Widower: Paul McCartney

Widower: Paul McCartney

Steel Magnolia, Ricky Skaggs and Phil Vassar are among the country acts paying tribute to Sir Paul McCartney's late wife Linda on a new album.

The stars have all covered McCartney songs for Let Us In Nashville - A Tribute to Linda McCartney, which features hits like No More Lonely Nights and Lady Madonna.

To mark the project's release, actor Jeff Daniels will host a concert a the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on 7 November.

Many of the acts on the album will also appear at the live show.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Women and Cancer Fund established in the memory of Linda McCartney and authorised by her widower.

Linda McCartney died in 1998 from breast cancer.

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