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Go Behind-the-Scenes of Willie Nelson's Gershwin Tribute Album
Radio.com Music and Entertainment News
Willie Nelson is readying a new album, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin. The project honors songwriters Ira and George Gershwin with the country legend covering 11 of their classic tunes. “When I was just a small guy, I remember hearing all ...
Hear Willie Nelson Sing Gershwin's 'Someone to Watch Over Me'Wide Open Country

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Wide Open Country

Happy Birthday to Willie Nelson's 'Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain'
Wide Open Country
41 years ago Willie Nelson recorded one of the most iconic songs of his career, “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain”. It was 1975 and he was tired of the music game, looking for a simpler, more honest approach to his music. Autumn Sound, a tiny studio in ...


Charlotte Observer

Fun in Charlotte: Willie Nelson, Michael Jackson tribute
Charlotte Observer
... performs Tuesday at the Filmore in Charlotte. Theo Wargo Getty Images for Blackbird. i. Musician Willie Nelson, shown at Imagine: John Lennon 75th Birthday Concert in December, performs Tuesday at the Filmore in Charlotte. Theo Wargo Getty Images ...

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Willie Nelson and Family to Headline Banjo-B-Q-Festival
WJBF-TV
7th Annual Event during Memorial Day Weekend, Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28 at Evans Towne Center Park. The 2016 lineup includes: Willie Nelson And Family – Old Crow Medicine Show – Steep Canyon Rangers Blitzen Trapper – Mountain Faith ...


WRDW-TV

Willie Nelson & Family headlining the 2016 Papa Joe's Banjobque Music Festival
WRDW-TV
EVANS, Ga. (WRDW) -- Papa Joe's Banjo-B-Que Music Festival has announced the 2016 lineup of musical artist with Willie Nelson and Family headlining. The festival is Memorial Day weekend, May 27 & 28 at Evans Towne Center Park in Evans, Ga.

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Bay Area guitarist Jackie King, who played with Willie Nelson, dies at 71
San Jose Mercury News
Musician Jackie King, a renowned guitarist and teacher who toured and recorded with fellow Texan Willie Nelson and was equally at home playing jazz, rock or country music, died Jan. 24 at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center after suffering a heart attack ...

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Grateful Web

New Release from Willie Nelson "Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin"
Grateful Web
Legacy Recordings / Sony Music Entertainment Australia is proud to announce the forthcoming release of SUMMERTIME: WILLIE NELSON SINGS GERSHWIN on Friday, February 26th, 2016. Willie Nelson's new album of pop standards, penned by America's ...


A.V. Club

An animated Willie Nelson talks about the time his lung collapsed
A.V. Club
Considering his outsized public persona, it is no surprise that outlaw country legend Willie Nelson has ventured into the world of animation a few times. The Simpsons memorably gave him Pippi Longstocking-type braids in its “Behind The Laughter” episode.


Taste of Country

Willie Nelson Helps Honor 'Austin City Limits' in 'A Song for You' Documentary
Taste of Country
Willie Nelson gives back to a show that has helped him throughout his career in a new documentary called A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story. The singer sings Austin City Limit's praises in the film, which will premiere at the 2016 South by ...


Willie Nelson Releasing Gershwin Tribute Album
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(Radio.com) Willie Nelson is readying a new album, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin. The project honors songwriters Ira and George Gershwin with the country legend covering 11 of their classic tunes. 'When I was just a small guy, I remember ...