This day in Willie Nelson history: “What a Way to Live” and “Misery Mansion” recorded (3/11/60)

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On March 11, 1960, Willie Nelson recorded “What a Way to Live” and “Misery Mansion, at D Records, at Bill Quinn’s Gold Star in Houston, Texas.

Early 45’s

No Place for Me/Lumberjack (Willie Nelson Records, Stardate, 1957)
The Storm Has Just Begun/Man With the Blues (D, 1959)
What a Way to Live/Misery Mansion (D, 1960)
What a Way to Live/Misery Mountain (Betty reissue, 1961)
The Part Where I Cry/Mr. Record Man (Liberty, 1961)
Chain of Love/Willingly (with Shirley Collie) (Liberty, 1962)
The Storm Has Just Begun/Man With the Blues (Betty, 1962)
Touch Me/Where My House Lives (with Shirley Collie) (Liberty, 1962)
Night Life/Rainy Day Blues (RX, 1962)
You Dream About Me/This Is My Destiny (Liberty, 1963)
Wake Me When It’s Over/There’s Gonna Be Love in My House (Liberty, 1963)
Half a Man/The Last Letter (Liberty, 1963)
Take My Word/Feed It a Memory (Liberty, 1963)
You Took My Happy Away/How Long Is Forever (Liberty, 1963)
Night Life/Rainy Day Blues (Bellaire reissue, 1963)
I Never Cared for You/You Left Me (Monument, 1964)
Am I Blue/There’ll Be No Teardrops Tonight (Liberty, 1964)
River Boy/Opportunity to Cry (Liberty, 1964)

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