Texas History

The 20 Best Willie Nelson Songs

In honor of the Texas hero's 80th Birthday celebration and legendary 4th of July Picnic, we're celebrating Willie Nelson Week here on DC9 at Night. Check back for interviews, retrospectives and more.

We're calling this the 20 best Willie Nelson songs, but really that's just where we chose to stop. One of the things that makes him so beloved is the depth of his catalogue, which includes some fifty years of humble consistency as both a songwriter and masterful interpreter. So this is 20 we can't live without, but there will always be more -- tell us which Willie songs you love the most in the comments.

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