Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood performed a cover of Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn’s single “Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man” during NBC’s Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music special on Sunday evening (Feb. 14).
The longtime friends and Opry members joined together on the Opry stage to pay tribute to two Country Music Hall of Famers with a performance of their chart-topping duet.
“We’ve only done this once, we rehearsed it backstage. I’m sure we’re going to be butcher this, but Loretta if you’re watching, we’re sorry and Conway up in Heaven, if you’re watching help me,” Paisley joked.
Paisley and Underwood’s performance was taped on Saturday, September 5 during the Grand Ole Opry’s 4,940th consecutive Saturday night broadcast.
Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music also featured performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Kane Brown, Lady A, Little Big Town, Little Big Town, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dolly Parton, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Marty Stuart and Trisha Yearwood.
The show also gave fans a look back at some of the most iconic performances in Opry history and showcased archived Opry interview and performance footage from today’s Opry members and legendary artists.
Additionally, the two-hour special also included star-studded collaborations from Darius Rucker featuring Old Crow Medicine Show, Dierks Bentley and Marty Stuart, Vince Gill featuring Reba McEntire and more.
Hosted by Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton, Grand Ole Opry: 95 Years of Country Music aired on Sunday, February 14 at 9 p.m. EST on NBC.