Dr. John reveals a lifelong love of classic country and western music on his final studio album, set to be released just over three years after the New Orleans legend’s death.

On Things Happen That Way, the six-time Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer fulfilled a longtime goal, having first began planning a country-inspired album decades ago.

On the album, Dr. John is joined by Willie Nelson, Aaron Neville, Katie Pruitt and an elite cadre of New Orleans session players.

Listen to the first single, a new rendition of one of Dr. John’s most famous songs, I Walk on Guilded Splinters: