“16 yrs ago the location of our new place was owned by
We love Willie!
Jimmy Buffet performed at Austin City Live Moody Theater, and the Parrotheads in town decorated the Willie Nelson statute for the show. Thanks to Paula Nelson for sharing this festive photo.
Maria (shut up and kiss me)
- Maria (shut up and kiss me)
- Mendocino County Line
- Back to Earth
- The Harder They Come
- Over You Again
- You Don’t Know Me
- Lost Highway
- Beer for My Horses
- Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
- I’m Still Not Over You
- Bubbles in My Beer
- Both Sides of Goodbye
- Cowboys are Secretly, Frequently Fond of Each Other
- Ain’t Goin’ Down on Broke Back Mountain
photo by: Jacqui Amos-Baden
Thanks to my sister Vicki, for sending me a picture from the Whiskey River Saloon in Madison, Nebraska. Nice rendition!
Carving by Artist John Michael Barone
Thanks to Janine “Beanie” Holter, of Minneapolis, for sharing a photo of the painting she made of Willie Nelson spending time with his fans after a Willie Nelson & Family show.
Deb Turner, in her work as an artist, is adding a little North Augusta color to Music City, U.S.A., for Nashville’s visitors to enjoy.
So far, the Edgefield County resident has created three paintings for Aerial BNB, a vacation-rental management company in Tennessee, and each has a legendary country singer as its subject: Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff and Willie Nelson. A fourth, featuring Hank Williams, is still taking form, and each is to be used to help establish a theme for the Nashville rental home it occupies.
“It’s the beginning of more paintings to come,” Turner said, noting that she did the Nelson painting first.
The result? “Everybody loved it,” and that led to requests for more.
A press release from the sponsoring company, Aerial Development Group, noted that Turner is “the only artisan Aerial will use for their main art throughout their homes. She produces paintings for each of the homes that have now been entirely branded around her art selections to provide something uniquely ‘Nashville.’”
“I’ve been painting for, like, two or three years,” Turner said, noting that she knew she had talent but didn’t have much time to use it until the last of her six children graduated from high school. “I don’t have training in painting, but it’s kind of natural.”
Some of the income from Turner’s work will find its way into the community at large, as she is donating a portion of the proceeds to a local charity that offers help to abused children.
Aerial’s announcement added, “With Aerial’s passion rooted in purpose and mission to giving back, Deb Turner has been a premier partner with not only her masterpiece artwork but also her mission to end child abuse. This alignment of mission is the uniqueness that Aerial strives to provide guests with, opening them up to experience not only incredible art, but a purpose that they help to support by staying in our homes,” it read