This day in Willie Nelson history: Best Country Vocal Performance: “Always on My Mind” (2/23/83)

On February 23, 1983, Willie Nelson wins Best Country Vocal Performance for ‘Always On My Mind.  The song won three times during the 25th annual Grammy awards including awards for songwriters Wayne Carson, Johnny Christopher and Mark James earn Song of the Year.

Album Track listing

  1. “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man” (Chips Moman, Dan Penn)
  2. “Always on My Mind” (Johnny Christopher, Mark James, Wayne Carson Thompson)
  3. “A Whiter Shade of Pale” (Gary Brooker, Keith Reid, Matthew Fisher)
  4. “Let It Be Me” (Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë, Gilbert Bécaud)
  5. “Staring Each Other Down” (Chips Moman, Bobby Emmons)
  6. “Bridge over Troubled Water” (Paul Simon)
  7. “Old Fords and a Natural Stone” (Bobby Emmons, Chips Moman)
  8. “Permanently Lonely” (Willie Nelson)
  9. “Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning” (Gary P. Nunn)
  10. “The Party’s Over” (Willie Nelson)

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