Nelson, Willie, 1933-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1933-04-29
Americans
English, English

Biographical notes:

Willie Nelson, a.k.a. Willie Hugh Nelson, (b. April 29, 1933, Abbott, Texas), award-winning singer-songwriter, social activist, and actor Willie Nelson was born in 1933, and raised in Abbott, Texas. After selling many songs to other singers in Nashville in the 1960s, Nelson returned to Austin in 1971, and quickly became known as a performer in his own right on a national and international scale. His most famous songs include "Crazy", "Georgia On My Mind", "Whiskey River", "Blue Eyes Cryin' in the Rain", and "On the Road Again."

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Subjects:

  • Popular music--1961-1970--Lead sheets
  • Texas Literature
  • Music--Texas--20th century
  • Music--20th century
  • American literature--20th century

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Places:

  • Abbott, TX, US