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The Gospel According to Willie Nelson

Singer, songwriter, guitarist and actor Willie Nelson recently released two new albums. With "Spirit," Nelson is the first country musician to record with Island Records. He recorded "How Great Thou Art" with his sister, Bobbie Nelson. That CD is a collection of gospel standards, like "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" and "Just A Closer Walk With Thee."


Other segments from the episode on July 16, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 16, 1996: Interview with Willie Nelson; Review of the MSNBC cable news channel.


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