Parker Diffie Joins His Late Father Joe Diffie For Previously Unreleased Song “Life Had Plans For Me” On ‘HIXTAPE: Vol. 3’

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Singing with his dad one last time.

Of course we lost a country legend when Joe Diffie passed away back on March 29, 2020. But for Parker Diffie, he lost his father.

The son of Joe Diffie performed with his dad often, and worked closely with HARDY for the third installment of his popular HIXTAPE series.

HIXTAPE Vol. 3: DIFFTAPE dropped today, featuring a long list of country’s biggest names (along with Joe Diffie’s original vocals) on some of Diffie’s biggest songs.

But in addition to the 16 hits that we all know and love, with songs like “John Deere Green,” “Pickup Man,” and “Prop Me Up Beside The Jukebox (If I Die),” there’s also one Joe Diffie song that we’ve never heard before – until now. And it features a very special guest artist.

Parker Diffie joined his father Joe for the new, previously-unreleased “Life Had Plans For Me,” a poignant song about life not always working out the way you had planned:

“Sometimes you want it bad
Oh but that ain’t good enough
When something more important comes along
And you’re forced to give up
What you’ve been workin’ toward
Waitin’ for, chasin’, slavin’, cravin’, and prayin’ for
The chance to live your dreams
He said I had plans for life
Oh but life had plans for me”

And the opportunity to sing with his late father one last time was something that meant a lot to Parker:

“The song ‘Life Had Plans For Me’ holds a special place in my heart, as it symbolizes the culmination of a journey filled with memories, love, and music. To have the chance to perform alongside my father one last time is an indescribable and deeply meaningful experience.

I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to HARDY, Big Loud, the HIXTAPE crew, and everyone who played a pivotal role in making this project a reality. Your unwavering support and dedication have made this moment truly special.

Together, we are not only honoring the past but also creating a powerful narrative about the enduring spirit of music and love.”

It’s a special song, and one that I’m sure means the world to Parker to get to record.

Not to mention it’s just great to have new music from Joe Diffie again.

Check it out:

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