Willie Nelson Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Bernie Worrell to headline benefit in Lebanon Twp. May 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Jersey Journal

    ... venues all over the country. He is currently producing an album for the legendary Kinky Friedman that features Willie Nelson. Worrell was inducted into the Hall of Fame with Parliament Funkadelic and later played with Talking Heads. Those are just ...


  2. Portraits of the world's most storied rock guitarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Boing Boing

    Most of the guitarists, bassists, and mandolin players in photographer Jay Blakesberg's just released gem of a new book, Guitars That Jam: Portraits of the World's Most Storied Rock Guitars , are members of bands that use rock, bluegrass, the blues, and R&B as launch pads for improvisational jams. But one artist stands apart from this group - Willie Nelson - who posed for Blakesberg in 2014 at the Lockin' Music Festival in Arrington, Virginia with his famously beat-up classical guitar.


  3. Saffron, La Belle Vie bartenders put own twist on classic cocktailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Star Tribune

    ... stuff. Gorski had yet to build that trust. "It's a different kind of struggle," he said, clapping along to a Willie Nelson song, "because I get people who will ask me for something that's not there anymore. I'm like 'Oh, we don't have that anymore. ...


  4. Mr. Cope's Cave: Wha'? Jade Helm 15, You Say? Sorry......Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Boise Weekly

    ... that's what! And what have they done for us lately? Other than Ann Richards and Molly Ivins, I mean. Oh, and Willie Nelson. I keep hearing stories about how cool Austin is. You know, with that big, super-hip music scene they supposedly have. But I ...


  5. Country Fiddler Johnny Gimble DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | ContactMusic.com

    ... , Carrie Underwood , George Strait, Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn over the years. He toured the world with Willie Nelson and won a slew of Country Music Association awards for his instrumental work, as well as a Grammy Award nomination for his ...


  6. Quebec's love affair with Yoan deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Canada.com

    ... I have trouble describing it. It's country, rock, Southern, blues, swamp, bad-ass style." There is a Jennings/Willie Nelson song, Good Hearted Woman, on the album, a duet with Canadian country singer Brett Kissel. Seven of the 12 songs on the set ...


  7. At Hill Country, a winning show from Kelsey WaldonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Washington Post

    ... artistic peak: the 1960s and 1970s. Ah, those were the golden years, when greats such as Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson took on a rawer sound to beat back bloat in Nashville. But there's not a lot of runnin' from the law on "The Gold Mine." It's ...


  8. Remembering country fiddle legend Johnny GimbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... some of country music's biggest stars, including Marty Robbins, Chet Atkins and George Strait. He toured with Willie Nelson, appeared regularly on A Prairie Home Companion and devoted much of his life to preserving the sound of Western and Texas ...


  9. Johnny Gimble | Country fiddler, 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Philly.com

    ... p beginning in 1949, and later became a much-requested session musician in Nashville, performing with Haggard, Willie Nelson, George Strait, Dolly Parton, and Loretta Lynn. He won six Country Music Association awards as best instrumentalist. - AP


  10. Memoir follows Willie through the decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    Less than a week after turning 82, Texas hero Willie Nelson offers fans what he's dubbing the definitive memoir of his life. A collaboration with the celebrated music bio writer and Thomas Jefferson High School grad David Ritz , It's a Long Story: My Life lays out the musical roads, personal relationships and evolving philosophies of Nelson in endlessly entertaining fashion.


  11. Weekend picks for book loversRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | KURB-FM Little Rock

    What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY's picks for the weekend include the new memoir by country star Willie Nelson. Those who do will be treated to a smooth-spoken recollection of the country legend's childhood and his eight-decade-long musical career.


  12. Top 10 songs to honor momRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | New York Daily News

    ... his need for nurturing and guidance. 5) "Mama Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys," a hit for Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings (1978) This witty ditty offers some advice any mother would admire. Don't let your sons turn into scamps. "Make ...


  13. Americana Musicians Find Champion in LettermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Wall Street Journal

    ... 'Jason, I can't thank you enough for everything,' Mr. Letterman said after the song. Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS Willie Nelson performs on the 'Late Show,' Feb. 16, 2009. Mr. Nelson has appeared 25 times on Mr. Letterman's program, counting appearances on ...


  14. Songwriter Jonatha Brooke brings one-woman show 'My Mother Has 4 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Plain Dealer

    When singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke was caring for her dementia-impaired mom, she decided to turn the experience into a musical one-woman show. What was most amazing about the idea is that is was at her mother's insistence.


  15. 'I got stoned on White House roof'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Iol.co.za

    Despite his ultimate success, Willie Nelson devotes much of his book to his early failures as he resorted to selling vacuum cleaners and encyclopedias and depended on his first wife's waitressing tips. File photo: Dave Weaver Willie Nelson looks back at his life from a hardscrabble childhood to a country superstar in his memoir, It's A Long Story.


  16. Music History for May 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Examiner.com

    ... convicted ex-boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter from his murder sentence. Later during the concert, singer Willie Nelson joined Dylan for a stirring rendition of the country standard 'Will The Circle Be Unbroken'. BBC's Radio One fired DJ Johnny Walker ...


  17. 95.7 FM switches format from rock to countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... The company says DUKE FM will play music that hasn't been on the radio recently, like Alabama, George Strait, Willie Nelson, Reba McEntire and Alan Jackson. "We've been tracking a divide in Country for over a year now, and as other stations continue ...


  18. Billy Joe ShaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Houston Press

    If there were any justice in this state, Billy Joe Shaver's trademark denim western shirts would be just as iconic as Willie Nelson's braids and George Strait's doe-eyed stare.


  19. "Sea change" in attitude toward marijuana in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... is one of the most conservative states in the nation. But in a part of the country where people joke about Willie Nelson's passion for pot, public attitudes toward legalizing marijuana are dramatically changing. Inside an old restaurant a short walk ...


  20. Book REviewWillie Nelson's memoir tells his - Long Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Boston.com

    Rolling Stone magazine's long profile of Willie Nelson last year made a startling observation. It suggested that for all the ways the country star is legendary - as a songwriter, road warrior, guitarist, tax dodger, pot smoker, cofounder of Farm Aid, wearer of pigtails - he's essentially a private person.