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Willie Nelson Won't Have To Sing Or Appear In Court On Drug Possession Charge

30th March 2011

Willie Nelson won't have to play for his freedom in a Texas court - he has been fined for marijuana possession.A Hudspeth County prosecutor suggested the country star should perform his song Blue Eyes Crying...

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Willie Nelson Judge Insists Star Won't Get Special Treatment In Her Courtroom

30th March 2011

A Texas judge insists Willie Nelson won't receive special treatment in her courtroom, despite reports suggesting the prosecutor wants the country star to sing for his freedom.The grizzled singer/songwriter was arrested for misdemeanour marijuana possession...

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Nelson Makes Wildlife Charity Single A Family Affair

22nd March 2011

Willie Nelson has followed Susan Boyle's lead and re-recorded the Rolling Stones' Wild Horses to raise cash for a wildlife charity.The grizzled country star and members of his family have revamped the tune for an...

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Nelson To Join Jackass Stars For Adventure Movie

7th March 2011

Willie Nelson is set to join the madcap Jackass crew for a new treasure hunt movie.Johnny Knoxville has recruited the grizzled country legend for new movie Mustache Riders, which will also star Bam Margera and...

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Fascinating Fact 11006

2nd March 2011

Documentaries about Willie Nelson and former Hole star Patty Schemel will debut at the Sxsw conference and festival in Austin, Texas later this month (Mar11). The King of Luck, Billy Bob Thornton's look at country...

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Fascinating Fact 10979

28th February 2011

LIONEL RICHIE has reached out to TAYLOR SWIFT to record a new version of his 2003 song Angel for his forthcoming duets album, Tuskegee. The soul star has re-recorded his most popular hits with the...

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Haggard Plans Supertrio With Nelson And Kristofferson

28th December 2010

Country music icons WILLIE NELSON, MERLE HAGGARD and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON are working on a new supertrio project for 2011 after meeting up at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. earlier this month (Dec10).Haggard, who...

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Prince Advises Justin Bieber

10th December 2010

Prince has advised Justin Bieber to "get a good teacher". The 52-year-old star is one of the 16-year-old singer's biggest influences and now his idol has spoken out to give him tips on emulating his...

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Beatles, Nelson & Prince Songs Among Grammy Hall Of Fame Nominees

10th December 2010

Classic recordings by THE BEATLES, WILLIE NELSON and PRINCE are among the 2011 inductees into the Grammy Hall of Fame.Every year, the Recording Academy's trustees select a collection of songs considered to be of lasting...

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Nelson Relying On Old Lawyer To Fight New Drug Charge

8th December 2010

Country music legend WILLIE NELSON has rehired the lawyer who made a previous charge for drug possession disappear 16 years ago to fight his latest marijuana bust.The veteran singer was arrested in Texas last month...

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Connie Hamzy Speaks About Rock Star Relationships On Howard Stern

8th December 2010

CONNIE HAMZY, the American woman from Arkansas who is best known as being a prominent 'groupie' and who claims to have had sexual relations with some of the world's biggest rock-stars, appeared on Howard Stern's...

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Snoop Dogg Defends Nelson

7th December 2010

Rapper SNOOP DOGG has come to the defence of WILLIE NELSON following his arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession - insisting officials should leave the country music icon alone and start treating him with "respect".The...

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Nelson Only Facing Misdemeanour Drug Charge

4th December 2010

Country star WILLIE NELSON has escaped a possible jail term following his arrest for marijuana possession in Texas last week (26Nov10) - he will only face a fine after police determined the drug stash was...

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Willie Nelson Mug Shot Surfaces Online Following Arrest

30th November 2010

Authorities have released the 'mug shot' picture of country music legend WILLIE NELSON following his arrest for marijuana possession last Friday (26th November 2010), reports the UK's Daily Mail. The image has since surfaced online...

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Willie Nelson Charged After Tour Bus Drug Raid

30th November 2010

The American country music legend Willie Nelson has been charged with marijuana possession after 6 ounces of the drug were found on his tour bus in Texas, reports the UK's Daily Mail. US Border Patrol...

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The Things They Tweet 1289

28th November 2010

"All things considered, Willie Nelson should have a federal issue, No Limit Marijuana license. End of story." Rocker SLASH jokes about WILLIE NELSON's recent arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession.

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Nelson Charged With Drug Possession

28th November 2010

Country legend WILLIE NELSON has been charged with marijuana possession following his Friday morning (26Nov10) arrest in Texas.The singer's tour bus was pulled over by Border Patrol police at a Sierra Blanca checkpoint and an...

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Nelson Arrested For Marijuana Possession

27th November 2010

Country legend WILLIE NELSON was arrested in Texas on Friday morning (26Nov10) on suspicion of drug possession.The singer's tour bus was pulled over by Border Patrol police at a Sierra Blanca checkpoint at around 9am...

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Nelson Arrested For Marijuana Possession

26th November 2010

Country legend WILLIE NELSON was arrested in Texas on Friday morning (26Nov10) on suspicion of drug possession.The singer's tour bus was pulled over by Border Patrol police at a Sierra Blanca checkpoint at around 9am...

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Tyler Rocks Out With Nelson

4th October 2010

AEROSMITH frontman STEVEN TYLER made a surprise appearance on stage with WILLIE NELSON on Saturday night (02Oct10) as part of a charity show in Wisconsin.The country legend headlined the annual Farm Aid concert with John...

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Nelson Renews Call To Eat Healthy By Buying Local Produce

4th October 2010

Country star WILLIE NELSON urged concertgoers at a benefit show in Milwaukee to show their support for U.S. farmers by choosing to buy local produce instead of imported goods at the supermarket.The singer co-founded the...

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Icon Don Black

2nd September 2010

Songwriter Don Black is to be honoured as a Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI) Icon.The lyricist - best known for writing songs for the James Bond film franchise, including 'Thunderball', 'Diamonds Are Forever' and 'The Man...

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Star-studded Gala For Nelson And Kristofferson

31st August 2010

Veteran singers WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON were serenaded by DOLLY PARTON and LYLE LOVETT as they were each handed a top award at a country music gala on Sunday (29Aug10).The stars - along with...

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Nelson's Hippie Look Made Him An Outsider In Nashville

27th June 2010

WILLIE NELSON fears his hippie look held him back at the beginning of his career - because straight-laced Nashville, Tennessee music executives didn't give him the credit he deserved.The country music legend was inducted into...

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The Things They Say 17110

26th June 2010

"Retire? Why? I don't do anything now." WILLIE NELSON has no plans to retire at 78.

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Nelson Lands Street Name Honour

28th May 2010

Country icon WILLIE NELSON will be honoured in his native Texas - officials in Austin have decided to name a street after the star.The veteran singer hails from Abbott, Texas and has lived near Austin...

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Nelson Cuts Off Trademark Long Locks

27th May 2010

Country music legend WILLIE NELSON has shocked fans by cutting off his trademark long locks in favour of a new shoulder-length hairstyle.The singer is famous for his waist-length tresses and recently revealed he had backed...

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Dry Gulch Kid For Lindsay Lohan?

26th May 2010

Lindsay Lohan has been offered a role in 'The Dry Gulch Kid'. The troubled actress - who was recently told by a court she had to wear an alcohol monitoring bracelet as part of her...

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Lohan's Texas Movie Is For Real

26th May 2010

Embattled actress LINDSAY LOHAN wasn't lying when she told a Los Angeles judge she had a movie lined up in Texas - she's in negotiations to star in a new film alongside WILLIE NELSON.The country...

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Nelson & Kristofferson Land Top Country Honours

21st May 2010

Country singers WILLIE NELSON and KRIS KRISTOFFERSON have each landed 2010 Leadership Music Dale Franklin Awards.The stars will be handed their honours at a lavish gala in Nashville, Tennessee on 29 August (10). The Leadership...

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