Tag: Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson, Stardust, 1978 on Columbia

Probably my favorite Willie Nelson album. Produced by Booker T Jones – Nelson using his newly found creative control to follow successful outlaw country records with a bunch…

Willie Nelson, Red Headed Stranger, 1975 on Columbia.

This was the follow up to Shotgun Willie, and was a commercial and critical breakthrough as Nelson moved away from RCA (with two albums on Atlantic in between)…

Willie Nelson, Always On My Mind, 1982 on Columbia.

I had always thought that “Always on My Mind” was a much older song than 1982 – and it turns out it is. It was recorded by Brenda…

Doug Sahm, Groover’s Paradise, 1974 on Warner Bros

Doug Sahm’s quite an interesting figure I knew little about until Vinyl Me Please introduced me to this LP. He was a founding member of the Sir Douglas…

Willie Nelson, Country Willie: His Own Songs, 1965 on RCA Victor

Nelson’s third LP, and his first for RCA Victor. Look how clean cut he is here, long before outlaw Willie. My copy is part of the Vinyl Me…

Willie Neslon, Heroes, 2012 on Legacy / Yep Roc Records.

Willie Neslon, Heroes, 2012 on Legacy / Yep Roc Records. My copy is part of the Story of Willie Nelson anthology from @vinylmeplease Another great set from Willie…

Patsy Cline, Showcase, 1961 on Decca.

Patsy Cline, Showcase, 1961 on Decca. My copy is a 2022 reissue from Vinyl Me, Please I don’t think I knew her version of South of the Border…

Willie Nelson, Across The Borderline, 1993 on Columbia.

Willie Nelson, Across The Borderline, 1993 on Columbia. Recently issued on vinyl for the first time as part of Vinyl Me, Please’s 2022 anthology The Story of Willie…

Willie Nelson & Ray Price, San Antonio Rose, 1980 on Columbia.

Willie Nelson & Ray Price, San Antonio Rose, 1980 on Columbia. I knew Willie Nelson had done a 2016 tribute album for Ray Price, who died in 2013…

Willie Nelson, Shotgun Willie, 1973 on Atlantic.

Willie Nelson, Shotgun Willie, 1973 on Atlantic. The beginning of Willie’s golden era – including my favorite Leon Russell penned Donny Hathaway tune “A Song For You” My…

Willie Nelson, For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price, 2016 on Legacy

Willie Nelson, For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price, 2016 on Legacy Great tribute album – I think @willienelsonofficial sounds fantastic in all he’s released in…