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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
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
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
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