Country icon Willie Nelson sends prayer tweet after Texas blastDate:Mon, 20 May 2013
WEST, Texas - Country music legend Willie Nelson is sending out his prayers via Twitter after a deadly fertilizer plant explosion rocked West, Texas, a small community north of Waco near where he grew up.
Listening Post: John Grant, Willie Nelson, ‘True Blues,’ Ivan Lin and moreDate:Sat, 18 May 2013
John Grant offers a disquieting collection in “Pale Green Ghosts.” John Grant, “Pale Green Ghosts” (Partisan).
Willie Nelson Becomes Honorary DoctorDate:Sun, 12 May 2013
Country music legend Willie Nelson has been named an honorary doctor — of music. The 80-year-old Texan was honored Saturday by the Berklee College of Music in Boston, along with musicians Carole King and Annie Lennox. “I was going to ask them if I could...
Willie Nelson raises $120K to benefit Texas townsDate:Thu, 16 May 2013
Willie Nelson, who is from Abbott, Texas, gave the West Volunteer Fire Department with an $81,000 check, while the town of Abbott received a check for $40,000 on Monday.
Willie Nelson raises $125K for Texas town reeling from blastDate:Wed, 15 May 2013
Willie Nelson organized a benefit concert after a blast in West, Texas, killed 14 and destroyed much of the town.
Willie Nelson Donates Nearly $130,000 To VFDs Hit Hard By West BlastDate:Mon, 13 May 2013
Representatives of country legend Willie Nelson presented checks Monday to two volunteer fire departments that were hit hard by the massive April 17 fertilizer plant explosion in West.
Willie Nelson Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from Berklee College of MusicDate:Thu, 16 May 2013
Willie Nelson received an honorary Doctor of Music degree during the Berklee College of Music’s 2013 commencement on May 11. Berklee president Roger H. Brown presented the degree to Willie as well as fellow honorees Carole King and Annie Lennox.There were more than 1,050 graduates from 60 countries and 4,000 guests in attendance. Kris Kristofferson, [...]
Willie Nelson Donates $120,000 To Victims Of Texas Fertiliser BlastDate:Thu, 16 May 2013
Country star Willie Nelson has donated more than $120,000 (£77,419) to the victims of last month's (Apr13) devastating fertiliser plant explosion in...
Carole King, Willie Nelson and Annie Lennox honored at Berklee graduationDate:Thu, 16 May 2013
Berklee College of Music President Roger H. Brown presented honorary doctor of music degrees to Carole King, Willie Nelson and Annie Lennox at a graduation ceremony Saturday at Agganis Arena.
Willie Nelson gives over $120K for explosion reliefDate:Tue, 14 May 2013
WEST — Country star Willie Nelson has donated more than $120,000 for relief efforts following a deadly fertilizer plant explosion near his Central Texas hometown.