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Willie Nelson

Born: Apr 30, 1933 in Fort Worth, TX
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Genre: Country, Pop/Rock
Biography: As a songwriter and a performer, Willie Nelson played a vital role in post-rock & roll country music. Although he didn't become a star until the mid-'70s, Nelson spent the '60s writing songs that became hits for stars like Ray Price ("Night Life"), Patsy Cline ("Crazy"), Faron Young ("Hello Walls"), ...Read full biography
Shotgun Willie
Released: 1973
Label: Rhino Flashback
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Transferring his allegiance to Atlantic (where he would record two remarkable albums that would get him kicked off the label), Willie Nelson offered his finest record to date for his debut -- possibly ...Read full review
Phases and Stages
Released: 1974
Label: Rhino
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If Shotgun Willie played a bit like a concept album, Phases and Stages was a full-blown one, tracing the dissolution of a marriage and devoting one side to the wife's perspective, the second to the husband's. ...Read full review
Massive Paul McCartney tribute CD due
Sep 9, 7:42 AM EST
Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Billy Joel featured on upcoming Paul McCartney tribute CD
Waylon Jennings' collection going up for auction
Sep 4, 11:23 AM EST
Buddy Holly motorcycle, Willie Nelson's braids up for sale at Waylon Jennings' auction
6,500 tickets sold for pipeline opposition concert
Aug 21, 11:55 AM EST
6,500 tickets sold for anti-pipeline concert with Willie Nelson, Neil Young; capped at 7K
Oil pipeline opponents plan concert in cornfield
Aug 18, 2:12 PM EST
Willie Nelson, Neil Young to headline anti-Keystone XL oil pipeline concert in Nebraska field
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