Alejandro Rose-Garcia—a.k.a. Shakey Graves—recently carved his initials into Trigger, Willie’s famous guitar, the first inscription the instrument has seen in years.
A short documentary by Rolling Stone, narrated by Woody Harrelson, affirms how essential the Martin classical guitar is to Willie Nelson’s sound and persona.
Most guitars don’t have names. This one has a voice and a personality, and bears a striking resemblance to his owner.
From "I'm a Memory" to "Here We Go Again," listen to eight performances that highlight the capabilities of Willie Nelson's treasured guitar.
In this extraordinary oral history, Willie Nelson’s friends, kin, and collaborators (Jimmy Carter, Emmylou Harris, Robert Redford, Merle Haggard, and many more big names) tell their favorite stories about the Red Headed Stranger.
Washington, D.C., has Abraham Lincoln, Salt Lake City has Brigham Young, Philadelphia has Rocky Balboa. And now Austin has Willie. The massive bronze sculpture, which was commissioned by a local group called Capital Area Statues, rests downtown at the corner of Willie Nelson Boulevard (formerly Second Street) and Lavaca outside the new studios of Austin City…
The Red Headed Stranger is about to be eligible for Medicare? Ain’t it funny how time slips away.
Willie Nelson’s true love may have a body that’s worse for the wear, but woe to the man who tries to pick it up.