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Songs Written By Willie Nelson: Crazy, On The Road Again, Funny How Time Slips Away, Hello Walls, Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground

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Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Chapters: Crazy, on the Road Again, Funny How Time Slips Away, Hello Walls, Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a freeMoreCommentary (music and lyrics not included). Chapters: Crazy, on the Road Again, Funny How Time Slips Away, Hello Walls, Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 22. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Crazy is a ballad composed by Willie Nelson. It has been recorded by several artists, most notably by Patsy Cline, whose version was a #2 country hit in 1962. Nelson wrote the song in early 1961- at the time he was a journeyman singer-songwriter who had written several hits for other artists but had not yet had a significant recording of his own. Cline was already a country music superstar who was working to extend a string of hits. Nelson originally wrote the song for country singer Billy Walker, but Walker turned it down and Cline picked it as a follow up to her previous big hit I Fall to Pieces. The song was released in late 1961 and immediately became another huge hit for Cline, eventually becoming one of her signature tunes, and its success helped launch Nelson as a performer as well as a songwriter. This song as sung by Patsy Cline is #85 on Rolling Stones list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Musically the song is a jazz-pop ballad with country overtones. The complex melody suited Clines vocal talent perfectly and widened the crossover audience she had established with her prior hits. The lyrics describe the singers state of bemusement at the singers own helpless love for the object of his affection. According to the Ellis Nassour biography Patsy Cline, Nelson, who at that time was known as a struggling songwriter by the name of Hugh Nelson, was a regular at Tootsies Orchid Lounge on Nashvilles Music Row, where he frequented with friends Kris Kristofferson and Roger Miller, both unknown songwriters at that time. Nelson met Clines husband, ...http: //booksllc.net/?id=1213730