Jimmy Fallon & Chris Stapleton; Photo Courtesy of NBC
Jimmy Fallon & Chris Stapleton; Photo Courtesy of NBC

Jimmy Fallon Joins Chris Stapleton On Guitar For Performance Of “You Should Probably Leave” During ‘The Tonight Show’

Chris Stapleton performed his chart-topping hit during his The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon appearance on Tuesday (Oct. 5) evening.

The singer alongside his wife Morgane, joined by Fallon on guitar, performed the fan-favorite single “You Should Probably Leave.”

The Tonight Show host filled in for guitarist Dave Cobb, who was sick with an earache and couldn’t travel.

“An interesting kind of performance tonight, because we have the great… Chris Stapleton is here to do his song ‘You Should Probably Leave,’ off his album Starting Over,” Fallon began to explain. “And I got a text last night from Chris saying that his guitarist, Dave Cobb, has an earache, so he could not travel. He couldn’t fly on a plane, he’s fine but couldn’t fly.”

“So he said I need a guitarist, so I said to Chris say no more,” he continued, as he reached for a black electric guitar beside him. “This is untouched, this is untouched. This is untuned, but we actually got on the phone, and we FaceTimed last night, and you tried to teach me the lick and the chords of the song. I’m going to try my best.”

“So, here’s me and Chris Stapleton doing ‘We Should Probably Leave,’ I appreciate this,” Fallon said as he joined the Kentucky native on stage.

Watch their performance below.

Co-written by Stapleton alongside Ashley Gorley and Chris DuBois, “You Should Probably Leave” is the second single from the country hitmaker’s fourth studio album, Starting Over

Additionally, Stapleton leads nominees at the 55th Annual CMA Awards with five nods, including Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (Starting Over), Single of the Year (“Starting Over”) and Song of the Year (“Starting Over”), while also earning additional producer credits in both the Album of the Year and Single of the Year categories.

The singer is also currently in the midst of his All-American Road Show tour, which runs through June 2022.

October 7—Syracuse, NY—St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview^
October 8—New York, NY—Madison Square Garden+
October 9—Holmdel, NJ—PNC Bank Arts Center^
October 14—Columbia, MO—Mizzou Arena+
October 15—Lincoln, NE—Pinnacle Bank Arena+
October 16—Sioux Falls, SD—Denny Sanford PREMIER Center+ (SOLD OUT)
October 21—Cincinnati, OH—Riverbend Music Center+
October 22—Nashville, TN—Bridgestone Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
October 23—Nashville, TN—Bridgestone Arena+ (SOLD OUT)
October 28—Lubbock, TX—United Supermarket Arena**
October 29—Albuquerque, NM—Isleta Amphitheater**
October 30—Phoenix, AZ—Ak-Chin Pavilion** (SOLD OUT)
November 4—Austin, TX—Frank Erwin Center** (SOLD OUT)
November 5—Tulsa, OK—BOK Center** (SOLD OUT)
November 6—The Woodlands, TX—Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion** (SOLD OUT)
November 13—Minneapolis, MN—U.S. Bank Stadium%%
November 18—Orlando, FL—Amway Center^
November 19—Estero, FL—Hertz Arena^ (SOLD OUT)
November 20—West Palm Beach, FL—iTHINK Financial Amphitheatre^
December 3—Memphis, TN—FedEx Forum+
December 4—Biloxi, MS—Mississippi Coast Coliseum+ (SOLD OUT)
December 5—Knoxville, TN—Thompson-Boling Arena+
April 20, 2022—Toledo, OH—Huntington Center^^
April 21, 2022—Columbus, OH—Schottenstein Center^^
April 23, 2022—Lexington, KY—A Concert for Kentucky – Kroger Field##
June 2, 2022—Nampa, ID—Ford Idaho Center Arena††
June 3, 2022—Ridgefield, WA—Sunlight Supple Amphitheater†† (SOLD OUT)
June 4, 2022—George, WA—Gorge Amphitheater†† (SOLD OUT)
June 11, 2022—San Bernardino, CA—Glen Helen Amphitheater‡‡
June 16, 2022—Bakersfield, CA—Mechanics Bank Arena††
June 17, 2022—Wheatland, CA—Toyota Amphitheatre††
June 18, 2022—Mountain View, CA—Shoreline Amphitheatre††
June 23, 2022—West Valley City, UT—Usana Amphitheater§§
June 24, 2022—Denver, CO—Ball Arena§§
June 25, 2022—Denver, CO—Ball Arena§§

^with special guests Sheryl Crow and Kendell Marvel
+with special guests The Marcus King Band and Yola
°with special guests Margo Price and Kendell Marvel
§with special guest Sheryl Crow
%with special guests The Marcus King Band and Caylee Hammack
**with special guests Jamey Johnson and Yola
^^with special guests Margo Price and Yola
##with special guests Willie Nelson & Family, Sheryl Crow and Yola
††with special guests Margo Price and The Dirty Knobs with Mike Campbell
‡‡with special guests Dwight Yoakam and The Dirty Knobs with Mike Campbell
§§with special guests Sheryl Crow and The Dirty Knobs with Mike Campbell
%%with George Strait and Little Big Town

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