Keith Urban’s annual tradition of honouring musicians who have passed on took place in Nashville earlier this week. The tribute performance was part of the city’s New Year’s Eve celebration, the fourth year with Urban as the headliner. Watch the fan-filmed footage below:
Urban performed a medley of songs by the late musicians, honouring the likes of Cream’s Ginger Baker, Doris Day, Captain & Tenille’s Daryl Dragon, Roxette’s Marie Fredriksson, James Ingram, Eddie Money, the Cars’ Rick Ocasek and the Monkees’ Peter Tork,
The full list of songs includes Roxette’s It Must Have Been Love, Cream’s Sunshine Of Your Love, the Cars’ My Best Friend’s Girl and You Might Think, Captain & Tenille’s Love Will Keep Us Together, James Ingram’s Just Once, Doris Day’s Que Sera Sera, the Monkees’ I’m A Believer, Eddie Money’s Baby Hold On To Me and Two Tickets To Paradise, and Florida Georgia Line’s H.O.L.Y., dedicated to the memory of Nashville producer and writer Michael James Ryan Busbee.
Urban was joined on stage by special guest Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, where they both performed the Nicks and Tom Petty duet Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around, as well as Second Hand News and Edge Of Seventeen.
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