LISTEN: Hardy Calls on Lainey Wilson, Tracy Lawrence to Bring Joe Diffie's '... Jukebox' Back to Life

Hardy tapped Tracy Lawrence, Lainey Wilson, and the Difftones for a new version of Joe Diffie's hit "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)." The honky-tonk track showcases Wilson's grit and Lawrence's twang, while the Difftones add personal vocals. The song is about a man who wants to be laid to rest in a honky-tonk when he dies. This revamped version is part of Hardy's Hixtape: Vol. 3: Difftape project, which pays tribute to Diffie with re-recorded hits by various artists. Joe Diffie's son, Parker, praises the project, which honors his late father's legacy. Diffie, a Grammy and CMA Award-winning artist, passed away from COVID-19 complications in 2020. The '90s was a golden era for country music, featuring talented artists like Diffie whose careers were tragically cut short.

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