Willie Nelson’s new album, “God’s Problem Child” out April 28th (The wait is almost over!)

God’s Problem Child
Sony Records
“Old Timer”

“You’ve been down every highway
Burned your share of bridges
You found forgiveness
You think that you’re still a young bull rider
Till you look in the mirror and see an old timer”

The wait is almost over for Willie Nelson’s new album, “God’s Problem Child”, set to be released by Sony Records next month, on April 28th. We keep getting teased with these amazing new videos of songs from the new album, like this beautiful video for the song, “Old Timer.”

“God’s Problem Child,” due April 28, is Nelson’s ninth studio album since he signed a new record deal with Sony Legacy in 2012, an average of two per year.Willie’s 7th Legacy collection, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin , won a Grammy Award in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category this year. The album debuted at #1 on both the Top Current Jazz chart and the Top Traditional Jazz chart following its release in February 2016. This is Willie’s 12th Grammy over the course of his career.

Once again, Willie collaborated with friends on his new album, and the result is all the magic and majestry that his collaborations continue to give us. He and Nashville friend, producer, songwriter Buddy Cannon wrote eight new songs on this latest collection, including, “Old Timer”. Jamey Johnson and Tony Joe White and Willie wrote the title song, “God’s Problem Child” together. The last song on the album, “He won’t Ever Be Gone” was written by Willie and Gary Nicholson, a tribute to their friend Merle Haggard.

“We weren’t planning on making a concept record or anything,” Cannon told music journalist Mikal Gilmore in an essay about the album. “He’s a born troubadour. That early genius that was him and his songs is still there.”

If you can’t wait for your favorite local independent record store to sell it on April 28th, you can pre-order it here:



1. Little House On The Hill (Lyndel Rhodes)
2. Old Timer (Donnie Fritz / Lenny LeBlanc)
3. True Love (Willie Nelson / Buddy Cannon)
4. Delete And Fast Forward (Willie Nelson / Buddy Cannon)
5. A Woman’s Love (Mike Reid / Sam Hunter)
6. Your Memory Has A Mind Of Its Own (Willie Nelson / Buddy Cannon)
7. Butterfly (Sonny Throckmorton / Mark Sherrill)
8. Still Not Dead (Willie Nelson / Buddy Cannon)
9. God’s Problem Child (Jamey Johnson / Tony Joe White)
10. It Gets Easier (Willie Nelson / Buddy Cannon)
11. Lady Luck (Willie Nelson / Buddy Cannon)
12. I Made A Mistake (Willie Nelson / Buddy Cannon)
13. He Won’t Ever Be Gone (Gary Nicholson)


Willie Nelson & Legacy Recordings – In February 2012, Willie Nelson entered into an historic new record deal with Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, marking a label homecoming for Nelson, who, from 1975-1993, had cut a phenomenal string of top-selling singles and albums for Columbia Records, beginning with 1975’s seminal smash Red Headed Stranger. New titles by the artist under the Legacy imprint will include newly recorded songs and performances as well as archival releases, personally curated by the artist, drawn from all phases of his career including his recordings for RCA Records and others.

Since signing with Legacy, Willie Nelson has sold more than 1 million albums for the label.

Nelson’s album releases for Legacy Recordings have included:

For The Good Times: A Tribute To Ray Price (2016)

Summertime:Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin (2016)

Django and Jimmie (2015)

December Day: Willie’s Stash, Vol. 1 (2014)

Band of Brothers (2014)

To All The Girls… (2013)

Let’s Face The Music And Dance (2013)

Heroes (2012)

WillieNelson.com, LegacyRecordings.com

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