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Willie Nelson Through the Years

The American treasure still going strong after 50 years

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Fred Foster, president of Monument Records, poses with his newest signees, Fred Carter and Willie Nelson, in the early Sixties.

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Farm Aid

Willie Nelson performs at the 1986 Farm Aid II concert. The fundraising concert, organized by Nelson and John Mellencamp, was held in Manor, Texas, located just north of Austin.

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All Smiles

Willie Nelson poses with his bus "Honeysuckle Rose" outside the Mirage Casino in the early Nineties in Las Vegas.

Neil Young, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson

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Farm Aid

Neil Young, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson performing at Farm Aid in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 7th, 1990. 

Willie Nelson and Roger Clinton

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Willie Nelson and Roger Clinton

Willie Nelson on stage with his children and Roger Clinton at Farm Aid on April 25th, 1993.  

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‘Maria (Shut Up and Kiss Me)’

Willie Nelson on the set of his video for the song "Maria (Shut Up and Kiss Me)" at Red Rock West Saloon in New York City in May, 2002.  

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Willie Nelson and Friends: Live and Kickin’

Former President Bill Clinton and Willie Nelson during "Willie Nelson and Friends: Live and Kickin'" at the Beacon Theatre in New York City on April 9th, 2003.  

Willie Nelson and Toby Keith

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Super Bowl XXXVIII

Willie Nelson and Toby Keith perform during the pre-game show at Super Bowl XXXVIII between the New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 1st, 2004.

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‘CMT Homecoming: Jimmy Carter in Plains’

Willie Nelson and former President Jimmy Carter at the taping of CMT Homecoming: Jimmy Carter in Plains, in 2004.   

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Stagecoach Music Festival

Willie Nelson performs during the Stagecoach Music Festival held at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, California on May 5th, 2007.

Willie Nelson Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, Amy Nelson and Randy Houser

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Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown Tour

Willie Nelson and Family are joined by Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, Amy Nelson and Randy Houser during Willie Nelson's Country Throwdown Tour 2011 at the Woods in Fontanel in Nashville, Tennessee on June 3rd, 2011.

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Farm Aid

Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson and friends on stage at the Farm Aid Concert at the Livestrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas on August 13th, 2011.

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