Musician, songwriter, producer, actor, activist
Willie Hugh Nelson (wɪli nɛlsən; born April 29, 1933) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, author, poet, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie (1973), combined with the critical and commercial success of Red Headed Stranger...Wikipedia
Born: 29th April, 1933, Abbott, Texas
Height: 5' 6" (168 cm)
Claim to Fame: Prolific alternative country artist who`s released over 200 albums during his decades long career
A Horse Called Music is a 1989 album by country singer Willie Nelson. The album includes Nelson's last number 1 single, "Nothing I Can Do About It Now", and the single "There You Are".
We create our own unhappiness. The purpose of suffering is to help us understand we are the ones who cause it.
The whole house came up and I came up with it... I was just praying to the Lord to take care of me.
When the IRS seized his possessions to sell at auction to try and collect money to pay his tax debt, many of Willie`s fans bought his stuff and then gave it back to him. (It`s been said that the fans did this as a way of saying thank you for all the free concerts Nelson performed in support of Farm Aid). The only major possessions not seized by the IRS was Willie`s guitar and his tour bus so he could earn a living.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2001.
A group of genetically modified crops battle against a field of wildflowers.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr to Perform at Grammys
by Dave Lifton January 14, 2014 11:27 AM
On Jan. 26, the Beatles will be honored at the Grammy Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award. And now it looks like the band’s two surviving members, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, will perform on the show.
However, the press release accompanying the news says only that “each will perform,” suggesting that they will play separately. Still, it doesn’t say they won’t play together. In other words, anything can happen.
With the music... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
WILLIE NELSON To Guest On New MEGADETH Album? - Mar. 29, 2013
Earlier tonight (Thursday, March 28), Dave Mustaine ran into country legend Willie Nelson at a restaurant in Austin, Texas, where the MEGADETH mainman has been "house hunting." Mustaine tweeted: "Willie Nelson is in the restaurant I am eating at. I just met him! How cool is this???" A short time later, Mustaine took to Twitter again to post a photo of him talking to Willie about a possible guest appearance on the song "The Blackest Crow", which will be featured on MEGADETH's new... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
SIERRA BLANCA, Texas – A U.S. Border Patrol spokesman says country singer Willie Nelson was charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces was found aboard his tour bus in Texas.
Patrol spokesman Bill Brooks says the bus pulled into the Sierra Blanca, Texas, checkpoint about 9 a.m. Friday. Brooks says an officer smelled pot when a door was opened and a search turned up marijuana.
Brooks says the Hudspeth County sheriff was contacted and Nelson was among three people arrested.
Sheriff Arvin West didn't immediately return a phone message left at his home... Read More
Posted by crown022002 4 years ago
Country icon Willie Nelson will be honored in his native Texas - officials in Austin have decided to name a street after the star. The veteran singer hails from Abbott, Texas and has lived near Austin for almost 40 years, and now officials in the city have announced they will be renaming a road in his honor. A section of Second Street in Downtown Austin will soon be known as Willie Nelson Boulevard, according to the Austin American-Statesman newspaper. City officials also plan to erect a life-sized statue of the 77-year-old musician in the area. Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago
Bob Dylan was wandering around a New Jersey neighborhood to pass time before a concert with Willie Nelson and John Mellencamp. Police were alerted of a man who was looking at houses in the low income area. The two cops who approached Dylan are in their 20`s had no idea who he was. It all turned out OK after his tour staff verified who he was back at his hotel. He wasn`t carrying any ID. Read More
Posted by GRivera 5 years ago