WIllie Nelson Memoir, “It’s a Long Story” (May 2015)




Willie Nelson’s memoir, It’s a Long Story: My Life, is due out May 5 via Little, Brown and Company. The book finds Nelson and writer David Ritz telling the story of the musician’s six decades in the music industry including 100 albums, 10 Grammys, the Kennedy Center Honors and the Country Music Hall of Fame induction.

Also covered in the book is Nelson’s high-profile activism for the legalization of marijuana and hemp, the founding of a groundbreaking philanthropic organization and stories from his personal life.

David Ritz has previously collaborated with the likes of Buddy Guy for a biography, which won the ASCAP’s 2013 Timothy White award for outstanding musical biography.

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