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Music – 1981 – Willie Nelson – Stay A Little Longer – Honky Tonk Introduction To Austin City Limits

“Stay a Little Longer” is a Western swing dance tune written by Bob Wills and Tommy Duncan. The title comes from a refrain in the chorus:

Stay all night, stay a little longer,
Dance all night, dance a little longer,
Pull off your coat, throw it in the corner,
Don’t see why you can’t stay a little longer. 

Any way you cut the pie….this song being sung by Willie Nelson and played at an Austin honky tonk bar in Austin, Texas is a perfect introduction to the legendary weekly television music program Austin City Limits in 1981. 

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