Willie Nelson

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8/9/19-Willie Nelson's health

Willie Nelson to resume tour after struggling with 'breathing problem' Willie Nelson has assured fans he'll be on the road again next month after taking a break to focus on health matters. A respiratory issue forced the country star to cancel a handful of summer tour dates, but now he has promised fans he'll be back on stage in New Hampshire on 6 September. "Update: Willie is resting and feeling […]

todayAugust 9, 2019


4/6/16-Merle Haggard dies

Merle Haggard, the grizzled country music legend whose songs such as "Okie from Muskogee" and "Fightin' Side of Me" made him a voice for the workingman and the outsider, has died. He was 79. Haggard died Wednesday, his birthday, of complications from pneumonia at his home in Northern California, his agent Lance Roberts told CNN. Haggard recorded more than three dozen No. 1 country hits in a musical career that […]

todayApril 6, 2016


7/21/15-Wayne Carson Passes

Songwriter Wayne Carson, whose long list of credits run from rock classics like "The Letter" to the country crossover smash "Always on My Mind," died Monday, July 20 after a long illness at the age of 73. Carson was born in Denver, Colorado to two professional musicians. The family moved a number of times before settling down in Springfield, MO where Wayne's father, Shorty Thompson, became part of the Tall […]

todayJuly 21, 2015


3/31/15-Willie Nelson Pot Stores!

Willie Nelson is about to turn a hobby into a business. Nelson will open a chain of stores along with marketing his own brand of marijuana and accessories, all under the name 'Willie's Reserve.' Willie let the news slip recently to James Joiner at the Daily Beast while waiting to go on at his annual Heartbreaker Banquet. That led to an interview with Michael Bowman who is working with Nelson […]

todayMarch 31, 2015


5/7/14-Willie Nelson's 69th LP!

Willie Nelson will release, by one source, his 69th studio album on June 17 with Band of Brothers. The album also marks the first time in nearly two decades that Nelson has recorded an album that was mostly written by him. Nine of the fourteen songs on the set were penned in part or wholly by Nelson with the balance being interpretations of music by Billy Joe Shaver, Billy Burnette […]

todayMay 7, 2014


5/12/13- Annie Lennox, Willie & Carole!

More than 1,050 graduates from 60 countries ' the college's largest-ever graduating class ' received degrees today at Boston's Berklee's 2013 commencement. Berklee president Roger H. Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to music legends Carole King, Willie Nelson and Annie Lennox all multiple Grammy Award-winners, among their many accolades. Lennox delivered the commencement address to the graduating class and an estimated audience of more than 4,000 guests at […]

todayMay 12, 2013


5/6/13- Willie Nelson is 80!

Willie Nelson turned 80-years old on April 30 and the partying will probably last the rest of the year. He received messages from his famous friends Bono, Steven Tyler, Ringo Starr and Barbra Streisand. Willie has just released his new album 'Lets Face The Music And Dance'. The album was produced by Buddy Cannon and recorded at his Pedernales studio in Austin.

todayMay 6, 2013