Willie Nelson Biography (Willie Nelson Biography)( American musician)
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American musician William Nelson was born in Abbott, Texas in 1933. After his father's death and the disappearance of the mother, bringing up Willie and his sister were engaged grandparents, grandchildren, welcoming passion music. Willie chose the guitar, and in seven years he wrote his first song, Bobby played the piano.
Nelson became the first group Raychecks, they later Bobby joined the ensemble fiddler Bud Fletcher, and very soon, Willey moved to the role of frontman. In the mid-50s Nelson worked as DJ at a local radio station, and in 1956 went to Vancouver, where he recorded his debut single "Lumberjack", three thousand copies dispersed. The next few years the young man worked as a DJ, . performed in clubs and writing songs for other artists, . while in 1960, not moved to Nashville, . where he soon signed a contract with 'Liberty Records' and launched successful singles and make Cherokee Cowboys,
. When a few years later the company closed its country-department, Nelson switched to RCA, which was recorded until the late 60s, and became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
However, at the beginning of the next decade of his affairs have gone no matter, the songs just to get to the top 40, and decided to end the country, Nelson returned to Texas, where he began to speak with a pop-rock-folk numbers that relished Atlantic Records. But this alliance did not last long, in 1975, the musician switched to Columbia, who provided him with full freedom of action.
Released the same year, "Stardust" remained in the charts for 10 years and sold four million copies. In the second half of the 80 Nelson played in country-star supergroup Highwaymen with Jennings, . Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson, . continued to record solo records, . to act in films and participate in charitable organizations (in 1985, Nelson founded Farm Aid - Relief Society for American farmers),
In 1993 was published record "Across the Borderline", written by the singer helped Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Paul Simon, Shineyd O Connor and others. Then followed "Spirit" (1996), "Teatro" (1998), produced by Daniel Lanois, nearly instrumental "Night and Day" (1999). "Milk Cow Blues" (2000) - the third album for Island Records and the first pure blues in a discography of Willie Nelson. Recorded plate attended guitarists Jimmie Vaughan and Derek O Brien, keyboardist Riley Osborne, drummer George Rains, bassist Jon Blondell. Furthermore, among the guest stars appear on BB King, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, cab Mo, Susan Tedeschi.