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Willie Nelson born on 4/30/33 in Fort Worth, Texas raised in Abbot, Texas. Learned guitar at age 10. In the the US Air Force during the Korean War, then worked as a disc jockey in Waco San Antonio and Houston. Played bass for Ray Price. Moved to Nashville in 1960. Wrote his hits "Crazy" for Patsy Cline "Night Life" for Ray Price "Hello Walls" for Faron Young and "Funny How Time Slips Away" for Billy Walker. Moved Back to Texas in 1970. In the films "Outlaw Blues" "Electric Horesman""Honeysuckle Rose" "Barbarosa" "Coming Out Of The Ice" " Songwriter" and "Red Headed Stranger" Host of the legendary fourth Of Jouly picnic concerts in Austun Texas since 1972 President of Farm Aid Inc. CMA awards Entertainer of the year 1979 


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1. Do You Mind Too Much If I Don't Understand 
2. How Long Is Forever 
3. I'm A Worried Man 
4. The Harder They Come 
5. Something To Think About 
6. Sitting In Limbo 
7. Darkness On The Face Of The Earth 
8. One In A Row 
9. I've Just Destroyed The World 
10. You Left Me A Long, Long Time Ago 
11. I Guess I've Come To Live Here 
12. Undo The Right 

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Personnel: Willie Nelson (vocals, guitar); Toots Hibbert (vocals); Dan Bosworth, Randy Jacobs, Richard Feldman, Wayne Jobson (guitar); Robby Turner (steel guitar, dobro); Mickey Raphael (harmonica); Steven Stewart, Norris Webb, Mikey Hyde (keyboards); Paul "Pablo" Stennett (bass guitar); Santa Davis (drums); Uzziah "Sticky" Thompson (percussion); Pam Hall, Sir Harry Bowens, Sweet Pea Atkinson, Donald Ray Mitchell, Lieba Thomas (background vocals).

Willie Nelson and reggae might seem at first to be an unlikely match.

Upon further thought, though, Nelson's laid-back sensibility, subtle

rhythmic lilt, and stoner image make his reggae album, COUNTRYMAN, seem in retrospect like an inevitability. Instead of adding his distinctive jazzy drawl and ragged guitar to a batch of reggae classics, though, Willie mostly keeps it country amid the Kingston grooves, delivering many of his own songs, as well a couple by Johnny Cash and reggae giant Jimmy Cliff.

Produced by Don Was, these tracks mostly feature L.A. session musicians doing a credible approximation of early-'70s Cliff/Toots & the

Maytals-style roots reggae, while Willie remains unflappable atop the

rhythmic change-up of the arrangements. These sessions actually sat in the can for about eight years before finally seeing the light of day, but anyone who ever wondered what bleak, ruminative Nelson chestnuts

such as "Darkness on the Face of the Earth" and "I've Just Destroyed

the World" would sound like with the added emotional contrast of a

It Always Will  Be 

New CD Lost Highway  2004

Track List 

  1. It always Will Be

  2. Picture In A Frame

  3. The Way You See Me

  4. Be That I May (Duet With Paula Nelson)

  5. You Were It 

  6. Big Booty

  7. I Didn't Come Here 

  8. My Broken heart Belongs To You 

  9. Dreams Come True (Duet With Norah Jones)

  10. Overtime (Duet With Lucinda Williams)

  11. Tired

  12. Love's The One And Only Thing 

  13. Texas

  14. Midnight Rider 

Willie Nelson Live And Kickin Friends

CD Lost Highway 

Track List 

1.      I Don’t Come Here (And I Ain’t Leavin) 

2.      Night Life  (With Eric Clapton)

3.      Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (With Shania Twain)

4.      Homeward Bound (With Paul Simon)

5.      Beer For My Horses (With Toby Keith)

6.      Crazy (With Diana Krall And Elvis Costello)

7.      To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before (With Wyclef Jean)

8.      Wurlitzer Prize “I Don’t Want To Get Over You” (With Norah Jones

9.      She Loves My Automobile (With ZZ Top)

10. Angel flying To Close To the Ground (With Shelby Lynne)

11. A Song For You (With Leon Russell & Ray Charles)

12. I Couldn’t Believe It Was True (With John Mellencamp)

13. Last Thing I needed First Thing This Morning (With Kenny Chesney)

14. Run That By Me One More Time (With Ray Price)

15. One Time Too Many (With Steven Tyler)

Willie Nelson Crazy - The Demo Sessions 

CD Sugar Hill Records 2003

Track List 

  1. Opportunity To Cry

  2. Three Days

  3. Undo the Right

  4. What Do You think Of Her Now

  5. I've Just Destroyed the World

  6. Permanently Lonely

  7. Are You Sure

  8. Darkness On The Face Of The Earth

  9. Things To Remember 

  10. A Moment Isn't Very Long

  11. Crazy

  12. The Local Memory

  13. I Gotta Get Drunk

  14. Something To Think About 

  15. I'm Still Here 

Willie Nelson & Friends (Live)

Recorded Live - April 2002
Released Date November 5, 2002 

Track List 

  1. For What It's Worth  ( With Sheryl Crow ) 
  2. Maria (Shut Up And Kiss Me ) With Rob Thomas/Bill Evans
  3. You Were Always On My Mind - With Jon Bon Jovi/Richie Smbora
  4. Don't Fade Away - Brian McKnight/Bill Evans
  5. Dead Flowers - With Ryan Adams/Keith Richards/Hank Williams #3
  6. Blues Eyes Crying In The Rain - With Vince Gill
  7. The Harder They Come - With Ryan Adams
  8. Lonestar - With Norah Jones 
  9. Whiskey River - With Sheryl Crow
  10. Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys - With Matchbox 20
  11. Mendocino County Line - With Lee Ann Womack
  12. Good Hearted Woman - With Toby Keith
  13. Night Life - With Ray Price
  14. Stardust - With Aaron Neville
  15. Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground - With Patty Griffin
  16. Most Unoriginal Sin - With John Hiatt
  17. On The Road Again - 
  18. Move It On Over 

The Great Divide

Willie Nelson's Newly Released CD 

Track List 

  1. Maria (Shut Up And kiss Me)
  2. Mendocino County Line (Duet With Lee Ann Womack)
  3. Last Standing In Open Country (With Kid Rock)
  4. Won't Catch Me Crying
  5. Be There For You (With Sheryl Crow )
  6. The Great Divide
  7. Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In)
  8. This Face
  9. Time After Time 
  10. Recollection Phoenix
  11. You Remain (With Bonnie Raitt

Willie Nelson-The Great Divide

Variety has been the spice of Willie Nelson’s life over his last five or so albums, as he’s covered everything from blues to reggae and the Muppers. So perhaps that’s why “The Great Divide” is such a surprising turn: It’s his most polished, commercially minded CD since 1993’s “Across The Borderline”. He’s even offering star studded collaborations by the barrelful “Maria” featuring Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas carries Mexicali overtones “Mendocino County Line” is a heavily orchestrated duet with Lee Ann Womack that basks in melancholy; and “Last Stand In Open Country” finds Willie and rapper rowdy Kid Rock harmonizing on a rebel Western pop song that wouldn’t be out of place on a Bon Jovi album. Other duet partners include soul crooner Brian McKnight and beloved blues-rocker Bonnie Raitt.

Even when he goes it alone, the ever-unpredictable Willie keeps us guessing. He radiates old-soul wisdom on his version of Cindy Lauper “Time After Time” and offers a take on the Kenny Rogers & The First Edition classic “Just Dropped In. The Great Divide adventurous flavor serves notice that at 68, Willie Nelson is a hungry as ever for creative challenges.

Rainbow Connection 

Release Date 6/12/01

Track List 

  1. Rainbow Connection 
  2. I'm Looking Over A Four-leaf Clover 
  3. Ol' Blue
  4. Wise Old Me
  5. Won't You Ride In My Little Red Wagon
  6. Playmate
  7. I'm My own Grandpa
  8. Rock Me To Sleep 
  9. Playin Dominoes And Shooting Dice
  10. Wouldn't Have It any Other Way
  11. Outskirts Of Town
  12. Just Dropped In 
  13. The Thirty-Third Of August

Rainbow Connection

The Rainbow Connection was originally planed to be a children’s CD. My daughter Amy had been trying to get me to do a children’s CD for 20 years. Rainbow Connection was one of the songs that she wanted me to record. I kept saying I would but never did. Last Christmas we all got together at World Headquarters’ in Luck, Texas my daughter Amy, Paula, and Suzie along with Matt Hubbard, David Zettner, Gabe Rhodes and all residents of Luck; John, Rick, Ed, Kal, and Tonye, who are also important link to Rainbow connection.

A Perfect ending to the journey of a lifetime. From Rainbow Connection to the “Thirty-Third of August: Thanks for traveling with Willie Nelson and Family    

    A&E's Live By Request Starring Willie Nelson. 

Willie Nelson takes center stage for a very special evening of live music in A&E's Live By Request Starring Willie Nelson. Singer/songwriter Willie Nelson is a musical legend. Since recording his first single in 1957, he has given birth to concept albums (his first, Yesterday's Wine, was recorded in 1971), gospel albums, jazz albums, music soundtracks, myriad duet projects, Christmas albums, live albums, and an album of standards (1978's Stardust, which has become a standard in itself). His breakthrough album, 1975's The Red Headed Stranger, was recently reissued in a 25th anniversary edition, which includes bonus tracks as part of Sony Nashville/Legacy Recordings' American Milestone Series. Since hitting the music scene, Willie Nelson has penned and sung hits that have become part of the American fabric, including Patsy Cline's "Crazy," which he wrote; Elvis Presley's "Always on My Mind," which he rerecorded; and "To All the Girls I've Loved Before," which he sang in a duet with Julio Iglesias. 

On September 12, Willie Nelson will release his first blues album, Milk Cow Blues (Island Records). The album features such musical guests as B.B. King, Susan Tedeschi, Dr. John, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and Jonny Lang, performing Nelson songs and blues standards such as "Crazy" (with Tedeschi) and "The Thrill is Gone" (with B.B. King).

Milk Cow Blues 

CD - Island Records SFL-15072-2

As a follow-up to his Teatro album, Willie Nelson has joined with several of today most prominent blues. The album was co-produced by Freddy Fletcher (Willie's Nephew) and features Susan Tedeshi. B.B. King, Johnny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepard, Dr. John, Keb Mo, and Francine reed (Of the lyle Lovett Big Band) Exposure for Willie Nelson this summer tour in July and will appear as a featured artist in the upcoming Lipton "Brish Iced Tea campaign (along side of claymation characters of James Brown, Coolio and Elvis ) Willie's currently putting this plans together for this year's FARM AID which will take place in September. 

Track List 

  1. Milk Cow Blues 
  2. Outshirts Of Town 
  3. Black Night
  4. Funny How Time Slips Away 
  5. Rainy Day Blues 
  6. Crazy 
  7. The Thrill Is Gone
  8. Wake Me Up When It's Over 
  9. Kansas City 
  10. Fools Paradise 
  11. Ain't Nobody's Business 
  12. Night Life 
  13. Sittin On Top Of The World 
  14. Lonely Street 
  15. Texas Flood 


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