Posts Tagged ‘Willie Nelson’
WILLIS ALAN RAMSEY'S SELF-TITLED FIRST ALBUM WAS RELEASED IN 1972, AND FANS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THE FOLLOW-UP EVER SINCE.

More On Willis Alan Ramsey And His Fort Worth Gig

Jeff Prince
The Outlaw era of the 1970s exploded just as I was becoming a rebellious teenager obsessed with music. Before long I was hooked on Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Steven Fromholz, Michael Murphey, and other artists who grew l...


SONNY CARL DAVIS (Photo via Sonny Carl's Facebook page and Sun Radio)

Sonny Carl Davis on Windsor, Alamo, Evil Bong, Willie Nelson

Jeff Prince
Sometime back in the early 1990s I stumbled across Last Night at the Alamo (1983), an obscure black-and-white film directed by the tortured Texas maverick Eagle Pennell. For years I’d pull the VHS tape out at perfect times an...



PAULA NELSON PUT ON A BRAVE FACE DURING HER ARREST BASED ON THIS PHOTO POSTED ON HER FACEBOOK PAGE. (Photo by Kevin Lance)

Paula Nelson (Daughter Of Willie) Arrested For Marijuana In Texas

Jeff Prince
Yesterday was April 20, a special date for pot enthusiasts (a common code among marijuana users is “420″). Menard County deputies weren’t feeling festive. They arrested Paula Nelson, daughter of Texas Music ic...


WILLIE NELSON BETTER FIND HIS OLD HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL HELMET IF HE PLANS TO POKE HIS HEAD IN THE TEXAS GUBERNATORIAL RACE.

Wendy Davis Uses Icon, Barbecue To Entice Voters

Jeff Prince
Wendy Davis is calling in the big guns in her attempt to become the next governor of Texas. The former Fort Worth city councilwoman and state senator is combining two Texas legends — barbecue and Willie Nelson — to ...



FROMHOLZ IN 2005 WHILE LIVING IN A TRAILER ON LARRY JOE TAYLOR'S RANCH WHILE RECOVERING FROM HIS STROKE. (photo by Jeff Prince)

Texas Music Icon Steven Fromholz Dies In Hunting Accident

Jeff Prince
Singer-songwriter, poet, actor, outdoorsman, and good guy Steven Fromholz died yesterday from an accidental rifle shot while hunting at an Eldorado ranch not far from San Angelo, according to the Schleicher County Sheriff’s O...


Willie celebrates a special 4th, Thu.

The Picnic Turns 40

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Ah, the power of round numbers! It’s always a special occasion when Willie Nelson throws his annual Willie’s Picnic for the Fourth of July, but this year marks both the country music legend’s 80th birthday and the picnic...



DEPUTY LASARO SALGADO AND SNOOP DOGG AKA LION (photo courtesy of Lasaro Salgado)

Snoop Throws Dallas Cowboys A Bone; Fiona Apple Who?

Jeff Prince
Here’s a Snoop Lion photo we didn’t have room for in this week’s cover story (“Happy New Year From Sierra Blanca…But Leave Your Weed At Home,” Dec. 27, 2012). Lion wore a Dallas Cowboys swea...


Cover by Jacob Thomas

Happy New Year from Sierra Blanca

… but leave your weed at home.
JEFF PRINCE
SIERRA BLANCA — A cloak of anonymity hung over Sierra Blanca for much of its 131-year history — until Willie Nelson got thrown in the pokey in 2010. The Hudspeth County Jail is a big employer in this desolate little town ab...



Guy Clark Tribute CD Does Him Justice

Jeff Prince
The late Townes Van Zandt is often lionized as Texas’ sharpest songwriter, but his best friend Guy Clark ultimately created the body of work that best represents the Lone Star State’s gritty, literate honesty. Lyrical brill...


Read, See, Hear All About Cover Boy Lukas Nelson

Jeff Prince
If you’ve read this week’s cover story on Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and want to hear what he sounded like during his picnic performance, I’ve posted videos for your listening pleasure. You’r...