10 songs with which to celebrate Willie Nelson turning 85


Willie Nelson, whose latest solo album Ride Me Back Home is due out in June, turned 85 years old today. During his storied career, the Texas native recorded a staggering 98 studio albums and 12 live albums, appeared in more than 30 films, wrestled with the IRS, tours relentlessly and advocated for farmers, biofuels and marijuana legalization. Here’s a modest sampler of some of Nelson’s biggest hits to celebrate his birthday.