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Thursday, May 29th, 2014


Wednesday, May 28th, 2014


Thanks, Phil Weisman, for this photo.

Frances Doherty says:

This day in Willie Nelson History: “Stagecoach” movie airs, with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings,

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

On May 18, 1986, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings appear in a CBS-TV remake of the western movie “Stagecoach,” along with June Carter, John Schneider, John Carter Cash, Jessi Colter, David Allan Coe and Billy Swan.


This movie stars Willie Nelson, and his Highwaymen buddies, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings. Great soundtrack, lots of Trigger playing throughout. Willie sings the title song, which he wrote with David Alan Coe, who also is in the movie, along with June Carter and other faces you will recognize.

Willie Nelson plays Doc Holiday. The movie has some of the best/worst movie lines ever:

Willie: “Is that the deck you play with?”

Waylon: “One of them.”

Willie: “May I see it, please? I must say, I admire your guts.”

Waylon: “Does that mean you wouldn’t play cards with me?”

Willie: “That means I’d shoot you on sight.”

Kris: Where ya headed?

Dallas: “I knew the answer to that when I was about 14. Then I hit 15 and I ran head onto that thing called reality. And I been walking with a lantern ever since.”

Waylon: “Don’t light that.”

Willie: “Did you say something?”

Waylon: “A gentleman doesn’t smoke in the presence of a lady”

Willie: “I wouldn’t like to think that you are implying that I am anything less. I may be, you understand, but I just wouldn’t want to hear you say it.”

Willie: “And what are you looking at, friend?”

Man: “That’s a filthy habit, smoking, just filthy.”

Willie: “I have a lot of filthy habits. Most of them I find very enjoyable”

Man: “Don’t you have any good habits.”

Willie: “You mean something that can be admired, and held up to a child as a good example?”

Man: “Yes, something like that.”

Willie: “No sir. Children despise that. There’s nothing a child despises more than a good example.”


June Carter to Willie (when he drinks a shot of whiskey): “Did you eat?”

Willie: “I ate a lot when I was young.”

“The Highwaymen” @ Farm Aid 1985 (with Glen Campbell)

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

The Highwaymen, with Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Glen Campbell sing “Highwayman” at Farm Aid in Champaign, Illinois on September 22, 1985.

Monday, March 24th, 2014


This day in Willie Nelson history: Dripping Springs Reunion (3/17/1972)

Monday, March 17th, 2014


On March 17, 1972, Willie Nelson performed in Dripping Springs, Texas, along with Waylon Jennings, Loretta Lynn, Roy Acuff, Buck Owens, Kris Kristofferson, Tex Ritter and Tom T. Hall.

This day in Willie Nelson history: First Highwayman Tour begins (3/3/1990)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014


On March 3, 1990, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo at the Astrodome, kicking off their first concert tour as the Highwaymen



This isn’t from that show, but one of my faves

Willie Nelson’s FaceBook page is having a contest to win copy of “Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris and the Renegades of Nashville.”

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Willie Nelson’s FaceBook page is having a contest to win copy of Michael Streissguth’s book, “Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris and the Renegades of Nashville.”

COMMENT TO WIN:   If you and Willie ended up in jail together, in 5 words or less what would it be for?

We’ll chose a few of 3 our favs and send them a copy of the brand new book “Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and the Renegades of Nashville” by Michael Streissguth!

Winners will be chosen Fri 2/20 at 12PM CST and updated on this post! Open to fans worldwide.

Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, “Good Hearted Woman”

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014


Monday, January 20th, 2014


Thanks to Terry Jennings for this cartoon.

This day in Willie Nelson history: “Highwayman” recorded in Nashville (12/6/13)

Friday, December 6th, 2013


On December 6, 1984, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson record “Highwayman” at Nashville’s Moman Studios. Among the musicians on the session is guitarist Marty Stuart.

Thursday, November 28th, 2013


Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013


The Highwaymen (entire video)

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings