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Willie Nelson Cancels Tour Citing “Breathing Problem”

Country legend Willie Nelson has canceled the remaining dates of his current tour due to health issues. In a statement shared on social media, the 86-year-old…
Maggie Serota / August 8, 2019

The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Mark Spitz / July 14, 2019

Willie Nelson Announces New Album Ride Me Back Home, Releases Title Track

Willie Nelson has announced a new album titled Ride Me Back Home and shared the title track, a plaintive ode to equine freedom inspired by the herd at Nelson's…
Tosten Burks / April 26, 2019

Here’s Who a Bunch of Musicians Donated to in the 2020 Democratic Primary

Presidential candidates have filed fundraising reports for the first three months of the 2020 campaign! This information has presumably inspired heated debate about each candidate's momentum and viability…

Stream Willie Nelson and Josh Homme’s “Cruel Cruel World” Recordings From Red Dead Redemption 2

Willie Nelson and Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme have each recorded new music for the soundtrack to the massively popular Wild West video game Red Dead…
Rob Arcand / November 4, 2018

Willie Nelson – “Vote ‘Em Out”

Willie Nelson debuted his new song "Vote ‘Em Out" at a Beto O’Rourke rally last month. O’Rourke is a Democrat running for senate in Texas against Republican…

Watch Willie Nelson Debut New Song “Vote ’Em Out” at Beto O’Rourke Rally

Willie Nelson performed at a rally Saturday night in support of Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke. During the rally in Austin, the musician unveiled…
Rob Arcand / September 30, 2018

Willie Nelson to Headline Beto O’Rourke Rally in Austin

Willie Nelson is performing at a rally in Austin Saturday night in support of Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke. The songwriter will perform at Austin's…
Rob Arcand / September 29, 2018

Watch the Video for Willie Nelson’s Version of Sinatra Favorite “One For My Baby (And One More For the Road)”

The inimitable Willie Nelson is taking one of Frank Sinatra's greatest signature tunes for a spin on his new album of Chairman of the Board favorites, My…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 10, 2018

Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, Paul McCartney, and More Remember Aretha Franklin

Legendary Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin has died at age 76 of complications from advanced pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from her family. Universally admired for her iconic voice and…
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 16, 2018

Willie Nelson Announces New Album of Frank Sinatra Hits My Way, Releases “Summer Wind”

Willie Nelson has announced his followup to his album of original songs from earlier this year, Last Man Standing: an album of Frank-Sinatra-popularized standards called…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 19, 2018

Senate Hopeful Beto O’Rourke Jams with Willie Nelson at Fourth of July Picnic: Watch

Before he was an El Paso city councilman and running for Ted Cruz's Senate seat as a Texas democrat, Beto O'Rourke played in punk bands…
Rob Arcand / July 5, 2018

Stream Willie Nelson’s New Album Last Man Standing

Willie Nelson's new album Last Man Standing can now be streamed in full. Announced in February, the album's title appears to be a reference to…
Rob Arcand / April 27, 2018

The Country-Centric Restoration Is the Elton John Tribute Album You Should Hear

Two different tribute albums to the classic songbook of Elton John and lyricist Bernie Taupin were released today. One of them, Revamp, invited a big tent of contributors…
Andy Cush / April 6, 2018

Video: Willie Nelson – “Me and You”

Living legend Willie Nelson has returned with "Me and You," a wry new song from his forthcoming album Last Man Standing. "Me and You" is addressed to a companion, but it's…
Anna Gaca / March 14, 2018
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