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Willie Nelson and Paula Nelson, “Have You Ever Seen the Rain”

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Willie Nelson, “Fly Me To The Moon”

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Lukas Nelson and Scooter Jennings, “Mama, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys”

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Shooter Jennings and Lukas Nelson – the sons of country legends Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings – proved the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree when they teamed up to cover a song their fathers originally made famous of.

Shooter Jennings and Lukas Nelson recorded the iconic song “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” for the Netflix series called The Ranch – where it was used as the sitcom’s theme song.

The country classic was written by Patsy Bruce – whose husband, Ed Bruce, was the first to record the song. It tells the tale of a man warning the mothers not to let their kids live the tough and nomadic life of a cowboy. Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings released the outlaw classic in 1978 for their duet album Waylon & Willie. And their rendition reached the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs

Several years later, it is Shooter Jennings and Lukas Nelson’s time to shine! Shooter revealed that he and Lukas had a great time while recording the song. With their undeniable talents, the two singers were able to create an alternate rhythm that tweaks the vibe a little bit from the original — allowing them to make the song like their own. Shooter also added that their fathers are their number one fans. Hence, Shooter couldn’t be more proud to have such an opportunity to sing this iconic song – most especially that he’s singing it with Lukas, whom he considers as his brother.

Willie Nelson, “That’s Life”

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

The Highwaymen in the Studio (1995)

Monday, April 5th, 2021

Willie Nelson and Tony Bennett, “On The Sunny Side of the Street”

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Jody Payne, “Working Man’s Blues”

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

The Highwaymen, “City of New Orleans”

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Willie Nelson, “Whiskey River”

Friday, March 26th, 2021

Kacey Musgraves covers Willie Nelson, “On The Road Again”

Monday, March 22nd, 2021
by: Jon Blistein

Kacey Musgraves shared a cover of Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again,” while Nelson himself performed the country standard “Beautiful Texas,” during Matthew McConaughey’s “We’re Texas” fundraiser on Sunday, March 21st.

Musgraves’ performance begins at the 1:26:23 mark, with the musician explaining how she got involved in the fundraiser: “The other night I got a phone call when it was kind of getting late, and I don’t answer unknown numbers but, for some reason, I did. And it was Matthew, and he was like, ‘Hey Kacey, want to be part of this thing I’m doing? It’s gonna be really cool!’ Obviously it was a, ‘Hell yes,’ from me.” She added, “Anything I can do to support and lend a hand to my wonderful fellow Texans, I’m there for it and I’m all about it.”

Willie Nelson and Steven Tyler, Farm Aid 25 (Milwaukee, WI) (October 2, 2005)

Saturday, March 20th, 2021
Throwback to Farm Aid's 25th anniversary at @millerpark in Milwaukee when very special surprise guest #Steven Tyler joined @willienelsonofficial on stage! #tbt Steven Tyler was a surprise guest at Farm Aid 25 in Milwaukee in 2010. Willie and Steven sang, “One Time Too Many” together.

Willie Nelson, “American Classic”

Thursday, March 18th, 2021
americanclass Such good listening.

Willie Nelson And Sons Perform Frank Sinatra’s “A Cottage For Sale”

Monday, March 15th, 2021
by; Michael Broerman

Last month, Willie Nelson released his 71st album, That’s Life, a covers compilation comprised entirely of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra. On Friday, the 87-year-old country star shared a live performance video of the Sinatra hidden gem “A Cottage For Sale”, performed alongside his sons Lukas and Micah.

While it might be easy to react to a Willie Nelson cover of a Frank Sinatra song with skepticism, their distinct styles blend together surprisingly well. As Nelson noted with the announcement of That’s Life, “I learned a lot about phrasing listening to Frank. He didn’t worry about behind the beat or in front of the beat, or whatever — he could sing it either way, and that’s the feel you have to have.”

Fittingly, this performance of “A Cottage For Sale”—first written in 1929 and released 30 years later on Ol’ Blues Eyes’ No One Cares album—finds that very same “behind the beat” styling at work. In addition to the depressing reality of the song’s lyrics describing a once love-filled cottage now derived of any emotional warmth, the swing-and-waltzes backing of Lukas’ Promise of the Real bandmates make the Sinatra rarity sound like it could be a Nelson original. The Red Headed Stranger himself appeared to be happy with the take as well, as he can be heard saying “that was a good one” at the end of the video.

Farm Aid V (March 14, 1992) (Irving, Texas)

Sunday, March 14th, 2021
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Thanks to Janis Tillerson, for sharing a photo of her ticket from Farm Aid V , Irving, TX, March 14, 1992.

Willie Nelson, “Yesterday’s Wine”

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Miracles appear in the strangest of places
Fancy meeting you here
The last time I saw you was just out of Houston
Sit down, and I’ll buy you a beer
Your presence is welcome with me and my friend here
This is a hangout of mine.
We come here quite often and listen to music
Partaking of yesterday’s wine

Yesterday’s wine, I’m yesterday’s wine
Aging with time, like yesterday’s wine
Yesterday’s wine, I’m yesterday’s wine
Aging with time, like yesterday’s wine

You give the appearence of one widely travelled
I’ll bet you’ve seen things in your time
Sit down beside me and tell me your story
If you think you’ll like yesterday’s wine
Yesterday’s wine, yesterday’s wine

Aging with time, like yesterday’s wine
Yesterday’s wine, I’m yesterday’s wine
Aging with time, like yesterday’s wine