Contact Us

Happy Birthday, Willie! The Top 5 Willie Nelson Songs of All-Time [VIDEOS]

Getty Images

Happy birthday to the coolest dude, well, ever!

The redheaded stranger Willie Nelson is 79 years old today. I’ve seen Willie in concert in Austin several times, Tyler, Dallas/Ft. Worth a few times and I never get tired of his show! It is always awesome and totally cool.

What makes Willie Nelson so cool — I think it’s his attitude and the freedom I feel when I hear him sing and play that old ragged guitar, Trigger! I don’t know if Willie would agree with me, but he is a legend. His unique nasal voice, his music which is jazzy, bluesy, country, rockabilly and folk all rolled into one, the  way he plucks his guitar, the way he dresses and keeps his hair long, it works. It is so Willie.

There is no other artist like him and there probably never will be.

Willie seems to live his life on “his” terms, not how other people think he should live his life, and he has definitely lived a crazy life.

In honor of Willie’s 79th birthday, join with me in celebrating with my five favorite Willie Nelson songs of all-time. No. 1 is a no-brainer for me, and it will always stay that way!

1. ‘Always On My Mind’

2. ‘Whiskey River’

3. ‘Crazy’

4. ‘Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground’

5. ‘Pancho and Lefty’

Best of 101.5 KNUE

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for KNUE Country Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive KNUE Country Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.