Taped at a music festival in the desert during the Reagan era, this performance is one to treasure for those who love the amiable and versatile troubadour.
"Willie's 23-song set shows the Texas Outlaw in fine form. He weaves standards such as 'Stardust' and 'Blue Skies', self-penned classics such as 'Crazy' and 'Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground', and other wonderful songs by such luminaries as Lefty Frizzell, Mickey Newbury, and Tommy Duncan together into a tight program that varies in tone and tempo…. He whips through cuts like 'Bloody Mary Morning' as if it's a rockabilly barn burner. Even when Willie slows down on tracks like 'Georgia on My Mind,' his voice brightly conveys the contentment celebrated in the lyrics."—Pop Matters