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Willie Nelson gathered with close friends and fellow musicians to celebrate his upcoming 80th birthday at a taping of CMT CROSSROADS: WILLIE NELSON & FRIENDS FROM THIRD MAN RECORDS in Nashville last week.  The unforgettable episode is slated to air in late June on CMT, and will honor the superstar’s milestone birthday as he swaps lyrics on some of his most-loved songs with Sheryl Crow, Jamey Johnson, Norah Jones, Ashley Monroe, Leon Russell and Neil Young.  A long-time admirer of Nelson, Jack White hosted the special from his Nashville-based studio, Third Man Records.  Country music icon Nelson turns 80 on April 29, and released his latest Legacy Recordings album Let’s Face The Music And Dance on Tuesday, April 16.

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Willie Nelson Lukas Nelson Just Breathe - CountryMusicRocks.net

Check out the Making of “Just Breathe” with Willie Nelson and his son Lukas.  With Father’s Day quickly approaching on Sunday, June 17, this is a great video to watch and celebrate the holiday on Sunday.  “Just Breathe” can be found on Willie’s new album HEROES available now in stores as well as iTunes by clicking HERE.

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Willie Nelson is back with a brand new album, HEROES, available today May 15.  The first release under the artist’s historic new deal with Legacy, HEROES is essential Willie Nelson, a seamless collection of top-flight pop-country songs (including covers from the 30s and 40s and new songs by Willie, his sons, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson, and more) performed with the easy-going homespun warmth and honesty that have become his trademarks.

To celebrate the release of Willie Nelson’s new album, we have an AUTOGRAPHED copy of HEROES to give away! One winner will be randomly selected after contest closes on May 25.  To enter to win, please fill out the form below.  One Entry Per Person.  Good Luck!

Willie Nelson’s new album HEROES is available in stores now as well as digitial musical outlets such as iTunes by clicking HERE. To learn more about Nelson’s new release, please click HERE.

Willie Nelson Hereos - CountryMusicRocks.net

Legacy Recordings is pleased to announce the upcoming release of Heroes, the eagerly-awaited album of new songs and re-imagined classics performed by Willie Nelson, America’s legendary outlaw country music avatar, on Tuesday, May 15.

The first release under the artist’s historic new deal with Legacy, Heroes is essential Willie Nelson, a seamless collection of top-flight pop-country songs (including covers from the 30s and 40s and new songs by Willie, his sons, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson, and more) performed with the easy-going homespun warmth and honesty that have become his trademarks.

Produced by Buddy Cannon, Heroes was mainly recorded by Steve Chadie at Pedernales Recording Studio in Austin, Texas (with three tracks–”Hero,” “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” and “Come On Back Jesus”–recorded by Butch Carr at Cannon Productions and Sound Emporium Recording Studios in Nashville).

Backing Willie and his guitar, Trigger, on Heroes is The “Roll Me Up” Band featuring Kevin “Swine” Grantt (bass), Bobby Terry (electric guitar, acoustic guitar), Jim “Moose” Brown (piano, Wurlitzer, B-3 organ),  Mike Johnson (steel guitar), Tony Creasman (drums), Mickey Raphael (harmonica), Lukas Nelson (electric guitar).

Additional musicians on the record include Paul Shaffer (B-3 organ), Butch Carr (synthesizer), Steve Brewster (drums) and producer Buddy Cannon (bass, acoustic guitar).  Melonie Cannon, Buddy Cannon, Lance Miller and Kris Kristofferson contribute background vocals to Heroes.

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International icon Lionel Richie will release Tuskegee, his much-anticipated Country duets album, in March on Mercury Nashville, after debuting songs on the national broadcast of “The 45th Annual CMA Awards,” airing live Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.

During the broadcast Richie will perform select duets of his runaway hits with Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, and Rascal Flatts. Richie is no stranger to the CMA Awards stage. In 1984, Richie performed “Lady” with Kenny Rogers and in 1986, he performed “Deep River Woman” with Alabama.

“Twenty-five years is too long to wait and we are thrilled to have Lionel back on the CMA Awards stage performing alongside our superstar acts,” said CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore. “This is what the CMA Awards are known for. Those one-of-a-kind collaborations you don’t want to miss because everyone will be talking about it the next day.”

“The 45th Annual CMA Awards” is hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and features performances by Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Thompson Square, Keith Urban, Chris Young, Zac Brown Band, plus Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter singing their hit collaboration “You and Tequila,” Rascal Flatts and Natasha Bedingfield singing their current hit duet “Easy,” and co-hosts Paisley and Underwood in their first live televised-performance of their No. 1 song “Remind Me.”    

Lionel Richie’s Tuskegee Track-Listing:

“You Are” with Blake Shelton 

“Say You, Say Me” with Jason Aldean

“Stuck On You” with Darius Rucker

“Deep River Woman” with Little Big Town

“My Love” with Kenny Chesney

“Dancing On The Ceiling” with Rascal Flatts

 ”Hello” with Jennifer Nettles

“Sail On” with Tim McGraw

“Endless Love” with Shania Twain

“Just For You” with Billy Currington

“Lady” with Kenny Rogers

 ”Easy” with Willie Nelson

“All Night Long” with Jimmy Buffett


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