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Willie Nelson

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Willie Hugh Nelson (/wɪli nɛlsən/; born April 29, 1933) is an American country music singer-songwriter, as well as an 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 (1975) and Stardust (1978), made Nelson one of the most recognized artists in country music. He was one of the main figures of outlaw country, a subgenre of country music that developed in the late 1960s as a reaction to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound. Nelson has acted in over 30 films, co-authored several books, and has been involved in activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana. Born during the Great Depression, and raised by his grandparents, Nelson wrote his first song at age seven and joined his first band at ten. During high school, he toured locally with the Bohemian Polka as their lead singer and guitar player. After graduating from high school, in...

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Discography

  • On the Road Again: The Best of Willie Nelson, 2010
  • The Sound in Your Mind, 1976
  • Hill Country Christmas, 1997
  • Heroes, 2012
  • Partners
  • Always: 20 Superb Songs, 1996
  • Christmas With Willie Nelson, 1997
  • Picture in a Frame, 2004
  • The Party's Over and Other Great Willie Nelson Songs, 1967
  • Classic & Unreleased
  • Willie Nelson Greatest Hits
  • You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker, 2006
  • Revolutions of Time... The Journey 1975-1993, 1995
  • The Electric Horseman, 1979
  • Phases and Stages, 1974
  • Always on My Mind, 1982
  • Love Songs, 1987
  • Stardust, 1999
  • Naked Willie, 2009
  • Tougher Than Leather
  • The Platinum Collection, 2008
  • Lost Highway, 2009
  • Face of a Fighter
  • Things to Remember
  • Yesterday's Wine, 1971
  • Remember Me, Volume 1, 2011
  • Live And Kickin', 2003
  • The Promiseland, 1986
  • Me & Paul, 1985
  • Country Willie: His Own Songs, 1965
  • City of New Orleans, 1984
  • Home Is Where You're Happy
  • Standard Time
  • Willie and Family Live
  • One Hell of a Ride
  • America's Troubadour, 2005
  • One for the Road
  • Homegrown Boy
  • Willie Nelson's Greatest Hits (& Some That Will Be)
  • All the Songs I've Loved Before
  • Waylon & Willie, 2008
  • Honeysuckle Rose
  • The Best of Gospel
  • Shotgun Willie, 1987
  • Two Men With the Blues, 2008
  • Evergreens
  • Willie Nelson Live, 1998
  • The Best of Johnny Cash & Willie Nelson, 2001
  • Outlaws and Angels, 2004
  • The Essential Willie Nelson, 2003
  • Songbird, 2006
  • Natural Renegade, 2007
  • Nite Life: Greatest Hits & Rare Tracks (1959-1971)
  • 16 Biggest Hits, 1998
  • Teatro, 1998
  • Live From Austin TX, 2006
  • Run That by Me One More Time, 2003
  • The Greatest Hits: 38 Timeless Classics, 1995
  • Good Ol' Country Singin', 2000
  • The Eyes of Texas, 2002
  • Nashville Was the Roughest...
  • ... And Then I Wrote, 1962
  • Super Hits, Volume 2, 1995
  • Night and Day, 2000
  • Playlist: The Very Best of Willie Nelson, 2008
  • Outlaws
  • Healing Hands of Time, 1994
  • Legendary Willie Nelson
  • 1997-12-20: El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sweet Memories: 36 All-Time Favorites, Volume 2
  • The Words Don't Fit The Picture, 1972
  • His Very Best
  • Half Nelson, 1985
  • Two Men With The Blues [Borders Exclusive]
  • Old Friends
  • Sings Kristofferson, 1979
  • Columbus Stockade Blues
  • The Very Best of Willie Nelson
  • Let's Face the Music and Dance, 2013
  • Classic Willie
  • Live and Kickin'
  • Pancho & Lefty, 2003
  • Willie Waylon Kris & Cash, 1991
  • The Best of Willie Nelson: Funny How Time Slips Away
  • 2001: Farm Aid
  • Live, 1976
  • Night Life, 2004
  • Stars & Guitars, 2002
  • It Always Will Be, 2004
  • Certified Hits
  • 20 Country Classics
  • Across the Borderline, 1993
  • Last of the Breed, 2007
  • Crazy: The Demo Sessions, 2003
  • A Country Christmas
  • Covered by Willie, 2006
  • Gospel Favorites, 1995
  • WW II
  • Here We Go Again, 2011
  • The Winning Hand, 1982
  • 20th Century Masters: The Christmas Collection: The Best of Willie Nelson, 2005
  • Willie Nelson: 3 CD Set (disc 3: Crazy), 2005
  • To All The Girls..., 2013
  • Without a Song
  • Willie Nelson - The Collection
  • Songbook, 2003
  • Greatest Songs
  • To Lefty From Willie
  • Burning Memories, 1997
  • Love And Pain, 1984
  • Country Music, 2010
  • Across the Tracks (Best of), 1987
  • The Anthology
  • San Antonio Rose, 1980
  • Six Hours at Pedernales (feat. Curtis Potter), 1995
  • Red Headed Stranger, 1990
  • Every Song Tells a Story, 2013
  • Countryman, 2005
  • December Days
  • Old Whiskey River Compilation
  • All of Me, 2002
  • The Best of Willie Nelson
  • A Horse Called Music, 1989
  • Live Country Music Concert
  • iTunes Originals, 2005
  • 16 Top Tracks, 1988
  • Texas in My Soul, 1968
  • Seashores of Old Mexico, 1987
  • Moonlight Becomes You
  • So Much To Do
  • Milk Cow Blues, 2000
  • Who'll Buy My Memories? The IRS Tapes, 1992
  • All Time Greatest Hits, Volume 1
  • Walking the Line, 1987
  • The Outlaws, 1992
  • Me and the Drummer
  • Whiskey River and Other Hits, 2003
  • Willie and the Wheel, 2010
  • Born for Trouble, 1990
  • Rainbow Connection, 2001
  • Setlist: The Very Best of Willie Nelson Live, 2010
  • Willie Nelson, 1995
  • The Best Of
  • Songs, 2005
  • The Complete Atlantic Sessions, 2006
  • Collections
  • Who Do I Know in Dallas, 2007
  • Shotgun Willie + Phases and Stages, 1993
  • The Willie Nelson Special: With Special Guest Ray Charles, 2002
  • Just One Love, 1996
  • Live at Billy Bob's Texas
  • Super Hits, 2006
  • The Early Years, 1994
  • Is There Something on Your Mind
  • Clean Shirt, 1991
  • Here's Willie Nelson, 1963
  • Slow Down Old World
  • Any Old Arms Won't Do, 1992
  • Nacogdoches, 2004
  • Exodus
  • What a Wonderful World
  • Before His Time, 1977
  • Legend: The Best Of, 2008
  • It's Been Rough and Rocky Travelin': The Earliest Willie Nelson 1954 - 1963
  • The Great Divide, 2002
  • Both Sides Now, 1970
  • 1993-09-03: Ras G Vaults #3
  • Good Times, 1968
  • American Classic, 2009
  • Live in Concert: Back to Back
  • Willie Nelson (live), 1995
  • VH1 Storytellers, 1998
  • Legendary Country Singers, 1995
  • 2008-02-12: FM Kirby Center, Wilkes Barre, PA, USA
  • The Many Sides of Willie Nelson
  • Island in the Sea, 1987
  • Essential Willie Nelson
  • Somewhere Over the Rainbow, 1981
  • Box of Willie Nelson
  • Spirit, 1996
  • The Willie Way, 1972
  • The Country Collection, 2005
  • Moment of Forever, 2008

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On Jul 27, 2009. 7:23am
The Other Farrelly Brother said

I am amazed it took Willie and Asleep At The Wheel so long to record together but it was worth it.

On Dec 18, 2011. 1:02pm
Courage said

Willie's been around for 'ever'... and still has the goods!

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