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Willie Nelson is a country singer and songwriter best known for hit songs including “Crazy” and “On the Road Again.”
Willie Nelson - Full Biography (45:25)
Patsy Cline - Crazy (2:23)
Willie Nelson is recognized worldwide as an American troubadour and icon. Willie has remained relevant through five decades with his music and as the face of such social causes as Farm Aid and the legalization of Hemp.
Musical legend Ray Charles describes what makes Willie Nelson so special as a singer and songwriter, and what makes his voice unique.
In 1962, County Music legend Patsy Cline recorded Willie Nelson's song, "Crazy," a song he'd written while driving.
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