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    Willie Nelson is among artists set to play at a virtual fundraiser for Colorado Democratic Senate candidate John HickenlooperJohn HickenlooperGardner on court vacancy: Country needs to mourn Ginsburg 'before the politics begin' Vulnerable GOP incumbents embrace filling Supreme Court seat this year GOP campaign director: 'There's no doubt that Republicans will control the Senate' MORE, who is locked in a close race with Sen. Cory GardnerCory Scott GardnerGraham: GOP will confirm Trump's Supreme Court nominee before the election Gardner signals support for taking up Supreme Court nominee this year Tumultuous court battle upends fight for Senate MORE (R). The virtual concert, deemed “Hick-a-palooza,” will be held next Wednesday for donors backing the former Colorado governor's Senate bid. Other artists participating...
    Willie Nelson has a challenging past when it comes to infidelity. In his new book, “Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band,” Nelson, 87, opens up about the ways his cheating affected his ex-wives. The country music legend’s first three marriages were back to back. From 1952-1962 he was married to Martha Matthews, from 1963-1971 he was married to Shirley Collie, and from 1971 to 1988 he was married to Connie Koepke. His final marriage was to Annie D’Angelo, whom he wed in 1991. JIMMY CARTER REVEALS WILLIE NELSON'S WHITE HOUSE POT-SMOKING PAL: 'ONE OF MY SONS' Willie Nelson and Annie D'Angelo attend Hard Rock International's Wille Nelson Artist Spotlight Benefit Concert  (Mike Pont/Getty Images) Nelson’s second wife,...
    Willie Nelson opens up about his past marital infidelities in his new book Me and Sister Bobbie. Nelson, 87, writes about how she cheated on his second wife Shirley Collie after having a daughter out of wedlock, Page Six reported Wednesday. The On The Road Again singer said that Collie found a piece of mail from a hospital in Houston letting her know something was up. The latest: Willie Nelson, 87, opens up about his past marital infidelities in his new book Me and Sister Bobbie. He was snapped last year in Texas  'I tried to play it off as no big deal,' he said. 'I told her that I had to go to the hospital for something minor.' The...
    Adorable puppy rescued from wildfire rubble in Northern California Heres why Trader Joe’s employees are so peppy Willie Nelson admits his cheating ways ruined his marriages © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Willie Nelson opens up about his past marital infidelities in his new book Me and Sister Bobbie. Nelson, 87, writes about how she cheated on his second wife Shirley Collie after having a daughter out of wedlock, Page Six reported Wednesday. The On The Road Again singer said that Collie found a piece of mail from a hospital in Houston letting her know something was up. © Provided by Daily Mail The latest: Willie Nelson, 87, opens up about his past marital infidelities in his new book...
    Musician Willie Nelson admitted he cheated on two of his ex-wives in a new memoir. Nelson cheated on two of his ex-wives, according to an excerpt from his memoir published Wednesday by Page Six. Nelson’s sister Bobbie co-wrote the memoir titled, “Me and Sister Bobbie.” View this post on Instagram A family that plays together stays together. Willie and Bobbie Nelson #ThrowbackThursday A post shared by Willie Nelson (@willienelsonofficial) on Oct 13, 2016 at 8:26am PDT In the book, Nelson revealed his second wife Shirley Collie found out he was cheating on her because of a hospital bill that came from Houston. “I tried to play it off as no big deal,” Nelson wrote. “I told her...
    Willie Nelson has been married 4 instances and is aware of he hasn’t at all times been an excellent husband. In “Me and Sister Bobbie,” a ebook co-authored by Nelson, 87, and his sister Bobbie, who performs in his band, the nation music legend writes truthfully about his marital shortcomings. The “Pancho & Lefty” singer confesses that his second spouse Shirley Collie found Nelson’s infidelity by way of the mail once they obtained a invoice from a Houston hospital. “I attempted to play it off as no huge deal,” Nelson writes. “I advised her that I needed to go to the hospital for one thing minor. “Shirley wasn’t shopping for that for one easy motive. The invoice mentioned the...
    Willie Nelson has been married four times and knows he hasn’t always been a great husband. In “Me and Sister Bobbie, ” a book co-authored by Nelson, 87, and his sister Bobbie, who plays in his band, the country music legend writes honestly about his marital shortcomings. The “Pancho & Lefty” singer confesses that his second wife Shirley Collie discovered Nelson’s infidelity via the mail when they received a bill from a Houston hospital. “I tried to play it off as no big deal,” Nelson writes. “I told her that I had to go to the hospital for something minor. “Shirley wasn’t buying that for one simple reason. The bill said the charges were for the birth of a baby...
    Willie Nelson has been married four times and knows he hasn’t always been a great husband. In “Me and Sister Bobbie,” a book co-authored by Nelson, 87, and his sister Bobbie, who plays in his band, the country music legend writes honestly about his marital shortcomings. The “Pancho & Lefty” singer confesses that his second wife Shirley Collie discovered Nelson’s infidelity via the mail when they received a bill from a Houston hospital. “I tried to play it off as no big deal,” Nelson writes. “I told her that I had to go to the hospital for something minor. “Shirley wasn’t buying that for one simple reason. The bill said the charges were for the birth of a baby girl,...
    Willie Nelson has been married four times and knows he hasn’t always been a great husband. In “Me and Sister Bobbie,” a book co-authored by Nelson, 87, and his sister Bobbie, who plays in his band, the country music legend writes honestly about his marital shortcomings. The “Pancho & Lefty” singer confesses that his second wife Shirley Collie discovered Nelson’s infidelity via the mail when they received a bill from a Houston hospital. “I tried to play it off as no big deal,” Nelson writes. “I told her that I had to go to the hospital for something minor. “Shirley wasn’t buying that for one simple reason. The bill said the charges were for the birth of a baby girl,...
    EX-PRESIDENT Jimmy Carter confirmed Willie Nelson smoked marijuana on the White House roof while he was in office – and he revealed one of his sons joined in. Nelson, a country music legend who's also been described as "America’s most famous stoner," first aired the story in his 1988 autobiography. 7The "On The Road Again" singer has sparked a joint in many places – and the White House is one of themCredit: Rex Features Nelson recalled enjoying a beer and "a fat Austin Torpedo" on the roof of the White House while taking in the view of Washington D.C. at night. But he was always coy about who let him up on the roof, sometimes speaking of a "friend" who...
    Jimmy Carter has set the record straight about who joined Willie Nelson in smoking pot on the roof of the White House during Carter's presidency. It wasn't a White House staffer member, it was one of Carter's sons. “When Willie Nelson wrote his autobiography, he confessed that he smoked pot in the White House one night when he was spending the night with me," Carter, 95, says in the new documentary, “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President" released Friday, according to the Los Angeles Times. “And he says that his companion that shared the pot with him was one of the servants in the White House. That is not exactly true — it actually was one of my sons, which he didn't want to categorize as a pot-smoker...
    One of Jimmy Carter's son smoked marijuana with Willie Nelson on the White House roof, the former president revealed in his new documentary.  In Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President, which explores the 39th president special connection with the music community, Carter shared that one of his sons got high with the country star. 'When Willie Nelson wrote his autobiography, he confessed that he smoked pot in the White House,' he said in the trailer for the documentary.  Willie Nelson visits with President Jimmy Carter at the White House 'And he says that his companion that shared the pot with him was one of the servants at the White House. That is not exactly true. It actually was one of...
    Former President Jimmy Carter is revealing that one of his sons smoked pot with Willie Nelson at the White House. Carter made his comments in a new documentary called: “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President.” Entertainment Weekly posted a video except of Carter talking about the incident. "When Willie Nelson wrote his autobiography, he confessed that he smoked pot in the White House, one night, when he was spending the night with me," Carter says. "He said that his companion, that shared the pot with him, was one of the servants at the White House. That was not exactly true. It actually was one of my sons, which he didnt want to categorize as a pot-smoker like him.” Carter, who...
    Former President Jimmy Carter admits in a new documentary that one of his sons smoked pot with Willie Nelson on the roof of the White House. Carter, 95, was asked about the legendary country crooner’s previous accounts of puffing on a “big fat Austin torpedo’’ atop 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in the doc “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President,’’ which came out in theaters this week, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. “[Nelson] says that his companion that shared the pot with him was one of the servants at the White House,’’ Carter said. “That is not exactly true. It actually was one of my sons.’’ Carter, who has three sons, did not identify his pot-puffing kid, but it appeared clear...
    Former President Carter admits in a new documentary that one of his sons smoked pot with Willie Nelson on the roof of the White House. Carter, 95, was asked about the legendary country crooner’s previous accounts of puffing on a “big fat Austin torpedo’’ atop 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in the doc “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President,’’ which came out in theaters this week, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. “[Nelson] says that his companion that shared the pot with him was one of the servants at the White House,’’ Carter said. “That is not exactly true. It actually was one of my sons.’’ Carter, who has three sons, did not identify his pot-puffing kid, but it appeared clear he...
    In a new documentary chronicling former President Jimmy Carter's appreciation of rock 'n' roll, the Georgia statesman talks about a night during which his "best friend," songwriter Willie Nelson, smoked marijuana with "one" of his sons on the roof of the presidential mansion. "When Willie Nelson wrote his autobiography, he confessed that he smoked pot in the White House," the 95-year-old Carter said in the trailer for Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President. "And he says that his companion was one of his servants at the White House, it actually was one of my sons." Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have four children together, three of whom are men. Nelson previously conceded that it "could have been" one of...
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    Dolly Parton cuddled with Willie Nelson in a throwback Instagram pic and fans flipped out in the comments section of the social media sharing site. In the caption, the country music legend honored her longtime friend for his work on A Holly Dolly Christmas. This project will reunite the pals for Dolly’s first holiday music album in 30 years. In the image, both looked directly at the camera. The celebrated country music singers and songwriters hugged each other close in a display of friendship, which Dolly called “lifelong” in the caption of the photo upload. The undated image appeared to have been taken in the 1980s. It was this period of time when Dolly wore her hair in this style...
    WILLIE NELSON is in lockdown at the 700-acre ranch in Texas Hill Country he simply calls “Luck”. “Well, I don’t like the situation, of course,” he says in his wonderfully lived-in drawl. “Nobody does but there’s not a lot I can do about it.” 14Willie Nelson could be America’s most legendary stonerCredit: Pamela Springsteen It’s a typically chilled response from country music’s greatest survivor or, if you like, America’s most legendary stoner. So how have you been spending your time shut away from the world? I ask. “Not been up to much,” he sighs. “Playing a little golf whenever the weather lets me. Mainly just hanging out.” And has your range of Willie’s Reserve cannabis products been helping you through?...
    Willie Nelson has revealed that his pal, the late singer Kenny Rogers originally had “tried to get” him to record “The Gambler,” Rogers most famous song ever. “Through the years, him and I [Rogers] were big pals,” the 87-year-old country singer shared during his appearance on the “Today” show. The comments were noted by Fox News in a piece published Wednesday. (RELATED: Celebrate Dolly Parton’s Birthday With Her Most Memorable Looks [SLIDESHOW]) “In fact, he tried to get me to record ‘The Gambler,'” he added, before explaining how he actually turned down the song by his pal, the “Coward of the County” hitmaker. (RELATED: Celebrate Anna Kendrick’s Birthday With Her Hottest Looks [SLIDESHOW]) WATCH: @WillieNelson reveals why he passed on...
    Willie Nelson revealed that his late friend and collaborator Kenny Rogers originally wanted him to record one of his most enduring and popular songs. Nelson and Rogers collaborated on a number of projects before the latter died in March at age 81. Speaking during a recent interview with the “Today” show, Nelson explained that Rogers’ famous song “The Gambler” was almost recorded by him instead. “Through the years, him and I were big pals,” Nelson told host Jenna Bush Hager. “In fact, he tried to get me to record ‘The Gambler.’” WILLIE NELSON'S FOURTH OF JULY PICNIC GOING VIRTUAL THIS YEAR Willie Nelson revealed that Kenny Rogers originally wanted him to record 'The Gambler.' (Reuters) The song became synonymous...
    SPICEWOOD, Texas (AP) — Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual. Fans can tune in to the nearly 50-year-old music bash Saturday via luck.stream and williepicnic.com. Tickets for the picnic are on sale at williepicnic.com. Other performers expected to play include Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley, Steve Earle and Nelson’s fellow Texas-based singers Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen and Kinky Friedman. Some of the artists will perform at Nelson’s Luck Ranch in Spicewood, northwest of Austin. Others will stream live from elsewhere. Nelson’s event started in 1972 and has been held most years since, moving around Texas and occasionally outside the Lone...
    Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going virtual this year over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Fans can tune in to the nearly 50-year-old music bash Saturday via luck.stream and williepicnic.com. Tickets for the picnic are on sale at williepicnic.com. Other performers expected to play include Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley, Steve Earle, and Nelson’s fellow Texas-based singers Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen and Kinky Friedman. WILLIE NELSON SIGNS, AUCTIONS OFF FACE MASKS GIFTED TO HIM SO THAT MORE PPE CAN BE MADE Some of the artists will perform at Nelson’s Luck Ranch in Spicewood, northwest of Austin. Others will stream live from elsewhere. Willie Nelson performs during his 46th annual Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic on...
    SPICEWOOD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — It won’t be stopped… just changed a little. This year Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is a go, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual. Fans can tune in to the nearly 50-year-old music bash Saturday via luck.stream and williepicnic.com. Tickets for the picnic are on sale on the Willie Nelson Picnic website. Other performers expected to play include Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley, Steve Earle and Nelson’s fellow Texas-based singers Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen and Kinky Friedman. Some of the artists will perform at Nelson’s Luck Ranch in Spicewood, near Austin. Others will stream live from elsewhere. Nelson’s event started in 1972 and has been held most years...
    SPICEWOOD, Texas (AP) — Willie Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic is going ahead this year, but to reduce concerns about the coronavirus the event will be virtual. Fans can tune in to the nearly 50-year-old music bash Saturday via luck.stream and williepicnic.com. Tickets for the picnic are on sale at williepicnic.com. Other performers expected to play include Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley, Steve Earle and Nelson’s fellow Texas-based singers Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen and Kinky Friedman. Some of the artists will perform at Nelson’s Luck Ranch in Spicewood, northwest of Austin. Others will stream live from elsewhere. Nelson’s event started in 1972 and has been held most years since, moving around Texas and occasionally outside the Lone...
    Like many musicians, Willie Nelson would love to be on the road again. But at 87, the tireless country legend isn’t letting the coronavirus pandemic keep him down. In fact, he’ll be having a busy 4th of July weekend: First he releases his 70th solo studio album, “First Rose of Spring,” on Friday. Then on Saturday, Nelson’s annual “4th of July Picnic” will carry on as a hybrid live-stream/concert-film event in the virtual countryside. Now how’s that for being a nimble octogenarian? And, as if anyone could say no to Willie, he’s drawn a strong lineup: Among those scheduled to show full Nelson love are Sheryl Crow, Ziggy Marley, Margo Price, Steve Earle, Kurt Vile and, of course, Lukas...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Red Headed Stranger will perform at a virtual fundraiser for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden this afternoon. Singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen will join Willie Nelson during the fundraiser, which is meant to boost Biden’s campaign in Texas. The legendary country singer will take to his guitar for the virtual performance to support the former VP this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. Texas Fundraiser for @joebiden THIS Monday with @WillieNelson, @robertearlkeen @CecileRichards @BetoORourke @JulianCastro! Get your tickets here: https://t.co/wvKaxiaJxX #TeamJoe pic.twitter.com/RFawsBpggI pic.twitter.com/de1lhgRR1P — Willie Nelson (@WillieNelson) June 28, 2020 Other guests at the event will include two of Biden’s former primary rivals — former HUD Secretary Julián Castro and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke. Another famous...
    Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — “ Hamilton ”: Disney Plus does not want to throw away its shot. On Friday, the streaming service will debut the much-anticipated live capture of the hit Broadway show. With Broadway theaters dark for at least the summer, it’s the closest anyone can get right now to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop-culture sensation — and, at least this way, tickets are far easier to come by. The PG-13 film was shot in summer 2016 over two “Hamilton” performances with the original cast, and it comes complete with an intermission. — “John Lewis: Good Trouble”: “There are forces...
    Country rocker Willie Nelson is set to perform at Joe Biden’s virtual fundraiser on Monday. Willie Nelson will join singer Robert Earl Keen as well as politicos including former HUD Secretary Julián Castro, failed presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, and former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards and the daughter of ex-Texas Governor Ann Richards. Biden supporters are expected to pay between $250 and $100,000 to view the Internet broadcast. The “On the Road Again” singer has been a great booster of Democrats over the years. Nelson performed at a Beto O’Rourke rally and was a strong supporter of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. Nelson has also been politically active for open borders and pot legalization. Last year, the 86-year-old hit making country star canceled...
    (CNN)It looks like Willie Nelson has Joe Biden on his mind. The legendary country singer will join Robert Earl Keen at a Monday night virtual fundraiser to support the former VP's presidential bid. Guests at the event will include two of Biden's former primary rivals -- former HUD Secretary Julián Castro and former Congressman Beto O'Rourke. Another famous Texan, Cecile Richards -- an abortion rights activist and daughter of Former Governor Ann Richards -- will also be there. The tickets range from $250 to $100,000.Texas Fundraiser for @joebiden THIS Monday with @WillieNelson, @robertearlkeen @CecileRichards @BetoORourke @JulianCastro! Get your tickets here: https://t.co/wvKaxiaJxX #TeamJoe pic.twitter.com/RFawsBpggI pic.twitter.com/de1lhgRR1P— Willie Nelson (@WillieNelson) June 28, 2020
    SAN ANTONIO – Willie Nelson and Robert Earl Keen are taking part in former Vice President Joe Biden’s virtual fundraiser event on Monday. Each musician is set to perform. Other special guests include Julián Castro, Beto O’Rourke, and Cecile Richards, the daughter of former Texas Governor Anne Richards. Texas artists will be in Rangers lot for drive-in concerts The event with Biden will begin at 4:15 p.m. and tickets range from $250 to $100,000. Nelson promoted Monday’s event on his social media pages. Recently, Nelson has moved some of his upcoming shows to virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The upcoming Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic will move online. Texas Fundraiser for @joebiden THIS Monday with @WillieNelson, @robertearlkeen...
    Willie Nelson and his sister, Bobbie, are releasing a book on Sept. 15 about their time as bandmates and stories about their life together. The book, “Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band,” will have alternating chapters from the siblings as they discuss their music career in their band, Willie Nelson and Family. According to a press release, the book is “a heartfelt memoir of the lifelong bond between Willie and his only sibling Bobbie, who tells her own incredible story here for the first time.” DOLLY PARTON IS RELEASING BEHIND-THE-SCENES BOOK ‘SONGTELLER’ ABOUT 175 OF HER BEST HITS Bobbie Nelson and Willie Nelson pose backstage before their New Years Eve concert at ACL Live “After...
    On the heels of a brand new Dolly Parton ebook, one other basic nation star, Willie Nelson, 87, and his sister, Bobbie Nelson, 89, introduced that they’ve penned a memoir. The tome, “Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Household Band,” will element their household bond taking part in music collectively, with alternating chapters by every sibling. It’s out Sept. 15 from Random Home. The duo additionally plans an image ebook, to be launched subsequent 12 months.
    On the heels of a new Dolly Parton book, another classic country star, Willie Nelson, 87, and his sister, Bobbie Nelson, 89, announced that they’ve penned a memoir. The tome, “Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of the Family Band,” will detail their family bond playing music together, with alternating chapters by each sibling. It’s out Sept. 15 from Random House. The duo also plans a picture book, to be released next year.