Nelson, Willie, 1933-

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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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referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 4/18/80 [1]
referencedIn McNamee, Wally. McNamee, Wally, photographic archive ca. 1955-2000 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Miller, Townsend, 1919-1989. Miller, Townsend, collection, 1952-1983 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Jeff Newman Southern Lights, Northern Cross Photograph Collection, 1978-2004 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection artist name files, 1940-2005 (artists L-P). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Willie Nelson Collection Collection 021., 1975-1994 Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos
referencedIn Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.). Soap Creek Saloon business records, 1971-1987. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Ave Bonar Photographs, [85-311; 88-325; 97-71; 98-020; 2009-122]., 1974-1996 Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 1/24/79 [2]
referencedIn Wally McNamee Photographic Archive, AR2002-011; 2002-027; 2002-097; 2002-180; 2003-032; 2003-085., ca. 1955-2000 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Nelson, Willie, 1933-. Bloody Mary morning / by Willie Nelson. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wittliff, William D. The red-headed stranger : screenplay / by William D. Wittliff ; based on the album by Willie Nelson. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 12/7/79 [1]
referencedIn Newman, Jeff. Newman, Jeff, Southern Lights, Northern Cross photograph collection, 1978-2004. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Bonar, Ave,. Bonar, Ave, photographs, 1974 - 1996. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.). Soap Creek Saloon posters, 1966-1989. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 9/15/80 [2]
creatorOf Shrake, Edwin. Edwin Bud Shrake Papers 1900-2010 (bulk 1900-2009). Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
referencedIn Louanne Pulliam Photographs, ca. 1970-1980 87-271 . Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Miller, Townsend, collection 91-088; 98-081., 1952-1983 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Willie Nelson Collection Collection 021., 1975-1994 Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos
referencedIn Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.). Soap Creek Saloon photographs, 1971-1987. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Biography -- Nelson, Willie. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
creatorOf Nelson, Willie, 1933-. Original verses, 1976-1982 / by Willie Nelson. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 10/1/80 [1]
referencedIn The, Daily Worker, and, The Daily World, Photographs Collection, Bulk, 1930-1990, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
creatorOf Wittliff, William D. The red-headed stranger : screenplay / by William D. Wittliff ; based on the album by Willie Nelson. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
referencedIn Milosevich, Paul, 1936-. Papers, 1974-1980. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Earle, Eugene. Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Edwin (Bud) Shrake Papers Collection 008., 1936 - ongoing (Bulk: 1960-1993) Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Soap Creek Saloon Archives 23285081, 23285116, 23285151, 23285179, 23835008., 1966-1989 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Presidential Files. 1977 - 1981. 9/2/77
creatorOf Nelson, Willie, 1933-. Willie Nelson Collection, 1970-[ongoing]. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Staff Secretary. 1976 - 1981. Staff Scheduling Memoranda. 1977 - 1978. 9/1/77-9/14/77
referencedIn Shrake, Edwin. Edwin (Bud) Shrake papers, 1936-[ongoing], (bulk 1960- 1993). Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
referencedIn Pulliam, Louanne. Pulliam, Louanne, photographs, 1970-1980. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn “Austin Seen” Photograph Collection. AR. 2000. 016., 1939-1984., 1969-1984. Austin History Center, Austin Public Library , 810 Guadalupe, Austin, Texas, 78701.
referencedIn Zakarin, Marc,. Churchmouse/Moyssi Programs , 1974-1984, undated. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
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associatedWith Austin History Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Bonar, Ave person
associatedWith Bonar, Ave, person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Earle, Eugene. person
associatedWith Farm Aid. corporateBody
associatedWith Fischer, Jody person
associatedWith McNamee, Wally person
associatedWith McNamee, Wally. person
associatedWith Miller, Townsend, 1919-1989 person
associatedWith Milosevich, Paul, 1936- person
associatedWith Nelson, Willie person
associatedWith Nelson, Willie, 1933- person
associatedWith Newman, Jeff person
associatedWith Newman, Jeff. person
associatedWith Pulliam, Louanne person
associatedWith Pulliam, Louanne. person
associatedWith Shrake, Edwin. person
associatedWith Shrake, Edwin. person
associatedWith Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.) corporateBody
associatedWith Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.) corporateBody
associatedWith Soap Creek Saloon (Austin, Tex.) corporateBody
associatedWith Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos corporateBody
associatedWith Willie Nelson Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Wittliff family family
associatedWith Wittliff, William D. person
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Abbott TX US
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Popular music--1961-1970--Lead sheets
Texas Literature
Music--Texas--20th century
Music--20th century
American literature--20th century
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Birth 1933-04-29

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