In his new memoir, It's A Long Story, Willie Nelson writes about his early career as a DJ in Fort Worth. He can still recite what he'd say on the air. David McClister/Courtesy of Little, Brown and Company hide caption

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Willie Nelson: 'Ain't Many Of Us Left'

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Willie Nelson, seen performing in the U.K. in 1980, is one of the featured artists in Oxford American's Southern Music issue about Texas. David Redfern/Getty Images hide caption

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'Oxford American' Waltzes Across Texas

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Willie Nelson Dusts Off His Songwriting Chops

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Willie Nelson's new album, Band of Brothers, comes out June 17. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Band Of Brothers

<em>Audio for First Listens is no longer available after the album is released.</em>

Willie Nelson has recorded more than 100 albums and was given a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. David McClister/Courtesy of William Morrow hide caption

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Willie Nelson: Road Rules And Deep Thoughts

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