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Willie Nelson - The Essential Willie Nelson Album

Willie Nelson - The Essential Willie Nelson Album

Performer: Willie Nelson
Title: The Essential Willie Nelson
Style: Country, Folk
Released: 01 Apr 2003
Cat#: C2K 86740
Country: US
Label: Columbia, Legacy
Size MP3 version: 2785 mb
Size FLAC version: 2368 mb
Size WMA version: 2620 mb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 065
Genre: Folk & World

Willie Nelson - The Essential Willie Nelson Album


1Stay A Little Longer (Live)3:03
2Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground4:31
4Everywhere I Go
Guitar, Vocals – Emmylou Harris
5Living In The Promiseland3:22
6Faded Love
Vocals – Ray Price
7Nothing I Can Do About It Now3:19
8Hello Walls2:24
9One Time Too Many
Performer [Instrumentals] – AerosmithVocals – Steven Tyler
10Whiskey River (Live)3:31
11Mendocino County Line
Vocals – Lee Ann Womack
12Highway Man
Guitar, Vocals – Johnny Cash, Waylon JenningsVocals – Kris Kristofferson
13My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys3:06
14Me And Paul3:49
15Good Hearted Woman
Guitar, Vocals – Waylon Jennings
16Night Life2:32
17Uncloudy Day4:40
18All Of Me3:54
19I Never Cared For You2:32
20Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain2:21
22On The Road Again2:33
23Georgia On My Mind4:21
24Bloody Mary Morning2:49
25Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys
Guitar, Vocals – Waylon Jennings
26To All The Girls I've Loved Before
Vocals – Julio Iglesias
27Shotgun Willie2:39
28Funny How Time Slips Away3:03
29Good Times2:28
30City Of New Orleans4:52
31Pancho And Lefty
Guitar, Vocals – Merle Haggard
32Heartbreak Hotel
Vocals – Leon Russell
33Blue Skies3:35
34If You've Got The Money I've Got The Time2:06
35Slow Dancing
Harmonica – Mickey RaphaelPerformer [Instrumentals] – U2
36The Party's Over2:29
37Hel Me Make It Through The Night4:01
38Always On My Mind3:32
39Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morning4:21
40Seven Spanish Angels
Vocals, Piano – Ray Charles
41Forgiving You Was Easy2:49


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
TV2K 86740Willie Nelson The Essential Willie Nelson ‎(2xCD, Comp)Columbia, LegacyTV2K 86740Canada2003
512117 2Willie Nelson The Essential Willie Nelson ‎(2xCD, Comp)Columbia, Legacy512117 2Europe2003
5098162000Willie Nelson The Essential Willie Nelson ‎(2xCD, Comp)Columbia, Legacy5098162000Australia2003
C2K 86740Willie Nelson The Essential Willie Nelson ‎(2xCD, Comp, RE)Columbia, LegacyC2K 86740US2015
88697 35152 2Willie Nelson The Essential Willie Nelson ‎(3xCD, Comp, Ltd, RE, RM)Columbia, Legacy88697 35152 2US2009


  • ProducerAl Quaglieri, Nick Shaffran


  • Barcode: 6 9699-86740-2 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 696998674028
  • Other (CD #1 Catalog Number): CK 86752
  • Other (CD #2 Catalog Number): CK 86753


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.


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