VIDEO: True American Music Legend Willie Nelson Is Cultural Force, Activist, Actor, Author
By Space Coast Daily // February 21, 2018
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ABOVE VIDEO: The word “legend” gets overused a lot, especially when talk turns to musicians. But Willie Nelson is the true embodiment of the word. The writer of such country standards as “Crazy,” “Hello, Walls,” and “Funny How Time Slips Away,” Nelson long ago distinguished himself as one of America’s great stylists, his Texas baritone blending country, blues, jazz, rock, and Latin into a form that might easily just be called “Willie’s music.” Along the way, he’s become a cultural force, as well, as an activist, actor, and author. SEE SOUTHERN LIVING Q&A>>>
BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA – Born in Texas in 1933, country singer and songwriter Willie Nelson rose to prominence at the end of the 1960s and contributed to the “outlaw country” subgenre, which challenged the conservatism of Nashville.
During his lengthy, award-winning career, he has written some of the most popular and memorable country songs of all time, many of which have been covered by a wide range of artists over the last half-century.
Now 84-years-old, Nelson continues to record and tour, as well as devoting a considerable amount of time to various charitable and political causes. CLICK HERE to see more on Biography.com>>>
Country music icon Willie Nelson will perform on the evening of Saturday, March 3 at Space Coast Daily Park, located in the heart of Brevard County, Florida.
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