Tag Archives: Willie-Nelson

Poodies Locke Tributes, Jeff Tweedy Sued

Austin360.com has a nice story on the recently deceased Poodie Locke, Willie Nelson’s stage manager of 34 years. There is also a nice tribute video on YouTube. Jay Bennett, a former Wilco member, is suing…

Country Singer Vern “The Voice” Gosdin Dies

Singer Vern Gosdin, who recorded country music hits like the award-winning “Chiseled in Stone” during a 30-year career, has died. He was 74. Gosdin reportedly had a history of strokes and suffered the latest one…

Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Leon Russell, Doug Kershaw

More YouTubes goodies… Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Leon Russell, and Doug Kershaw play Hank Wwilliam’s “Jambalia” – 1974 Willie Nelson’s 2nd Annual 4th Of July Picnic. Bryan/College Station, TX [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H6me1FSPb8[/youtube]

Those Darlins Ready New Summer Release

Craig Shelburne  over at the CMT blog has posted a great video I had never see with Willie Nelson and fantastic bluegrass Melonie Cannon covering Willie’s Back to Earth. Speaking of Texas (Wille, Texas…same thing)…

Neal McCoy, Linda Davis and Michael Martin Murphey are 2009 Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

PopMatter.com’s Bob Proehl reviews Bob Wills’ newly released Tiffany Transcriptions and does a great job of highlighting the history of Wills and Western Swing. (Stay All Night (Stay a Little Longer): One More Time with…