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WTJU celebrates Willie Nelson's 75th: Two Shows

WTJU celebrates Willie Nelson's 75th Birthday
Thursday, May 1, 2008, Noon-2pm
on Cosmic American Jamboree
Special Show and CD Box Set Giveaway!

Willie Nelson

From 12:30-1:30pm on Cosmic American Jamboree tune in for My Own Peculiar Way: the Songs of Willie Nelson hosted by Rodney Crowell with additional comments by Ray Wylie Hubbard and Nels Cline. This one hour special features Willie's life story, his best known songs, and his unique sound! Between the stories the program is packed with a unique playlist of Willie's best known songs. Part two of this two hour program will air on May 3rd Saturday evening from 4:30-5:30pm.

At the end of the Willie Nelson program Lonesome George will GIVE AWAY Willie's new 4-CD set: Willie Nelson: One Hell of a Ride. This collection includes tracks from all phases and stages of his storied career! Note: WTJU volunteers and staff are not eligible for this giveaway.


Saturday, May 3, 2008, 4:30-5:30pm
on Jumpin' On the Bed
Special Willie Nelson Show and CD Sampler Giveaways!

SPECIAL PROGRAMMING: WTJU celebrates Willie Nelson's 75th Birthday! May 3rd, 4-6:00pm Jumpin' On the Bed!

From 4:30-5:30pm on Jumpin' on the Bed tune in for True Outlaw Stories: on the Road with Willie Nelson, hosted by Rodney Crowell with additional comments by Ray Wylie Hubbard and Nels Cline. This one hour special features brand new exclusive interviews with Willie Nelson and extended musical family (Paul English, Raphael, Jody Payne, Bobbie Nelson, and Poodie Locke) as they tell rich, colorful stories that take you deep inside Willie's heart, soul and mind. Between the stories the program is packed with a unique playlist of Willie's best known songs.

During the show single CD samplers of music on the boxed set will be given away. Note: WTJU volunteers and staff are not eligible for this giveaway.

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