Willie Nelson to Perform at Gene Autry 100th Birthday Celebration

Willie Nelson announced today on the Bill Mack satellite Cowboy xm radio show that he would be performing at the celebration to honor Gene Autry’s 100th birthday on September 29, 2007, in Los Angeles.

Willie said that he and Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson got to know Gene Autry pretty well when then were in LA.  Willie said he named his son Lukas after him (Lukas Autry Nelson), and that when Lukas was born, “Gene was the first guy to hold him.”

Entertainment:

 
Glen Campbell, Willie Nelson, Norm Crosby, Joe diGenoma, Joe Pesci

You can find out more information about the celebration at www.geneautry.com or http://www.autrynationalcenter.org

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