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New Posthumous Dr. John Release Due Out This Year

10-track album includes covers as well as new music Dr. John was working on when he passed

Things Happen That Way album cover
The album cover for Dr. John’s Things Happen That Way

A new album from Dr. John is due to be released this September. The eclectic singer-songwriter, Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee had been working on the project when he passed in June of 2019.

Things Happen That Way features new songs as well as a number of covers including “Gimme That Old Time Religion” (featuring a guest performance by Willie Nelson), The Travelling Wilburys’ “End of the Line” (featuring Aaron Neville) and Hank Williams’ “Ramblin’ Man,” among others.

It also features a new version of Dr. John’s own “I Walk on Guilded Splinters” featuring Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, which can be heard in the player below.

Things Happen That Way is available September 23rd via Rounder Records. You can pre-order it here.

Dr. John – I Walk On Guilded Splinters (featuring Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real)

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