Willie Nelson celebrates 75th birthday with box set

Country legend's biography and singles collection also on the way

Willie Nelson celebrates 75th birthday with box set
Willie Nelson will celebrate his 75th birthday with the release of a four-disc, career-spanning box set.

'One Hell Of A Ride' is due out in the US on April 1, and features 100 songs from the country legend's 50-year-plus career, spanning1954 to 2007.

The deluxe set also includes liner notes by Joe Nick Patoski, who has written about Nelson throughout his career for various publications, and will publish the biography 'Willie Nelson: An Epic Life', this spring.

In addition, Legacy Recordings has announced they will release a collection of Nelson's numerous Number One hits, aptly titled ''#1s', on April 29, the day before the singer's 75th birthday.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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