It virtually looks as if a criminal offense that the legendary John Anderson has by no means headlined the Ryman auditorium. He’s performed there many occasions with many stars, however by no means headlined. Nicely all of that was made proper Sunday evening (5/21) in an intimate acoustic present together with his “proper hand” (and longtime band mate) Glen Rieuf. The Mom Church was full of followers, family and friends of Anderson, many who he known as out by title.
You overlook simply what number of hits this man has had and the gang sang each phrase of each hit proper together with him. He began off with “I’m Simply an Previous Chunk of Coal,” however with 22 data and over 40 charted singles to his title he couldn’t sing all of them, however he sang all the massive ones.
One of many associates within the viewers he known as out was Vanderbilt physician David Haynes. Anderson had a critical well being scare again in 2017 and mentioned had it not been for Haynes he may not be on that stage. However the 68-year-old singer has by no means sounded higher. “Seminole Wind,” “Straight Tequila Evening,” “Cash within the Financial institution,” “Swingin’,” “Black Sheep,” “Rooster Truck,” “Wild and Blue,” and plenty of extra made the evening go actually fast. The singer did handle to squeeze in a pair newer songs from his Dan Auerbach produced album, “Years,” a retrospective 10-song report he reduce with Auerbach at Nashville’s Simple Eye Sound Studio.
On the finish of the evening one factor is for certain, John Anderson loves his followers, he loves this nation and he loves nation music. Nashville.com loves John Anderson!