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February 2019: Vol 45, No 2

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Now 85, you could say that this true Country-Pop music legend or, as he is referred to in the Country Music Hall of Fame, is a national treasure. His contributions to American culture are forever inscribed into folklore as a singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor and
activist. The critical successes of his
“Shotgun Willie” (1973), “Red Headed Stranger” (1975) and “Stardust” (1978) albums made Nelson one of the most recognized artists in Country music. He was one of the main figures of outlaw country, a subgenre of Country music that developed in the late 1960s as a reaction to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound. Nelson has acted in more han 30 films, Continued on page 30 co-authored several books, and has been involved in activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana.

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