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“It’s Willie Wednesday, a good day for a sneak preview of my tribute to Poodie Locke, which will be in the Austin City Limits Festival program this weekend. Thanks to ACL; love to all of Poodie’s family and friends.”
Turk Pipkin has written a moving tribute to Poodie Locke, Willie Nelson’s stage manager who passed away last May. His article will be in half a million copies of the Austin City Limits Festival Program this weekend. in Austin. He is kindly letting us read it first
It’s Friday night at Poodie’s Hilltop, the Spicewood, Texas roadhouse founded by Texas music legend, Randall “Poodie” Locke. For over three decades, Poodie has been Willie Nelson’s stage manager, a great friend of up-and-coming Texas music acts, and the most popular party animal since Norm on Cheers.
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Author/film maker/producer/humanitarian Turk Pipkin co-authored “The Tao of Willie,” with Willie Nelson. You can read about his movie “One Peace at a Time” and other humanitarian work he is involved at www.nobelity.org.