Vince Gill on Willie Nelson’s “Healing Hands of Time” and Finding Salvation in Song
Like Willie, Vince Gill is a living legend, a heavily lauded singer-songwriter, guitarist, and Country Music Hall of Famer—and something of a honky-tonk preservationist. In addition to fourteen albums that largely comprise his own compositions, in 2013 he released a tribute to Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, Bakersfield, which he recorded with steel-guitar virtuoso Paul Franklin. Three years later, he and Franklin teamed up with Gill’s old all-star side-gig band, country traditionalists the Time Jumpers, to back Willie on his record For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price. Currently, Gill and Franklin are finishing up their own Ray Price album. It doesn’t have a title yet, but it does feature a Willie tune, “Healing Hands of Time,” and that’s the focus song on…
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