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The Willie Nelson Incident

by Walter Price I found this album in 1977, I was a small young lad with huge loves for Kenny Rogers and Willie Nelson. Nelson although American perfection some of his lyrics probably not kid’s stuff. But it was a different time and when the need for me to learn a song for the school…

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Willie and Merle

  Merle and I were buddies from way back. I first met him at a poker game at my house in Nashville in the early Sixties, before he went back to Bakersfield and I went back to Texas. We always had a lot in common. We both hopped trains as kids. We both got our…

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Merle Haggard

  “He was my brother, my friend. I will miss him.” – Willie Nelson by Walter Price   The passing of the legendary songwriter and voice that was(is) Merle Haggard was devastatingly expected, not this soon but just the same his passing has generated a wide variety of social media posts from fans and contemporaries.…

Franki9e Lee American Dreamer

Frankie Lee American Dreamer

by Walter Price   There is so much truth in the sounds and lyrics coming from Frankie Lee’s debut album American Dreamer it resonates pure working man blues country and the grit of been there wallowed around in it. With mixed Haggard swagger and Flying Burrito Brothers take it easy story telling it is hard…

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The Thing About Dave Dudley

“Do you know who I am? I’m Dave Dudley.” by Walter Price   When you record some 70 albums and land 30+ Top 40 hits in a long and winding career and not really anyone remembers your name, sad days are in full swing. And, outside of rockabilly circles, Dave Dudley’s name usually doesn’t flow…