Starpulse.com

Willie Nelson

Nelson,_Willie

Biography:
Birth Name: Willie Hugh Nelson
Born: 1933/04/30
Birth Place: Abbott, Texas, U.S.
Years Active: 1956-present
Genres: Country, Country Rock, Outlaw Country, Alternative Country

Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 30, 1933) is an American country singer-songwriter, author, poet, actor and activist. Nelson was one of the main figures of the Outlaw Movement, a subgenre of country music that developed between the end of the 1960s and early 1980s. Nelson is also recognized for his contributions to charity and for his activism for the legalization of marijuana and for the use of biofuels. Nelson plays a Martin N-20 nylon-string acoustic guitar equipped with a Baldwin three-cord pickup, named Trigger, which he’s owned since 1969. Nelson started studying music from mail order material that his grandparents gave him. He wrote his first song at age seven and joined his first b...

Continue Bio


Albums:

The Wall

Wives And Girlfriends

Live From Austin, TX

Band Of Brothers

Willie Nelson And Friends

Ultimate Collection

Willie And Family Live

Country Masters: Willie Nelson

Red Headed Stranger

More Albums


News:
5 Albums To Check Out : This Week In Music 5 Albums To Check Out : This Week In Music

Willie Nelson Willie Nelson's Stolen Armadillo Returned To Singer

Daft Punk Grammys Five Best Performances From The 2014 Grammys

Willie Nelson Willie Nelson Axes SeaWorld Concert Over 'Scheduling Conflicts'


Photo Gallery:
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie
Nelson,_Willie

View All Pictures


Videos:
Miranda Lambert Looks Better Than Ever! See The Country Music Star's Amazing Physical Transformation

Top 10 Country Songs of All Time

Country Music Legend Ray Price Dead At 87

Country Legend Ray Price Dies

All Video News


Popular Movies:

When Angels Sing

Swing Vote

Beer for My Horses

Surfer, Dude

Blonde Ambition

The Unforeseen

Broken Bridges

The Dukes of Hazzard

The Big Bounce

More Credits


Related Artists:

Mickey Gilley Marty Robbins