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Willie Hugh Nelson Edit Profile

musician , songwriter

Willie Hugh Nelson, musician, lyricist. Achievements include performing Cowboys Are Frequently, Secretly (Fond of Each Other), which may be the first gay cowboy song by a major recording artist. Served in United States Air Force.

Background

Nelson, Willie Hugh was born on April 30, 1933 in Abbott, Texas, United States.

Education

Student, Baylor University.

Career

Salesman; announcer, host country music shows local Texas stations. Bass player Ray Price's band. Formed own band; personal appearances at Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, throughout United States, since 1964.

Recording artist Atlantic, Columbia and Radio Corporation of America records. Founder Pedernales Studios, Spicewood, Texas, Pedernales Records, Austin, 2007. Owner Pedernales Golf Club/Willie Nelson's Cut-N-Putt.

Co-founder Willie Nelson's Biodiesel.

Achievements

  • Achievements include performing Cowboys Are Frequently, Secretly (Fond of Each Other), which may be the first gay cowboy song by a major recording artist.

Works

Membership

Served in United States Air Force.

Connections

Children: Jacob, Lukas, Paula Carlene, Amy, Lana, Susie, Billy.

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Jacob Nelson

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Lukas Nelson

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Paula Carlene Nelson

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Amy Nelson

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Lana Nelson

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Susie Nelson

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Billy Nelson