Willie Nelson, Live from the 'Fresh Air' Studios Our celebration of Willie Nelson's 75th birthday continues with an excerpt from a 1996 visit with the outlaw-country legend. He joined us in our studios for a conversation — and a few songs, including "Amazing Grace," "Family Bible" and "Crazy."
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Willie Nelson, Live from the 'Fresh Air' Studios

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Willie Nelson, Live from the 'Fresh Air' Studios

Willie Nelson, Live from the 'Fresh Air' Studios

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Our celebration of Willie Nelson's 75th birthday continues with an excerpt from a 1996 performance and interview with the outlaw-country legend.

He and his timeworn Martin guitar joined us that year in our studios for a wide-ranging conversation and a solo acoustic set that included "Amazing Grace," the autobiographical "Family Bible" and the country-crossover hit "Crazy," which Patsy Cline turned into the biggest jukebox hit of all time.

(You can hear the complete interview and performance on this page.)