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You Have to See This Chris Stapleton Cover of a Waylon Classic

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Chris Stapleton can do no wrong. After his big wins at the 2015 CMA’s, he’s become a household name for virtually every country fan. With a voice full of soul and grit, his sound exudes a country classic country feel. He’s an all around talented musician so it’s no wonder his music is sweeping the country.

At a recent concert in Atlanta, Ga., Chris Stapleton gives the crowd a treat with a cover of Waylon Jennings’ 1979 hit, “I Aint’ Living Long Like This”. Is there anyone more fitting to cover this song? He definitely does the hit justice.

The song, written by Rodney Crowell, was originally recorded by Emmylou Harris is 1978 as a part of her album, Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town. But the very next year, Waylon grabbed it up and added it onto his own album, What Goes Around Comes Around. Fun fact about the song: It was featured on the Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack. Now, that’s how you know you’ve made it!

Try not tapping your toes and bobbing your head along to this cover (warning: it’s not possible).

You can catch Chris Stapleton coming to a town near you, or pick up his 2015 album, Traveller, over on iTunes.

And if you’re in the mood to listen to some more Chris Stapleton, check out his beautiful cover of “Amanda” by Waylon Jennings, featuring his lovely wife Morgane.

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You Have to See This Chris Stapleton Cover of a Waylon Classic