Chris Stapleton Explains Why He Covered Willie Nelson Classic

Chris Stapleton Explains Why He Covered Willie Nelson Classic

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Covering a song by a country legend like Willie Nelson is a bold move, but if there’s anyone up for the task, it’s Chris Stapleton.

His new album, From A Room: Volume 1, features a cover of Nelson’s 1982 chart-topping hit, “Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning.”

“It’s a great song and I just loved it. It’s just always been one of my favorite songs,” Stapleton said at a recent roundtable about why he chose to record it. The breakthrough country superstar finds a way to make the track his own, adding a bit of edge to the melancholy number.

The “Parachute” singer holds “Last Thing I Needed” in high esteem, citing…



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