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Willie Nelson
Willie Nelson

Background information
Birth name Willie Hugh Nelson
Born April 30, 1933
Origin Abbott, Texas, U.S.
Genre(s) Country
Country Rock
Outlaw country
Alternative Country
Years active 1956—present
Label(s) RCA Records
Island Records
Columbia Records
Atlantic Records
Lost Highway Records
Associated acts Waylon Jennings
The Highwaymen
Johnny Cash
Kris Kristofferson
Roger Miller
Ray Price
Snoop Dogg
Merle Haggard
Kurt Nilsen
Faron Young
Emmylou Harris
Dolly Parton
Juice Newton
Toby Keith
Sheryl Crow
Norah Jones
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Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American country singer-songwriter, author, poet, actor and activist. He reached his greatest fame during the outlaw country movement of the 1970s, and remains iconic, especially in American popular culture.

Country Music (2010) American Classic (2009) Lost Highway (2009) Willie And The Wheel (2009) Two Men With The Blues (2008) Moment Of Forever (2008) Songbird (2006) You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker (2006) Countryman (2005) Songs (2005)

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Willie Nelson Avoids Jail Sentence Over Marijuana Charge

March 29, 2011
Willie Nelson has avoided a jail sentence for marijuana possession after the judge said he couldn't be 'mean' to the singer. The country singer was arrested back in November on charges of drugs possession after police found 6 ounces of marijuana on his tour bus. Nelson has now been let off with just a fine, reports The Sun.   Read more 

Snoop Dogg Launches Attack On Police Over Willie Nelson's Drug Arrest

December 7, 2010
Snoop Dogg has spoken out about Willie Nelson's recent arrest on charges of drug possession. Nelson was one of three people arrested and was briefly held before being released on a $2,500 bond.   Read more 

Willie Nelson Arrested For Drugs Possession

November 27, 2010
Willie Nelson has been arrested on charges of drugs possession after police found 6 ounces of marijuana on his tour bus. The bus was pulled over at a checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, Texas on Friday morning (November 26).  Read more 

Willie Nelson Announces June 2010 UK Tour Dates

March 9, 2010
Country legend Willie Nelson has announced two UK shows for the summer. The 76-year-old star will play Manchester Apollo on Thursday June 10th and London Hammersmith Apollo the following day.  Read more 

Willie Nelson Backs Calls To Impeach President Bush

February 20, 2008
Outspoken country singer Willie Nelson has called on America to impeach George Bush for crimes he believes the President has committed.  Read more 

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