Trixie Mattel and Orville Peck collaborate on classic country duet Jackson

The track was made famous by a version by Johnny Cash and June Carter.

Masked singer and guitarist Orville Peck has teamed with Trixie Mattel for a version of the classic country duet, Jackson. The song has arrived alongside a music video, featuring the pair performing the track live in an empty theatre.

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While Jackson was written in 1963 by Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber, it became most famous in 1967 thanks to two versions. One was recorded by Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood, and the other by Johnny Cash and June Carter.

Mattel and Peck’s version of Jackson is featured on Mattel’s latest EP Full Coverage Vol. 1, which arrived last Friday (30 April.) The cover EP also features covers of The Violent Femmes’ Blister In The Sun, Cher’s Believe and Lana Del Rey’s Video Games.

Orville Peck released his debut album Pony in 2019, followed by an EP Show Pony last year. The latter featured a collaboration with pop and country singer Shania Twain, on the track Legends Never Die.

You can check out the video for Jackson below.

In 2019, we also included Peck in our New Breed list, which collated 50 of the most exciting guitarists around today.

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