The performances come from a 2004 Willie Nelson Special aired on cable television; guests include many well-known musicians.
One of country music's most enduring legends, Willie Nelson has enjoyed international success for decades. The down-to-earth superstar is filmed on June 7, 2000 at a historic performance in Amsterdam, Holland. Singing tunes that span his entire diverse career, Nelson celebrates the first performance of his grand 2000 European tour. Some of the highlights include emotional renditions of 'Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain', 'Georgia On My Mind', 'Milk Cow Blues', and 'Always On My Mind'.
Willie Nelson performs at ACL Live at The Moody Theater, Austin, Texas in March, 2014. Set List: Whiskey River (Johnny Bush cover), Still Is Still Moving to Me, Beer for My Horses (Toby Keith cover), Good Hearted Woman (Waylon Jennings cover), Funny How Time Slips Away, Crazy, Night Life, Down Yonder (Bobbie Nelson solo), Me and Paul, Texas Flood (Larry Davis cover) (with Lukas Nelson), Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys (Ed Bruce cover), On the Road Again, Will You Remember Mine (with Lily Meola), Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, I Saw the Light (Hank Williams cover),
Billy Bob's Texas is the world's largest Honky Tonk located in the heart of the historical Ft. Worth Stockyards. On this 25th edition of the LIVE AT BILLY BOB'S TEXAS series, Willie Nelson performs his most popular songs live to a packed house.
The legendary Willie Nelson is in fantastic form on this 1990 Austin City Limits performance. The DVD includes his classic songs, Whiskey River, On The Road Again, Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain and Always On My Mind. The DVD also features a couple of duets with Shelby Lynne. This DVD includes performances that have not been available until now.
Country music legend and American icon Willie Nelson is joined on stage by some of the biggest names in music for a once-in-a-lifetime concert event to celebrate his 70th birthday.
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In May 2004, Willie Nelson took the stage in Los Angeles and proved once again why he's long been considered one of the most soulful musicians ever to cross over from country music into mainstream. Hosted by James Caan, this concert has Nelson teaming up with the likes of Bob Dylan, Kid Rock and Keith Richards for reinterpretations and reinventions of some of his best hits, including "I'll Never Be Free" and "Trouble in Mind."
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Recorded in 1984, Willie Nelson, one of the most influential musical figures of the past quarter century performs on this DVD for the first time with Ray Charles. Filmed live at the Austin Opera House.
Willie Nelson appeared at the US Festival on June 4, 1983. It was billed as Country Day, with Willie performing alongside such artists as Waylon Jennings, Alabama, Hank Williams, Jr., and Emmylou Harris. The US Festival was held over two weekends in 1982 and 1983. Steve Wozniak, cofounder of Apple Computer, funded the concerts and accompanying technology exposition, as well as the construction of a brand-new outdoor venue in Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernadino, CA. Nearly every musical genre was represented by bands as diverse as U2, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen, The Police and The Clash. Over the combined seven days of the festival, more than one million people passed through the entrance gates.
When Willie Nelson and album producer Daniel Lanois set out to create a cinematic-sounding album, "Teatro", they took over a disused movie theatre in Oxnard, California, and pictured its dusty glory on the cover art. Recorded as-live in situ amid the red velvet seats, Teatro sees Nelson working extensively with his frequent collaborator Emmylou Harris, who joins him for duets and on backing vocals. Recorded 1998. Wim Wenders filmed the event.
Recorded Live at Jazz at Lincoln Center s Frederick P. Rose Hall on February 10, 2009. Once in a while the stars align and something magical happens...as on the night Jazz at Lincoln Center presented a salute to the late, great bluesman, Ray Charles. Two musical iconoclasts, Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis, along with the stunning songstress Norah Jones, collectively brought their unique musical perspective to the legendary artist s hits such as Hallelujah I Love Her So, Hit the Road Jack, and Unchain My Heart. The evening s musicians are supported by insightful and vibrant performances from saxaphonist Walter Blanding, pianist Dan Nimmer, bassist Carlos Henriquez, drummer Ali Jackson, and harmonica great Mickey Raphael.
Singer and songwriter Willie Nelson was the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The all-star tribute featured performances by Nelson, as well as Edie Brickell, Leon Bridges, Rosanne Cash, Ana Gabriel, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Raul Malo of The Mavericks, Neil Young, Promise of the Real, Buckwheat Zydeco and past Gershwin Prize honoree Paul Simon
When two musical icons like Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis join forces for a concert, you know you're in for something special and this DVD delivers exactly that. Filmed over two nights in January 2007 at New York's Lincoln Center, this magical show sees Willie and Wynton combine their unique talents in a blend of jazz, blues and country music which takes in Willie Nelson originals, traditional songs and standards by the likes of Hoagy Carmichael, Jimmy Reed and Duke Ellington. The tracks are intercut with interview segments in which Willie Nelson and Wynton Marsalis give fascinating insights into the choice of songs they performed and the intoxicating mix of musical styles that resulted. 1) Rainy Day Blues 2) Georgia On My Mind 3) Bright Lights, Big City 4) Basin Street Blues 5) Caldonia 6) Night Life 7) Stardust 8) My Bucket's Got A Hole In It 9) Ain't Nobody's Business 10) Don't Get Around Much Anymore 11) Sweet Georgia Brown 12) That's All 13) Down By The Riverside