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'Last of the Breed' to air on AETN March 7

Posted 02 Mar 2017

The treasure trove of honky-tonk hits and Texas swing tunes that turned the album 'Last of the Breed' – by the legendary Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price – into a major-selling hit will airs on the Arkansas Educational Television Network Tuesday, March 7, at 7 p.m.

Taped on March 25, 2007, at the Rosemont Theatre in Chicago during the final performance of their sold out tour that played to rave reviews, Nelson, Haggard and Price (backed by Grammy Award winning 'Kings of Texas Swing' Asleep at the Wheel, led by Ray Benson, and Ray Price backed by his Cherokee Cowboys) deliver rousing performances of their greatest hits in the richest voices this side of the Rio Grande.

'Last of the Breed' features the greatest hits of these Country Music Hall of Fame inductees, including 'Okie From Muskogee,' 'Pancho and Lefty,' 'For the Good Times,' 'Night Life,' 'Crazy,' 'Mama Tried,' 'Always on My Mind,' 'On the Road Again' and many others. 

'Last of the Breed' will repeat Saturday, March 11, at 11:30 p.m.

The Arkansas Educational Television Network is Arkansas's statewide public television network that enhances lives by providing lifelong learning opportunities for people from all walks of life. AETN delivers local, award-winning productions and classic, trusted PBS programs aimed at sharing Arkansas and the world with viewers. AETN depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at aetn.org. AETN is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro) and KETZ (El Dorado).