“Me and Paul”, a song written and recorded by Willie Nelson for the label, was first recorded for the RCA label on May 4, 1971, at RCA Victor Studio, 800 17th Ave. South, Nashville, TN. Seven other songs were recorded on the same session, Willie was accompanied at the recording session by: David Kirby (guitar), Pete Wade (guitar), Chip Young (rythm guitar), David Zettner (guitar), Weldon Myrick (steel), Robert Thompson (banjo), Junior Huskey (bass), Jerry Carrigan (drums), Hargus Robbins and Jer
Song written by Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Bruton & Mike Utley. It was recorded by Willie Nelson & Kris Kristofferson for the soundtrack , Songwriter (Columbia 1984), was released in October 1984, reached the position number 21 of the USA country charts. The soundtrack was nominated to the Oscars, but lost with Purple Rain. Two of the songs on the album are duets, five are sung by Nelson and four by Kristofferson.
Folk song written by Steve Goodman, the first recording was made, Steve Goodman, for the Buddah label, was recorded on March 23, 1970, and released in 1971. The song would be included on the album, Steve Goodman (Buddah 1971).
The most successful version is the on
Goodman got the idea while traveling on the Illinois Central line for a visit to his wife's family. The song has been recorded by numerous artists both in the US and Europe, including two major hit versions: first by Arlo Guthrie in 19
"If You've Got the Money (I've Got the Time)" is the 1950 country music debut single released by Lefty Frizzell on September 14, 1950. The song is the second song ever recorded by Lefty Frizzell during his very first session with Columbia Records in July 1950. The song rose to #1 and Lefty built on its success to create his very influential career.
"Seven Spanish Angels" is a song written by Troy Seals and Eddie Setser, and recorded by Ray Charles as a duet with Willie Nelson. It was released in November 1984 as a single from Charles' 1984 album Friendship. Charles and Nelson split the verses, with Charles singing the first and Nelson the second, Charles sang the first and second choruses with Nelson joining for the outro. It was also included on Nelson's 1985 compilation album Half Nelson. "Seven Spanish Angels" was the most successful of
"Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" is a popular Christian hymn written in 1907 by Ada R. Habershon with music by Charles H. Gabriel. The song is often recorded unattributed and, because of its age, has lapsed into the public domain. Most of the chorus appears in the later songs "Can the Circle Be Unbroken" and "Daddy Sang Bass".
A reworked version of the song, intended as a funeral hymn, was wr
"Nothing I Can Do About It Now" is a song written by Beth Nielsen Chapman, and recorded by American country artist Willie Nelson. It was released in April 1989 as the first single from the album A Horse Called Music. It was Nelson's fourteenth number one single on the U.S. Country Singles chart. The single spent one week at number one and a total of fifteen weeks on the chart.
The song, about life on tour, came about when the executive producer of the film Honeysuckle Rose approached Nelson about writing the song for the film's soundtrack. "On the Road Again" became Nelson's 9th Country & Western No. 1 hit overall (6th as a solo recording act) in November 1980, and became one of Nelson's most recognizable tunes. In addition, the song reached No. 20 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 7 on the Adult Contemporary chart. It was his biggest pop hit to that time and won him
"Ramblin' Fever" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Merle Haggard. It was released in May 1977 as the second single and title track from the album Ramblin' Fever. The song reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart
"Forgiving You Was Easy" is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Willie Nelson. It was released in February 1985 as the first single from the album Me & Paul. "Forgiving You Was Easy" was Willie Nelson's tenth number one single as a solo artist. The single went to number one for one week and spent fourteen weeks on the country chart