Willie Nelson and sons pay tribute to Tom Petty with ‘For Real’ cover

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Proceeds will benefit a homeless charity

Willie Nelson – ‘Ride Me Back Home’ review

Willie Nelson’s story is one of country music’s most genuinely delightful. While Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Hank Williams and other big names from the OG yeehaw scene lived lives filled with tragedy and addiction, the perma-chilled Willie has spent the past 86 years with a beatific smile on his face. And that’s not just because he’s been pleasantly stoned...

Willie Nelson cancels shows due to ill health

Willie Nelson has cancelled a number of tour dates after abruptly ending a show at the weekend after just one song. Nelson, 84, was performing at the Harrah's Resort SoCal in San Diego on Saturday (January 6) when he was forced to abandon his set after playing opening track 'Whiskey River'. Reports suggest that Nelson "was coughing and apparently experiencing some difficulty breathing...

Willie Nelson had to cut a concert short due to ill health

Willie Nelson had to cut his concert short last night (August 12), after he experienced breathing problems. - Exclusive NME offer: Save £10 on Amazon Music Unlimited plans with code NME10 The concert took place in Salt Lake City and saw Nelson check in to hospital due to the respiratory issues. A few hours after the incident, Nelson took to his official website to ease...

Watch Keith Richards and Willie Nelson perform together during tribute concert

Keith Richards and Willie Nelson
Keith Richards and Willie Nelson performed on stage together last night (April 6) at a tribute concert honouring the late country music artist Merle Haggard. The concert fell on the one-year anniversary of Haggard's death, who passed away from pneumonia last year aged 79. Haggard was one of country music’s biggest stars during his 1960s peak, and won two Grammys...

20 songs about cheating

songs about cheating
Getting cheated on isn't fun. You just want to curl up into a ball and never leave your safe, warm bed ever again. Likewise, getting caught cheating isn't fun either. You're obviously not happy in your relationship and you end up looking like a dick to everyone. It's a sticky situation whichever side you're on. Happily, there are a barrel load...

Willie Nelson to launch chain of cannabis shops

The business venture is 'a culmination of Willie’s vision and his whole life'

Willie Nelson duets with Jimmy Kimmel and takes ‘pot quiz’ cannabis test – watch

The country singer appeared on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' from SXSW festival in Austin

Barack Obama joins Willie Nelson for awkward performance of ‘On The Road’ – watch

Performance came during all-star tribute concert for US troops earlier this week