Grammy, Emmy and Tony-winning music icon Cyndi Lauper is taking her country ‘DETOUR‘ to landmark television music series “Austin City Limits” (ACL) this Saturday, January 14th on PBS (check local listings here).
Lauper debuts on the ACL stage in an entertaining hour of classic hit songs and the stories behind them.
Providing viewers with a front-row seat to the best in music performance for over 40 years, Austin City Limits continues the legendary run showcasing more icons, innovators and highly-anticipated debuts. The series airs weekly on PBS stations nationwide and full episodes are made available online for a limited time at pbs.org/austincitylimits immediately following the initial broadcast.
Lauper recently wrapped up a headlining nationwide tour in 2016 after reigning in a new legion of fans with her new country-tinged album ‘DETOUR’, which features a collection of country covers from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s (see track listing below).
‘DETOUR’, which debuted No. 4 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, features duets with several special guests, including country music royalty…Emmylou Harris (on the title track), Willie Nelson (“Night Life,” a song he wrote over 50 years ago), Vince Gill (Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty’s “You’re The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly”) and Alison Krauss (Dolly Parton’s “Hard Candy Christmas.”)
Jewel also makes an appearance on ‘DETOUR’, showcasing her prodigious yodeling skills on “I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart,” which was the first country song by a woman to sell one million copies.
DETOUR TRACK LISTING:
1. “Funnel Of Love”
2. “Detour” – Featuring Emmylou Harris
3. “Misty Blue”
4. “Walkin’ After Midnight”
5. “Heartaches By The Number”
6. “The End Of The World”
7. “Night Life” – Featuring Willie Nelson
8. “Begging To You”
9. “You’re The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly” – Featuring Vince Gill
10. “I Fall To Pieces”
11. “I Want To Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart” – Featuring Jewel
12. “Hard Candy Christmas” – Featuring Alison Krauss
‘DETOUR’ is available on CD, LP and digitally.
For a complete list of tour dates and more information on Cyndi Lauper, visit her website at cyndilauper.com.