Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr. Sing Hank’s Hit “The Conversation” In 1988
Remember when Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr. sang “The Conversation” together on live television in 1988?
Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr. Duet
In 1988, the iconic country musicians Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr. were special guests on the TV show “Nashville Now,” hosted by Ralph Emery.This memorable episode showcased a musical collaboration between the two legends, treating the audience to, what is now, a classic hit like never before.
The musical journey began with Hank Williams Jr. taking the spotlight with a laid-back acoustic performance of his timeless classic, “Mind Your Own Business.” With a guitar in hand, the country music legend delivered the song with his signature style, proving why he had become a popular figure in the genre.
Although the crowd went crazy for his performance, the highlight of the evening came when Waylon Jennings joined in with Hank Williams Jr. for an incredible duet. Together, they performed Hank’s hit, “The Conversation.” The chemistry between the two singers was undeniable as they harmonized on the classic tune, creating a moment in country music history that will forever be remembered.
About “Nashville Now”
Beyond being a stage for exclusive musical performances, “Nashville Now” stood as a nightly country music variety and talk show that captured the very essence of the genre. Airing on television between the years of 1983 and 1993, the show was a source for viewers to celebrate country music, with not only outstanding musical acts but also incorporating elements of comedy, interviews, and discussions about the behind-the-scenes of the country music industry.
The 1988 episode featuring Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr. remains a testament to the show’s ability to unite legendary artists, creating an atmosphere where the magic of country music thrived.
Watch Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr duet the classic hit “The Conversation” in 1988 below: