This month In Blues Legends 01/12

Willie Dixon, Bobby 'Blue' Bland, Lightnin' Hopkins, Junior Wells, Albert Collins, BB King, Jimmy Johnson, Hubert Sumlin ,David Johansen, Charlie Musselwhite, Lucky Peterson, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Taj Mahal, Gregg Allman

This week In One-Off Collaborations 02/52

Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones, Taj Mahal & Gregg Allman, Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis, Joan Baez & John Denver, Lulu & Maurice Gibb, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, Rod Stewart & Ronald Isley, Mary J. Blige & Eric Clapton, David Bowie & Damon Albarn, Carly Simon & James Taylor, Melanie C & Natalie Appleton, Foo Fighters, Slash & Tenacious D

This week In One-Off Collaborations 41/52

Sarah Dash & Nona Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen & Sam Moore, Smokey Robinson & Daryl Hall, Alicia Keys & John Mayer, Lana Del Rey & Chris Isaak, Michael Bublé & Chris Botti, Jackson Browne & Gregg Allman, Paul Simon & George Harrison, John Lee Hooker & Ry Cooder, Sting & Tom Jones, Bono & Zucchero, Inti Illimani & Peter Gabriel

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson. ‘Simple Nelson’

This day (April 29, 1933), in Abbott, Texas, U.S., is born Willie Hugh Nelson a.k.a Willie Nelson, American singer, songwriter and activist

Tracklist :

1 . Hello Walls

2 . Mr. Record Man (1969)

3 . Bloody Mary Morning (Austin City Limits, 1974)

4 . If You’ve Got The Money Honey (1977)

5 . Live Medley (w/ Bee Gees, Glen Campbell, 1979)

6 . Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (Midnight Special 1980)

7 . Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Austin City Limits, 1981)

8 . You Were Always On My Mind (1982)

9 . Stardust (HBO Special, 1983)

10 . On the Road Again (Farm Aid, 1985)

11 . Whiskey River (Farm Aid, 1986)

12 . Island In The Sea (1987)

13 . I Never Cared For You (1988)

14 . There You Are

15 . City of New Orleans (w/ The Highwaymen)

16 . Graceland (w/ Paul Simon, Farm Aid, 1992)

17 . Hard Times (w/ Bob

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 38/52

Freddie King, Duane Allman, Albert King, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Page, B.B. King, Jeff Beck, John McLaughlin, Steve Howe, Steve Hackett, Terje Rypdal, Shawn Lane, Ralph Towner, John Abercrombie

Willie Nelson does not sing Frank Sinatra’s repertoire like Sinatra. He sings it his way.

Willie Nelson's 'My Way' is his sixty-eighth studio album featuring Norah Jones on one song, produced by Buddy Cannon and Matt Rollings and released on September 14, 2018 by Legacy Recordings

Willie Nelson

Rolling Stone



“He didn’t worry about behind the beat or in front of the beat, or whatever – he could sing it either way, and that’s the feel you have to have.”

The Mainichi



a bluesy intimacy that may make some of those who don't care much for Sinatra's braggadocio and bombast on his own version give the song another chance. The Art Desk

He doesn’t amp up the croon factor or melodrama like so many young Bublé wannabes. He simply inhabits the songs

Willie Nelson - My Way

AMAZON . ITUNES .

Recorded on January 12 & 13, 2007, "Two Men with the Blues" is a