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To Lefty from Willie


Download links and information about To Lefty from Willie by Willie Nelson. This album was released in 1977 and it belongs to Country, Outlaw Country genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 30:12 minutes.

Artist: Willie Nelson
Release date: 1977
Genre: Country, Outlaw Country
Tracks: 11
Duration: 30:12
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No. Title Length
1. Mom and Dad's Waltz 3:03
2. Look What Thoughts Will Do 2:44
3. I Love You a Thousand Ways 3:00
4. Always Late (With Your Kisses) 2:25
5. I Want to Be With You Always 2:40
6. She's Gone, Gone, Gone 2:31
7. A Little Unfair 3:43
8. I Never Go Around Mirrors 2:36
9. That's the Way Love Goes 3:10
10. Railroad Lady 2:40
11. If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time 1:40



In the early ‘50s only Hank Williams, Sr. could rival Lefty Frizzell for success and influence on the country music scene. Both singers taught an entire generation how to sing honky-tonk and both had a number of successful tunes that defined the genre. But where Williams died on New Year’s Day 1953 at the age of 29, forever establishing his legendary status, Frizzell lived on to witness his commercial decline, as styles and sounds changed. Frizzell died of a stroke in 1975, leaving behind a catalog of masterful songs that included his first hit “If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time,” “Always Late (With Your Kisses)” and “Look What Thoughts Will Do.” In 1977, Willie Nelson at the height of his popularity decided to release this straightforward tribute composed of some of Lefty’s best-known songs. The arrangements recall the no-nonsense honky-tonk of Frizzell’s hard country and Nelson sings with aggression. (The inclusion of the Jimmy Buffett-Jerry Jeff Walker composition “Railroad Lady” makes little sense in this particular context.) As important in its way as Nelson’s more well-known collections such as Stardust.