About the song

If you are a fan of country music legends Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, you might have heard their song “It’s All Going to Pot”. But do you know the history behind this catchy tune? In this blog post, we will explore the origins and meaning of this song, as well as some fun facts about the artists who recorded it.

“It’s All Going to Pot” is a song written by Buddy Cannon, Larry Shell and Jamey Johnson. The song was recorded by Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard featuring Johnson. It was released on April 20, 2015, as the single to the album Django & Jimmie . The album title is a tribute to two of their musical influences: Django Reinhardt, a jazz guitarist, and Jimmie Rodgers, a country singer .

The song was released on 4/20, a date significant for its implication in cannabis culture . A video of the song was also released on the same day, featuring Haggard and Nelson recording the song in the studio and sharing a joint . A behind-the-scenes video of the recording of the song was also released, featuring both singers and Cannon discussing the lyrics of the song .

The song was well-received by fans and critics alike, who praised its witty wordplay and catchy melody. It also charted at number 48 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart . The song is one of the many collaborations between Nelson and Haggard, who have been friends and musical partners for decades. Their previous albums include Pancho & Lefty (1983), Seashores of Old Mexico (1987) and Last of the Breed (2007).