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Willie Nelson

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26:46

The World According to Willie

Country music singer and songwriter Willie Nelson's newest book is The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart. Nelson, who has been performing for more than 50 years, has recorded 250 albums and appeared in 25 films. (Original airdate: 5/25/06)

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Willie Nelson's Guide to Happiness

Country music singer and songwriter Willie Nelson has written a new book, The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart. Nelson has been performing for over 50 years. He's recorded 250 albums and appeared in 25 films. He's also the author of a number of books, including the best-sellers Willie and The Facts of Life and Other Dirty Jokes.

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Willie Nelson Sings 'Crazy' and More on 'Fresh Air'

Willie Nelson turns 70 years old next week. We mark the occasion with a 1996 interview and in-studio performance; the country-music icon tells Terry Gross about the genesis of songs like "Family Bible" and "Crazy" — the song Patsy Cline turned into a country classic — and gets out his guitar for intimate, idiosyncratic performances of several landmark tunes.

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