November Contemporary , Country Music. Willie Nelson is truly an open-minded artist when he decided to cover a song that is not usually favored by the country crowd. The song came out back in Then, 25 years later, Nelson decided to be progressive with his music.
Well! I'll Be a Gay Cowboy Song By Willie Nelson.
Willie Nelson releases homage to gay cowboys
Willie Hugh Nelson born April 29, is an American musician, actor, and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie , combined with the critical and commercial success of Red Headed Stranger and Stardust , 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 s as a reaction to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound. Nelson has acted in over 30 films, co-authored several books, and has been involved in activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana.
Nelson Unveils 'Gay Cowboy' Valentine
When it comes to acting in feature films and TV-movies, Willie Nelson is game for just about any sort of role — as long as the role allows him to more or less be himself. Indeed, we would go so far as to say that Shotgun Willie is his own harshest critic when it comes to evaluating his work on screen. While flying on a private plane during pre-production location scouting, producer Sydney Pollack and director Jerry Schatzberg encouraged him to write a song about being on the road during a concert tour.
From the AP :. Come to think of it, I seem to recall having seen both Bush and Cheney wearing cockroach killers. I like tasteful cigars, private property, American whiskey, fast cars, hot women, pre-bailout Jeeps, fine dining, worthwhile literature, low taxes, original music, personal privacy and self-defense rights -- but not necessarily in this order. That was damn funny. I just love that Willie Nelson Gay Cowboy song, it sends shivers up my spine.