Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Willie Nelson: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Talking to Willie Nelson is, on one hand, a straightforward experience.


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Jack White to Headline Farm Aid 2014 Alongside Neil Young, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp & Dave Matthews

Jack White doesn’t seem to care too much about baseball, but he does care about America’s farmers. And to show his appreciation he’s headlining this year’s Farm Aid in Raleigh, North Carolina.


A woodcut by Elizabethan physician William Bullein, from 'A Newe Booke entituled Government of Healthe', published 1559. (Photo by Henry Guttmann/ Hulton Archive/ Getty Images)

Your Perfect Astrological Song, Sung by an Artist With Your Astrological Sign

Maybe you can feel it in the cosmic energy surrounding us, but Mercury is no longer in retrograde and Jupiter is probably not currently aligned with Mars.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–07/10/2014

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New Music to Know: Mary Sarah Goes From Kidz Bop to the Grand Ole Opry

Mary Sarah got her start with kidz, and is now working with legends like Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard on her album ‘Bridges.’ She talks to us about connecting with her elders, the sage advice she was given, and what songs not to listen to in the car (because they will make you weep).

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–07/10/2014

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Willie Nelson Tops Country Charts for First Time Since The 1980s

With his latest album “Band of Brothers,” Nelson reached No. 1 on the Billboard country album chart this week. It’s his first time in that spot since the 1980s.


Willie Nelson, Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp Joins Willie Nelson on Stage in Boston

During Nelson’s show in Boston Tuesday night, actor Johnny Depp joined the band on stage and played guitar for the entire set.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–06/19/2014

Willie Nelson (Credit: Maria Ives)

Willie Nelson’s ‘Luck Ranch’ Damaged & Destroyed In Severe Storm [Photos]

Willie Nelson says that “Luck is a tough town,” and that is where his private ‘Luck, Texas’ ranch is located and the same place that was hit hard by a severe storm with tornado force winds that destroyed several buildings on Willie’s property and nearly everything sustained some sort of damage. Willie posted pics of the storms aftermath on his Facebook page and you can see them here…

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–06/18/2014

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Willie Nelson’s Luck, Texas Ranch Damaged During Storm

Willie Nelson released a brand-new album yesterday (June 17), Band of Brothers. But amidst the celebrations, he and his Family were also nursing some wounds, as portions of Nelson’s Texas ranch were damaged last week during a severe storm.


Musician Willie Nelson performs onstage during the 56th GRAMMY Awards (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Listen to a New Willie Nelson Song ‘The Git Go’ from His Upcoming ‘Band of Brothers’ Album

This month, Willie Nelson is set to release a new studio album, Band of Brothers, which consists of mostly new, original songs penned by the country legend himself (see the track list below). Today (June 6), a stream of one of the new songs premiered on Parade.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–06/06/2014

Willie Nelson (Credit: Maria Ives)

Willie Nelson Donates Archives to Texas University

The University of Texas at Austin will become the home of a major Willie Nelson archive. According to a press release, Nelson has donated a major portion of his collection of correspondence, song manuscripts, records and awards to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the university.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–05/12/2014



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