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"There's nothing that makes a parent happier than having your kids up there doing things with you," Willie Nelson says of his sons Micah and Lukas. Janis Tillerson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Illness, Willie Nelson Is On The Road Again With Family At His Side

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Willie Nelson sings about outliving friends, surviving death hoaxes and more on his latest album, Last Man Standing. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Willie Nelson On World Cafe

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Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer is on our short list of the best new albums out on April 27. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: April 27

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From left to right: Jackie King, Willie Nelson and Marian McPartland. Courtesy of South Carolina Public Radio hide caption

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Willie Nelson and Jackie King on Piano Jazz

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The Highwaymen. From left: Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson. Jim McGuire/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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46One Too Many Mornings

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    One Too Many Mornings
    Album
    Live: American Outlaws
    Artist
    The Highwaymen
    Label
    Sony Music
    Released
    2016

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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 performs during WXPN's Non-Commvention at World Cafe Live. Joe Del Tufo/WXPN hide caption

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Willie Nelson In Concert

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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

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Willie Nelson Dusts Off His Songwriting Chops

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Willie Nelson Brings It Back To Western Swing

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Wynton And Willie: Two Men Playing The Blues

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