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This week, with Willie’s eighty-ninth birthday just a couple days away, we visit with his daughter, Paula Nelson. She’s a singer-songwriter in her own right, as well as a DJ spinning solid-gold country classics for SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country channel and Willie’s Roadhouse, and she’ll discuss “Devil in a Sleepin’ Bag.” Subscribe Apple Podcasts — Google Podcasts — Spotify — Stitcher (Read a transcript of this episode below.)It’s an album cut off her dad’s 1973 album Shotgun Willie, a song he wrote about his longtime drummer and best friend, Paul English, and it prompts Paula to explain how she got Paul’s name, how Paul got his nickname—”the Devil”—and how an early-seventies gunfight earned her dad his nickname, “Shotgun Willie.” She’ll also talk about what it was like…
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