Apple Music Country radio host and journalist Hunter Kelly curates and hosts a series of intimate conversations with some of the industry’s most iconic and influential artists, exploring their creative process, where their music is headed, and how they hope to expand the genre for those coming next.
Country megastar and cultural icon Willie Nelson joins Hunter Kelly for an intimate conversation about his life in music and his new book, Willie Nelson’s Letters to America, a collection of his personal letters about the country he loves, its people and his heroes.
Willie brings his trademark wit, candor and optimism to this first-ever interview with Hunter, as he talks about his triumphs and hard times, his passions, his humanitarian work and more. They explore his genre-crossing music and uncommon stylistic ease in country, blues, gospel, jazz and the American songbook. And Willie shares the stories behind some of his signature songs, among them, “On the Road Again,” “Funny How Time Slips Away,” “Hello Walls,” “Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground” and “Crazy,” which Rolling Stone called “one of the defining ballads of the 20th century.” As engaging a storyteller in life as in music and a tireless voice of hope, Willie draws from his heart, soul and song catalog in this deeply personal conversation, sharing his message of positivity amidst the difficult, the promise of America, and the endless call of the road.
This event will be available for two weeks after the streaming date.
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