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Farm Aid Turns 31

by Music-News.com on September 18, 2017

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September 17, 2017 marked the 31st edition of Farm Aid, the annual charity concert in support of the American farmer that was originated by Willie Nelson and is now chaired by Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews.

This year’s edition also included performances by Tim Reynolds (with Matthews), Jack Johnson, The Avett Brothers, Sheryl Crow, Jamey Johnson, Blackberry Smoke, Valerie June, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Insects vs Robots performing at KeyBank Pavillion in Burgettstown, PA outside of Pittsburgh.

Here are the set lists by the five veteran artists who played this year’s show.

Sheryl Crow
Everyday Is a Winding Road (from Sheryl Crow, 1996)
My Favorite Mistake (from The Globe Sessions, 1998)
Long Way Back (from Be Myself, 2017)
Strong Enough (from Tuesday Night Music Club, 1993) (with Margo Price)
Best of Times (from Feels Like Home, 2013)
If It Makes You Happy (from Sheryl Crow, 1996)
Midnight Rider (Allman Brothers Band cover) (with Margo Price, Willie & Lukas Nelson and Jack Johnson)

Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Don’t Drink the Water (from Before These Crowded Streets, 1998)
Satellite (from Under the Table and Dreaming, 1994)
What Would You Say (from Under the Table and Dreaming, 1994)
Mercy (from Away From the World, 2012)
Odds Are Against Us (New Song)
Warehouse (from Under the Table and Dreaming, 1994)
Crush (from Before These Crowded Streets, 1998)

John Mellencamp
Lawless Times (from Plain Spoken, 2014)
Small Town (from Scarecrow, 1985)
Stones in My Passway (from Trouble No More, 2003)
Check It Out (from The Lonesome Jubilee, 1987)
Jack & Diane (from American Fool, 1982)
Easy Target (from Sad Clowns & Hillbillies, 2017)
Rain on the Scarecrow (from Scarecrow, 1985)
Crumblin’ Down (from Uh-Huh, 1983)
Pink Houses (from Uh-Huh, 1983)

Neil Young & Promise of the Real
Fuckin’ Up (from Ragged Glory, 1990)
Cortez the Killer (from Zuma, 1975)
Cinnamon Girl (from Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, 1969)
Human Highway (from Comes a Time, 1978)
Heart of Gold (from Harvest, 1972)
Comes a Time (from Comes a Time, 1978)
Like a Hurricane (from American Stars ‘n Bars, 1977)
Rockin’ in the Free World (from Freedom, 1989)

Willie Nelson
Whiskey River (from Shotgun Willie, 1973)
Still Is Still Moving to Me (from Across the Borderline, 1993)
Beer for My Horses (from the Toby Keith album Unleashed, 2002)
Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die (from Heroes, 2012)
Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys (from Waylon & Willie, 1978)
Good Hearted Woman (from Wanted! The Outlaws, 1976)
Still Not Dead (from God’s Problem Child, 2017)
Texas Flood (from Milk Cow Blues, 2000) (with Jamey Johnson)
On the Road Again (from Honeysuckle Rose, 1980)
I Saw the Light (from One For the Road, 1979)

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