Everyone’s favorite head banging grasser contributed two songs on the show, a socially-distanced home recording of Watch It Fall, and a live version of Taking Water from the stage of Nashville’s Station Inn. Both tracks are included on Billy’s current Rounder release, Home.
He was accompanied by his regular band: Jarod Walker on mandolin, Billy Failing on banjo, and Royal Masat on bass.
Here’s guest host Joel McHale introducing the first song from his pool.
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And here’s Billy and the boys on Watch It Fall.