Happy Birthday Willie Nelson | Playlist Of Willie's Best

Today, music legend Willie Nelson turns 81 years old. Not that we expected any different from the Red Headed Stranger, but the Texas native is still going strong into his golden years. In fact, Nelson was just awarded a fifth-degree black belt in a martial art called GongKwon Yusul. We can't imagine there are many other 80-somethings who have accomplished such a feat.

[Photo by Paul Giunta]

In honor of Willie's birthday we've prepared a playlist featuring ten of our favorite songs from Nelson's long and illustrious career. Whether it's "Luckenbach Texas," "On The Road Again" or "Always On My Mind," each features Willie's distinctive flair and down-home vocal delivery. Take a listen:

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[Published on: 4/29/14]

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