Archive for the ‘black and white’ Category


Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Willie Nelson presents award to President Jimmy Carter (May 16, 1979)

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018


President Carter receives the first special award Tuesday from the Country Music Association.  Country stars Willie Nelson (left) and Charley Pride presented the award at an Oval Office ceremony recognizing Carther’s enthusiasm for country music.  As Nelson handed over an inscribed glass bowl from the Association, the President said, “This is the first time I ever saw you with a glass in your hand without beer in it.”

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

This day in Willie Nelson history at the Rupp (May 13, 1979)

Sunday, May 13th, 2018

photo:  Christie Porter

Country music singer Willie Nelson performed at Rupp Arena on May 13, 1979. The concert that night included Waylon Jennings, Emmy Lou Harris and Leon Russell. Nelson has played Rupp Arena seven times, including four years in a row from 1977 to 1980. His last appearance at Rupp was in 2000 with the Dixie Chicks, Patty Griffin, Ricky Skaggs and Vida & Joe Ely.

Willie Nelson and Leon Russell

Friday, May 11th, 2018

“I learned a lot from Leon Russell, one of best entertainers ever.   He’s the first guy I saw throw his hat into the audience. That’s where I got the idea to do that. Ripped him off pretty good!”

— Willie Nelson

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

“Me and Paul” — Willie Nelson

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Willie Nelson and Paul English


“Willie Nelson Salutes Texas” on TNN

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Country legend Willie Nelson performs a one hour concert.  “Willie Nelson Salutes Texas” on TNN.  The Nashville Network on Monday, June 28 at 10:00 PM (Eastern Time).  The performance took place on the steps of the Capitol Building in Austin, Texas.

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Willie Nelson and his fans, the more things change, the more they stay they same

Thursday, April 19th, 2018