With more than 100 albums to his credit, Willie Nelson is no stranger to recorded music. But this foray into spoken-word compact disc is vintage Willie: totally unpredictable, charming, passionate, and utterly unique.
When Willie received the Academy of Country Music's Pioneer Award, it was Kris Kristofferson who summed up Willie's wild nature best---and presaged this magnificent spoken-word performance. "Willie", he said, "you're a carved-in-granite-samurai-poet-warrior-Gypsy-guitar-pickin' wild man with a heart as big as Texas the greatest sense of humor in the West."
About the Author
Born in Abbott, Texas, on April 29, 1933, Willie Nelson is one of the most popular, prolific, and influential songwriters and singers in the history of American music. A Kennedy Center honoree in 1998, he has been inducted into a number of music halls of fame and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. During the past six decades, he has recorded more than one hundred albums, appeared in several films, and written two New York Times bestsellers: Willie: An Autobiography and The Facts of Life and Other Dirty Jokes.