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Remember Which Country Album Was the First to Be Certified Platinum?

Platinum certification for one million albums sold didn't begin until 1976, so while other recordings may have soared past this sales mark, 'Wanted: The Outlaws' became the first official platinum album that year. The project featured Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter and it would eventually go on to be certified double platinum.

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Willie Nelson on the Road Again After Health Scare

Willie Nelson gave his fans a major scare over the weekend when he canceled his Saturday night gig. Reports quickly surfaced that he was hospitalized because he was having trouble breathing, but fear not! The iconic country singer is back on the road again and he’s as fit as a fiddle.

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Willie Nelson Cancels Show Due to Hospitalization

Country legend Willie Nelson was forced to cancel his planned performance at a fundraiser in Castle Pines Village in Colorado on Saturday, August 18. The tireless singer and pot proponent, 79, reportedly pulled out of his appearance due to health problems.

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Willie Nelson Set to Headline 2012 Farm Aid Music Festival

Willie Nelson, along with rockers Dave Matthews, Neil Young and John Mellencamp, will headline and host this year’s annual Farm Aid Music Festival, which will take place at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Penn. on Sept. 22.

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Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Jr. + More Join 2012 CMT Awards Performance Lineup

Last week, the CMT Awards announced the beginnings of a performance lineup for the 2012 show. The original bill was already pretty stellar, as it includes big names like Carrie Underwood and Kenny Chesney on the roster. But the performance schedule got quite a bit sweeter when a few country icons and future country legends joined the ticket.

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Willie Nelson Talks ‘Heroes,’ Performs on ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’

Last night (May 14), progressive country star Willie Nelson stopped by ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ to talk about his new ‘Heroes‘ album, guitars and touring America in his legendary Honeysuckle Rose biodiesel bus. After the interview, the legendary singer performed ‘Texas Flood’ alongside his son, Lukas Nelson.

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Willie Nelson Gets His Own Statue In Austin [VIDEO]

A statue of the red headed stranger, Willie Nelson, will be unveiled in , where else, Austin. The unveiling , not surprising, is this Friday, April 20th, at 4:20pm. There is a reason for the time and date.

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Willie Nelson Reveals Why Patsy Cline Recorded “Crazy” [VIDEO]

One of the most played songs in country music is "Crazy", written and originally sung by Willie Nelson. But it is Patsy Cline's version that most know. In an interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal, Willie says Patsy's husband, Charlie Dick first asked about the song in 1962 in Tootsie's Orchid Lounge.

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The Outlaws Go Gold On This Day [VIDEO]

The album would change country music forever. It would start what was called the "outlaw" movement. It was call "Wanted: The Outlaws" and on this day in 1976 it would certified gold.

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It’s a Willie Nelson Wednesday [VIDEO]

On this day in 1992 Willie Nelson staged his fifth Farm Aid Concert in Irving, Texas and 40,000 fans showed up. Farm Aid was put together to help the American farmer keep his land. The first Farm Aid Concert was in 1985, when a lot of farmers in the nation were losing their land. Willie stepped up to help out along with friends John Mellenkamp and Neil Young.

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Rick’s Willie Picks [VIDE0]

One time when Willie Nelson came to town, I got some very cool souvenirs from his guitar tech. Click through for a quick video.

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Willie Nelson Highlights Weekend Entertainment Possibilities [VIDEO]

You'll have a chance to catch just about any kind of entertainment you desire this weekend in Lubbock, but the highlight has to be the Willie Nelson concert.

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