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Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel, "Willie and The Wheel" (2009)

Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel, "Willie and The Wheel" (2009)

Willie Nelson certainly has worked in more unexpected contexts lately — not least of which was his thoroughly surprising and just as thoroughly enjoyable turn alongside Wynton Marsalis at the Lincoln Center. There have also been other, occasionally unfortunate duets with pop singers, reggae guys, and rappers, too. So, yeah, “Willie and The Wheel,” a recording with Western swing preservationistsRead More

Something Else! Featured Artist: Asleep at the Wheel

Something Else! Featured Artist: Asleep at the Wheel

NICK DERISO: Asleep at the Wheel has ensured that Texas swing music is no museum piece. In fact, they can be downright postmodern — recording, on occasion, with the likes of Manhattan Transfer and the Squirrel Nut Zippers, while paying tribute to Lone Star musical legend Bob Wills. A nifty mix of this hipster, if archaic, regional music and aRead More

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