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Willie Nelson: The Songwriter Reflects On His Hits

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On the Road Again Willie Nelson
Whiskey River Willie Nelson
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Whiskey River
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The Complete Atlantic Sessions
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It's All Your Fault Willie Nelson
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It's All Your Fault
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You Don't Know Me: The Songs of Cindy Walker
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Willie Nelson

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I'm a Ramblin' Man Waylon Jennings
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Wanted! The Outlaws [Bonus Tracks]
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Waylon Jennings

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Waylon Jennings: An Outlaw Opens Up Musically

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Dirty Howard Fishman
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Dirty
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I Like You a Lot
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Howard Fishman

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Good Hearted Woman [Live][Version] Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson
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Good Hearted Woman [Live][Version]
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Wanted! The Outlaws [Bonus Tracks]
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Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson

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Babes in the Wood Steve Miller Band
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Babes in the Wood
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Book of Dreams
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Steve Miller Band

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In The American, George Clooney is an amoral hero who moves from country to country, sheds past lives, kills for money and crafts weapons. David Edelstein says Clooney is the "last guy I'd cast as an anonymous assassin." Giles Keyte/Focus Features hide caption

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'The American': An Abstract, Angst-Filled Art Thriller

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Jumpin' Punkins Buell Neidlinger
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Jumpin' Punkins
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Locomotive
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