever
Two Men with the Blues
Willie and the Wheel
Wynton Marsalis chronology
Standards and Ballads
Two Men with the Blues
He and She
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
St. Joe News-Press 4.5/5 stars[2]

Two Men with the Blues is a live album by multiple Grammy Award winners Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis.[3] This album was released on July 8, 2008 by Blue Note Records. This album sold 22,000 copies in it first week of release.[4] It was recorded on January 12–13, 2007, at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Bright Lights, Big City" Jimmy Reed 5:20
2. "Night Life" Willie Nelson 5:44
3. "Caldonia" Fleecie Moore 3:25
4. "Stardust" Hoagy Carmichael 5:08
5. "Basin Street Blues" Spencer Williams 4:56
6. "Georgia on My Mind" Hoagy Carmichael, Stuart Gorrell 4:40
7. "Rainy Day Blues" Willie Nelson 5:43
8. "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" Clarence Williams 4:56
9. "Ain't Nobody's Business" Porter Grainger, Everett Robbins 7:27
10. "That's All" Merle Travis 6:08
11. "Down by the Riverside"   8:12



The album held the number one position in the Billboard Jazz Albums chart for four weeks.[5][6][7][8] It spent a total of 67 weeks on that chart. It peaked at number 20 on both the Billboard 200 and the Billboard Digital Albums charts, spending eight weeks and one week on the charts respectively.[9]

Chart Provider(s) Peak
Billboard 200 (U.S.)[10] Billboard 20
Billboard Top Jazz Albums (U.S.)[10] 1
German Albums Chart IFPI 63
New Zealand Albums Chart[11] RIANZ 13


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