Video of the day: Whiskey River – Willie Nelson

 

Willie Nelson recorded “Whiskey River” for the album “Shotgun Willie in 1973. In 1978, he did the song for his record “Willie and Family Live.

This version of the song was released as a single through Columbia Records. “Whiskey River”, despite not being a Nelson original, has become Nelson’s signature song and a concert staple, usually the first song on the set list.

“Whiskey River” is co-written (with Paul Stroud) and also recorded by American country music singer Johnny Bush. He released the song in 1972 on his album Whiskey River.

Live 1974 with a great guitar solo by Willie:

Live 2004:

– Hallgeir

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