Haggard/Nelson/Price and Skaggs/Hornsby release new discs
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Haggard/Nelson/Price and Skaggs/Hornsby release new discs

Tuesday, March 20, 2007 – Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price will release their first album together titled "Last of the Breed" March 20 on Lost Highway Records. The two-disc album contains 20 newly recorded classics and 2 new songs. This is the only major release due out.

Bluegrass ace Ricky Skaggs collaborated with pianist Bruce Hornsby on a duets album, "Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby," out the same date on Sony Legacy. Both take lead vocals with instrumentals included as well. Hornsby reprises his hit "Mandolin Rain."

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