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Willie Nelson gave fans something to be thankful for Tuesday night at the ...
Willie Nelson made his semi-annual stop into Houston on Tuesday night, logging a boisterous set at the Stafford Centre with spunky opener Alyssa Bagley on hand for support. Fans packed the sold-out southwest side venue to see the 82-year-old American ...

The Detroit News

Rep. Miller gives Gershwin prize to Willie Nelson
The Detroit News
Candice Miller joined Library of Congress Acting Librarian David Mao and other congressional leaders in presenting singer and songwriter Willie Nelson with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The prize was created by the Library of Congress in 2007 to ...

Arizona Daily Star (blog)

Willie Nelson and family returning to Tucson
Arizona Daily Star (blog)
Tickets go on sale Friday for the return of country music icon Willie Nelson. Nelsen and his family band will play Desert Diamond Casino's Diamond Entertainment Center Jan. 3. Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27 — that's Black Friday, in ...

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The Georgetown Dish

The Great Willie Nelson
The Georgetown Dish
It was hard not to hum along and smile ear-to-ear when lawmakers and VIPs packed DC's Constitution Hall for a special tribute concert honoring Willie Nelson, the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The honor is a ...

The Daily Advertiser

Buckwheat Zydeco joins salute to Willie Nelson
The Daily Advertiser
Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural of Carencro, leader of the band Buckwheat Zydeco, is part of an all-star tribute, “Willie Nelson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.” Dural performed with music legend Paul Simon at the Nov. 18 tribute ...

Texas Monthly (subscription)

Outlaw Willie Nelson Opens Up In Two Classic 'Fresh Air' Interviews
WILLIE NELSON: (Singing) Been feeling kind of free, but I sure do feel lonesome. Baby's takin' a trip, but she ain't taking me. I've been feeling kind of free, but I'd rather feel your arms around me 'cause you're taking away everything that I wanted ...
Willie Nelson Is The Seventh Person To Receive The Gershwin PrizeTexas Monthly (subscription)

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Music Times

Willie Nelson Health Scare? Singer Explains Why 'Django and Jimmie Tour' Shows ...
Music Times
At 82 years old, it wouldn't be surprising for Willie Nelson to have a health scare. The unrepentant marijuana user has definitely had some wear and tear during his long-spanning career. When he had to reschedule opening dates of his Django and Jimmie ...
Willie Nelson @ ACL Live 12/

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Willie Nelson: 'I'd Smoke One With Anybody,' Even Donald Trump
Willie Nelson, country music maestro and outspoken marijuana advocate, isn't persnickety about who he tokes up with—not even if it's Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. In an interview with CNN, Nelson said that he didn't “have anything ...
Watch: Willie Nelson talks Trump, refugees and weedWashington Examiner
Willie Nelson on Trump: 'I'd smoke one with anybody'The Hill (blog)
Would Willie Nelson smoke weed with Donald Trump? Now we knowAustin American-Statesman (blog)

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Taste of Country

Willie Nelson Promises 'There's Room for Everyone' in America [Watch]
Taste of Country
Willie Nelson was honored in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night (Nov. 18), and he took the opportunity to weigh in musically on one of the biggest social and political debates currently going on in America. The 82-year-old musical icon received the ...

Willie Nelson Reveals Reason for Postponed Shows
At 82 years old, Willie Nelson is still a remarkably active performer. Even so, the country icon — who scored a Number One album in 2015 with his Merle Haggard collaboration Django and Jimmie — isn't immune to the kinds of lingering maladies that ...
Willie Nelson Reveals He Had Stem-Cell SurgeryTaste of Country
Nelson explains the health issues that postponed his tour with Merle Haggard Music and Entertainment News
Willie Nelson Reveals Recent Stem Cell OperationThe Boot
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